Monthly Archive: January 2013

Gondoliers inside The Venetian, in #3D red/cyan anaglyph

As you know, everything in Las Vegas is a little out there. Inside the enormous Venetian hotel and casino there is a canal and gondoliers shuttle visitors along the interior canal, while singing. This was taken with a Fujifilm W3, handheld, at probably 1/30th or 1/15th second (I didn’t check the EXIF) and ISO 800. The Fujifilm W3 becomes quite grainy at...

Hoover Dam in wide 3D stereobase photograph

Click on photo for a larger image. Taken using a single Lumix GH-2 and traveling to the right between shots. Distance traveled was not recorded. Red/cyan glasses needed for viewing

I have a few more items from CES still…

However, 2 1/2 weeks after leaving CES with the flu, I continue to run a low grade fever and continue with a nagging cough. This has been hard to deal with – had to prepare and give my M.S. in software engineering thesis oral presentation while sick. With the continued fatigue and headache from the flu, I just have not...

TV manufacturers say 3D no reason to buy TV – because 4k TV sets will earn them a lot more money!

TV manufacturers Sony, LG and Samsung will focus mainly on OLED and Ultra HD and state that 3D technology is no reason for consumers to purchase a new TV. The manufacturers warn that this doesn’t mean that 3D isn’t important but that it had its peak time. via MyCE.com. Lack of 4K content is going to be a similar problem...

3D position sensing could see wide application use

Beyond Kinect, PrimeSense wants to drive 3D sensing into more everyday consumer gear | VentureBeat. We already see 3D sensing in Kinect and to some extent its used in smart phones and tablets. New technology intends to make it possible to sense a large amount of position information – to create new kinds of user interfaces, and for retail surveillance...