Tagged: 3D television

#CES2013 #CES Report on consumer 3D cameras

Consumer 3D cameras are not selling. The Lumix 3D1 is still being sold but I picked up word that sales are slow and it might not be continued, perhaps later in 2013. Fujifilm is no longer manufacturing the Fujifilm W3 (confirmed) but is continuing to sell from existing inventory. I was told by a Fujifilm staff member who knows the issues well, that sales have dropped off sharply on the W3...

Amazing – Create 3D video from old 2D videos

This is an amazingly nice 3D video created by Dan Eckert as a conversion from 2D video. How the heck does that work? As long as the camera is moving slowly left or right during the video shoot, you can create a fake 3D stereoscopic view by offsetting the 2D video by a few frames. Use the original video stream for one eye and the offset stream for the other eye...

The coming of age of 3D?

3D movies have been around for 40 to 50 years, but the genre has never taken off. Shooting 3D in film was very complex and 3D was often used primarily as a gimmick to make the movie different, not to tell the story. ┬áHence, few movies have been seen in 3D. In the past decade, the big change has been digital technology that makes shooting, editing and fixing 3D video “footage”...

China to launch 1st 3D TV channel in 2012

  Television rules the nation: China goes 3D | 3D Media Revolution Blog | 3D Video Player & 3D Video Converter. I decided this week that I will start shooting 3D video. I have had an interest in 3D going back to the 1980s, when I visited an exhibit on holography. I read a couple of books on holography but alas, holography was not something I was in a position to...