Monthly Archive: December 2013

Interesting speculation about a future GoPro Hero 4 camera – 4k anyone?

Interesting speculation about a future GoPro Hero 4 camera – 4k anyone?

  GoPro Hero 4 . What We Might Expect. 4K 30 fps. 2K 120 fps. « Wide Open Camera. Related articles Steadycam Smoothee for GoPro New 3D rig for the GoPro Hero3 available for $99 from 3DGuy.TV GoPro Hero3 Black Edition is an ideal action camera

Reuters suggests “mirrorless” format facing shakeout

Reuters suggests “mirrorless” format facing shakeout

Japan mid-tier camera makers face shakeout as smartphones shatter mirrorless hopes | Reuters. Reuters seems to have gotten this story half right, and half wrong.  See below for the details. Point and shoot market is mostly dying, replaced by consumers with smart phones Says Canon, Nikon and Sony own 60% of the camera market Panasonic and Olympus, two large promoters...

Crowdfunding sought for 3D snow flake photography project

Crowdfunding sought for 3D snow flake photography project

It’s not just for the pretty 3D pictures of falling snow flakes but also learn more about snow flakes in a way that leads to improved forecasting of snow conditions: Can we forecast the perfect ski day?☃ | Microryza. This web page at the University of Utah illustrates the 3D camera used now.

Youtube 3D video player broken in Firefox and Internet Explorer

Youtube 3D video player broken in Firefox and Internet Explorer

In the past week or so, Youtube has made changes that broke the playing of 3D videos in Internet Explorer and Firefox. Videos appear to display properly in Chrome and Opera browser. In IE and Firefox, 3D videos display like this, rather than in the full size of the viewer: Al Caudullo  (3DGuy.tv) has found a work around: Go to...

Glasses Free 3D Tablet Available

Glasses Free 3D Tablet Available

Just $349: The No Glasses 3D Tablet – Hammacher Schlemmer. Unfortunately, no manufacturer name is provided. But it runs Android 4.1. It does not include a 3D camera, and the built in 2D cameras are lame. And what does “1080p HD display with 1280 x 800 resolution” mean? Am guessing its just a 1280×800 resolution but it down scales 1080p...

3D in the news – or not

3D in the news – or not

Early last year I began tracking 3D news stories using news.google.com and a search for “3D”. Early on, a fair number of 3D stories were about 3D photography, 3D cameras and especially 3D content (movies, theaters, project systems) and 3D video games and displays. Today, probably 95% of the stories are about 3D printing technology and 3D printing of products....