Reporters still refer to 3D Goggles with a new twist: “goggle-free 3D”

Many biased reporters called 3D glasses “3D goggles” to insult the technology as best they could. They then simultaneously rave over VR helmets, which makes no sense. My 3D glasses are nearly identical to my reading glasses, but no one says I’m wearing “reading goggles”! And we don’t wear “dark goggles” when we drive on … Continue reading Reporters still refer to 3D Goggles with a new twist: “goggle-free 3D”

Microsoft thinks 3D and “3D Goggles” are the wave of the future

Microsoft may be about to make its case for how Windows Holographic devices will make professionals and consumers more productive and creative. Source: Microsoft ready to put Windows at the center of 3D – CNET If 3D TV failed because people did not want to wear 3D glasses (often called 3D Goggles by the media), … Continue reading Microsoft thinks 3D and “3D Goggles” are the wave of the future

#3D TV is dead in Australia, but smartphone-based #VR3D #VR viewers may replace TVs

As I’ve said before, smart phones provide an inexpensive entry point for virtual reality viewing: A key benefit is that it does not require you to buy a new TV. Instead, you can use a smartphone, which 84% of Australians already have. Source: 3D television is dead… so what next? Consumer 3D TV died for … Continue reading #3D TV is dead in Australia, but smartphone-based #VR3D #VR viewers may replace TVs

CNET thinks #VR is already dead, apparently #VR3D #VR360 #CES2017

The media bad mouthed 3D – falsely referring to eyeglasses as “goggles” – contributing to the stunted market for consumer 3D TV. This CNET story reads like those old stories – just change “3D” to”VR”: Virtual reality promises to be a mega-trend that upends how we use computers and just plain get along. So why’s … Continue reading CNET thinks #VR is already dead, apparently #VR3D #VR360 #CES2017

PEOPLE Magazine’s Nov 30th issue includes a cardboard VR viewer

The free cardboard viewer is part of a movie promotion. Pick up a copy of PEOPLE’s special issue, Star Wars: The Secrets of Rogue One, on newsstands Nov. 30. Inside the issue, you’ll find PEOPLE’s virtual-reality viewer, with instructions included. Source: Rogue One: How to Assemble Your PEOPLE VR Viewer Related articles Samsung Gear Virtual Reality … Continue reading PEOPLE Magazine’s Nov 30th issue includes a cardboard VR viewer

Early VR headset methods to support those who need corrective lenses

“The oculus rift kits come with three sets of lenses-A, B and C. lens pair A is to be used by people who have excellent long sighted eyesight as the rift is focused at infinity. The pairs B and C are to be used by people having problems with near sightedness, though cannot be used … Continue reading Early VR headset methods to support those who need corrective lenses