Monthly Archive: August 2014

NYPD tells officers its okay for people to photograph or video record them

NYPD tells officers its okay for people to photograph or video record them

The police are not supposed to stop people from filming police activity – unless the photographer is truly interfering with the police – otherwise, filming is protected by the U.S. Constitution: NYPD Sends Out Official Memo Telling Officers They’re Allowed to Be Photographed.

Visual Storytelling in a 360 Virtual Reality World

Visual Storytelling in a 360 Virtual Reality World

First there were stage-based plays, then 2D films, then 3D films, and now, with Occulus Rift type viewers, 3D immersive virtual reality worlds that are 360 degrees in scope.  What does that mean for story telling? The Language of Visual Storytelling in 360 Virtual Reality. | RealVision.ae Knowledge Base and stereoscopic 3D Blog. Good points on 360 degree lighting, sound,...

Youtube viewership skews very young

Youtube viewership skews very young

I reviewed the stats for my own Youtube channel and discovered that 77% of all viewers are between the ages of 13 and 44 and about 60% are between the ages of 13 and 34. Youtube does not present statistics on those under age 13 (think this is due to Federal laws to protect children) but there are third party...

3D motion capture using 480 video cameras

3D motion capture using 480 video cameras

Researchers have found ways of combining the views of 480 video cameras mounted in a two-story geodesic dome to perform large-scale 3D motion reconstruction, including volleyball games, the swirl of air currents, and even a cascade of confetti. via How a dome full of cameras captures 3D motion | Futurity.

Wim Wenders and the “Natural Depth Method” | 3d.simplecarnival.com

Wim Wenders and the “Natural Depth Method” | 3d.simplecarnival.com

A method for achieving proper parallax when shooting 3D video: Wim Wenders and the “Natural Depth Method” | 3d.simplecarnival.com.