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“This video is 2D and 3D Simultaneously: the Pulfrich Effect”

Tom Scott has created a brilliant demonstration video of the Pulfrich Effect. You’ll need a pair of ordinary dark glasses – use just one side to cover just the right eye. Then watch his video. You’ll see the video in full color 3D, event though it is a 2D video. 3D video enthusiasts may already know a bit about how...

Taiwanese filmmaker to release Formosa 3D, 10 years in the making #3D #3DTV

Taiwanese filmmaker to release Formosa 3D, 10 years in the making #3D #3DTV

From the migration of purple butterflies to the crafting of bamboo steam baskets, Taiwan’s leading 3D film director has spent a decade painstakingly capturing the island’s beauty. Beauty in 3D: Taiwan filmmaker’s vibrant vision

34% of Star Wars The Last Jedi opening weekend watched in #3D #StarWars

34% of Star Wars The Last Jedi opening weekend watched in #3D #StarWars

“Before taking the lead this weekend at the domestic box-office, “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi” proved fans are still as eager as ever to see films in 3D. This week RealD, the world’s largest 3D cinema platform, announced that Lucasfilm’s latest Star Wars installment earned an impressive 34% of its worldwide gross from 3D performances of the film.”...

Portland MAX trains in VR 360

I picked up a Samsung Gear 360 (2016 model), which shoots 30 megapixel 360 still images and 4K video (3840 pixels wide) for US $109. Amazon has them really cheap right now – I assume Samsung is getting rid of the 2016 model as they introduced the 2017 version, also called Gear 360 (but a completely different camera with only...

IMAX to show less movies in 3D

Reality is IMAX is not as popular as it once was either. They went from big screens to pseudo big screens squished into regular movie theaters – and then turned the volume up to +11. I have not watched an IMAX movie in an “IMAX theater” since The Hobbit came out – and the IMAX experience wasn’t much there, on...

“Avatar 2” might be presented in glasses-free 3D theaters

I’ve been reading about glasses free 3D projection systems for some time – they are certainly coming and this would be quite exciting for Avatar 2 to launch glasses free 3D theaters – but it is not yet for certain that this will happen. Avatar 2 Could be Projected in Glasses Free 3D