Monthly Archive: September 2014

Rose City Comic Con 2014

I attended the Rose City Comic Con on Saturday (on Sunday I was at the Oregon International Air Show). I am posting photos from the Rose City Comic Con on my Flickr page and will also be adding 3D photos there soon, as well as on the Phereo 3D photo sharing web site (which as a “universal” 3D viewer). Nearly all my photos are taken with permission of the subjects. There are...

Open Platform Community cameras from Olympus

Open Platform Community cameras from Olympus. It’s an interactive initiative for users of Olympus’ new open platform cameras. Anyone can hack, share, and join in on the fun. So come and share your experiences and photos taken using these revolutionary cameras. I do not know much about this – yet – but am hoping it is what I think it is! This could be big – think of what independent software...

You can now attach your iPad directly to your face

These virtual reality device news stories featuring VR helmets and head mounted facial covering displays are promoted by the people who said that 3D is dead because consumers do not like wearing “3D goggles” (I am not making that up): You can now attach your iPad directly to your face to experience virtual reality | The Verge. Look at the sample photos – try not to laugh – and realize that those who...

USGS seeks 3D Elevation data

Facebook post from USGS. The 3D Elevation Program data will eventually made available to the public, for free.

“Testing the Effectiveness of 3D Film for Laboratory-Based Studies of Emotion”

Full text of study published in: PLOS ONE: Testing the Effectiveness of 3D Film for Laboratory-Based Studies of Emotion. The authors found little difference in emotional response of watching film clips (not entire films) in 2D versus 3D. The study had 408 volunteers view selected clips from 4 films in 2D or 3D while hooked up to cardiac monitoring machines. Physiological data was used as a proxy for the viewer’s emotional state....