Articles about 3D (page 17)

CK Joins the 3D Camp with Designer 3D Glasses/Sunglasses
First Oakley, then Gucci, and now CK will be joining the 3D fray with the rise of 3D televisions inside home theaters and living rooms with its own branded designer shades. Calvin Klein is said to be offering three different styles of 3D glasses each for men and women, all of which will be RealD certified. The glasses can serve as 3D for indoors use or as regular sunglasses with […]

Movie Theaters Filming Movie-Watching Patrons to Study Audience Reactions
While we hope that movie theaters studying the reaction of movie watchers will lead to better films that will jive with our adrenaline or emotions, the reality of the matter is that you’ll soon be paying box office admissions prices to watch your beloved Hollywood blockbuster and also ‘volunteer’ as a test subject to be filmed and studied. Video cameras in theaters have become the norm in recent years to […]

Holographic Telecommuting to Become Reality Thanks to U. of Arizona
University of Arizona researchers have devised a holographic display that can show 3D videos in real time. Previously, 3D holographs were static images, but the research at the U. of Arizona can “project a color 3D image onto a sheet of special plastic using a fast-flashing laser. The image can be updated once every two seconds, fast enough to give a sense of movement,” according to Wired. The best part […]

Glasses-Free 3D Panel from AUO Promises No Deadzones
With more news surrounding a glasses-free 3D display existence, AUO is promising that its panel, which the company is showcasing at the FPD International 2010 will be the first 3D panel that will not have a deadzone; prior 3D technologies required users to be around the center of the screen to view the images or videos. The panels will be shown off in a 15.6-inch 1080p HD notebook and a […]

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Consumer Reports: Plasma a Better Bet Than LCD for 3D TV
If you’re looking to purchase a 3D television set this television, Consumer Reports advises that plasma may be a better option than its LCD technology rival in that arena. According to the publication, plasma displays offer little ghosting. Ghosting is an issue where sets display “double images that appear even when wearing 3D glasses.” The publication finds that “Panasonic plasma sets exhibited the least ghosting of any of the 3D […]

World's First 3D-printed Car Actually Works
Don’t want to go to the auto dealership to purchase a new car? Perhaps in the future we’ll just be able to select a design online and print our own. An engineering company out there has come up with the world’s first 3D-printed car, Urbee. The two-seater vehicle has all its body parts made from 3D printers, including the glass panels. The car obviously isn’t available for mass consumption just […]

Microsoft to acquire California-based start-up Canesta
Microsoft has flexed their financial muscles yet again, and will be looking to bring Canesta from California into their fold. Why so, you ask? Well, Canesta is a leader in 3D sensing technology for starters, owning 44 patents which represent the company’s breakthroughs in many areas which are critical to enabling natural user interfaces (NUIs), with Microsoft’s own Kinect for example, across multiple platforms. This acquisition would see both Canesta’s […]

Gucci Joins Oakley in Offering 3D Glasses
In addition to Oakley, Gucci will also be rolling out 3D eyeglasses to target the high-end consumer electronics shopper. Available in time for the holiday shopping season, Gucci’s 3D eyewear will set you back $225 and features a retro-1980s aviator-inspired design. Though not just stylishly chic, Gucci is also promising some cool technology should you pull your wallet out and make the purchase, including “optically correct 6-base curved lenses with […]

Viewsonic Introduces Its 24-inch V3D241wm-LED Monitor
Viewsonic has just introduced a new 3D monitor for folks who are looking to get into the 3D game. The 24-inch V3D241wm-LED 3D monitor comes bundled with a pair of active 3D glasses and Viewsonic promises that the monitor’s 120Hz frame rate and 2ms ratings are good enough for your gaming and movie sessions. A pair of built-in two watt speakers are included too, along with specifications such as 300 […]

We tried the Toshiba GL1 glasses-less 3DTV for you: greatness and challenges
[CEATEC 2010] Toshiba has caught CEATEC by storm, creating a continuous 2-hr wait line around its booth with attendees lining-up to see one thing: the GL1 series of glasses-less 3D televisions. Three models were on display: 12″, 20″ (products) and 56″ (prototype). Toshiba has dropped the bomb on competitors like Sony, LG or Samsung by announcing that 3D without glasses was “here”, or at least around the corner, and my […]

Toshiba Satellite A665-3D Breathes New Life To Your Games And Movies
Toshiba has announced its updated A665-3D Satellite notebook with new 3D playback support, thanks to NVIDIA 3D Vision technology, allowing the A665 to offer 2D content in 3D, including games, movies, and pictures. The A665-3D will be available starting in October at Best Buy, select retailers, and direct from Toshiba with prices starting at $1,299 and will be bundled with a pair of active 3D glasses. Specifications of this notebook […]

Konami unveils 3D Road Fighters
For those of you who want to enjoy stereoscopic 3D gaming after watching numerous 3D films over the course of this year and yet cannot afford a PS3 to do so, how about taking a trip down to the local arcades instead? This is applicable only if you live in Japan, where gaming giant Konami has released a 3D version of their Road Fighters games, letting you choose from a […]

LG A510 offers stereoscopic 3D in premium notebook format
Stereoscopic 3D is big – so huge that it has made its way to TVs and projectors. Now, it is available on notebooks as well, with LG delivering 3D viewing on their A510. While it is not the first in the world, it has been touted to be the first premium notebook to deliver cinematic 3D experience at near Full HD quality. To do this, you get a 15.6-inch Full […]

RealD Aims to Bring Cheaper 3D Goggles to HDTVs Minus the Batteries
RealD has shown off a new 3D panel for HDTVs that will hopefully change the landscape of HDTV by making the tech a slightly bit more affordable by eliminating the need for battery-powered active shutter 3D glasses which carry an IR transmitter and retails for $100-$150 a pair. Instead, RealD is going to license out its Zscreen technology, which will be embedded into the television’s pannel, and is essentially, according […]