Monthly Archive: December 2012

The opportunity for 3D is much larger than 3D movies and pictures

The opportunity for 3D is much larger than 3D movies and pictures

With our interest in 3D photography and video, we can get stuck on thinking 3D is just about photography or movies. But the future of 3D is vastly larger. As 3D monitors and 3D TVs become wide spread – which is likely a few years out yet – consider the impact this could have on line shopping. And especially when...

Online Forum Now Available on 3d.coldstreams.com

Online Forum Now Available on 3d.coldstreams.com

I just set up an online forum for Q&A, discussion, announcements – by anyone. All are welcome to use it (except spammers, of course). Simple sign up and email confirmation gets you in. The Forum is available through a link at the top and also the side of this page or just go here: http://3d.coldstreams.com/forum Suggested topics – anything having...

Glass sculpture – in 3D

Glass sculpture – in 3D

Photographed outside the Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Wa, using a Fujifilm W3 camera. Processed in StereoPhoto Maker as a red/cyan anaglyph (red/cyan glasses needed for viewing). Click on the image for a larger view.

The Hobbit in High Frame Rate 3D

The Hobbit in High Frame Rate 3D

Last weekend, we all watched The Hobbit at a 2D movie theater (part of a family get together). The movie was great – but this post is not about the story – but about the technology. The 2D movie theater used a 2K projection system and the image appeared remarkably soft to us. From our seats, it felt like watching...

The Queen’s Christmas address in 3D

The Queen’s Christmas address in 3D

I could not play it as an embedded video and it may need to be viewed only on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzqSHcB23qk

Glass Artist at Work – 3D video

Glass Artist at Work – 3D video

Below is a 3D video I took last weekend inside The Hot Shop at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA. You can watch glass artists at work on the Museum’s live video stream (which is narrated) and you can send questions to the narrator, online. Glass blowing is an absolutely fascinating art form and takes a team of people...