NICT Demonstrates 200″ AS3D Display

by Tom Allen

Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) has undertaken a research project to develop ‘novel’ glasses-free 3D display systems. One of these systems was a 200″ display using super-multi view 3D video …

Tags:3D| Autostereo 3D| Japan| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 23

3D Lives at Sky Italia

by Tom Allen

Sky Italia has begun shooting on a new 3D production focused on Florence and its Uffizi Gallery. The documentary Florence and the Uffizi is being captured in 6k for 3D. It will be downcoverted …

Tags:3D| 3D Content Creation| Italy| Large Display Monitor| Sky| Vol 22 - Issue 21

Chiaro Claims New 3D Capture Tech

by Tom Allen

US-based Chiaro Technologies has developed a new motion-capable 3D capture technology. ‘Cloudburst’ streams 3D data at 15+ fps (acquisition can be faster), running on a PC CPU instead of a specialised ASIC. The device …

Tags:3D| 3D Content Creation| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| USA| Vol 22 - Issue 19

TV and Smartphones to Drive 3D

by Tom Allen

Allied Market Research (AMR) has predicted that the global 3D display market will be worth $112.9 billion by 2020, with a CAGR of 26.8% from 2014. More than 65% of revenue will be contributed …

Tags:3D| Autostereo 3D| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Stereo 3D| Vol 22 - Issue 10| Worldwide

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No 3D on UltraHD Blu-ray?

by Tom Allen

An UltraHD Blu-ray standard is under development, we heard last month (4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Specs are Great but is it too Late?, Display Monitor Vol 22 No 4), but some have suggested that …

Tags:3D| 3D (Three Dimensions)| Blu-ray| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 05| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Izon Aids Creation of AS3D Mobiles

by Tom Allen

US-based Izon has licensed its own glasses-free 3D technology to W.A. Howell & Associates of California, to be used in healthcare software development for portable medical devices, such as tablets and mobile phones. Comment The …

Tags:2D-3D conversion| 3D| 3D display| Large Display Monitor| Smartphones| Stream TV| tablets| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Moscow University Automates Mismatch Detection

by Tom Allen

The Graphics & Media Lab CMC of Lomonosov Moscow State University has developed ‘a practical algorithm for automatic channel mismatch detection in S3D video’. The algorithm was used to evaluate more than 100 S3D films in …

Tags:3D| 3D Cinema| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 05

Sensio’s UltraHD 3D Format is Lossless

by Tom Allen

Sensio Technologies has launched a new 3D format called Sensio 3D/4K, which is optimised for UltraHD 3D TVs. The format enables the distribution of high-definition 3D content, without stereoscopic compression loss. It is compatible …

Tags:3D| 3D Formats| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 22 - Issue 04

QR COdes Used for 3D Image Transfer

by Raverstead

A team of optical engineers at the the University of Connecticut has developed a way to securely display 3D images by scanning a QR code. The QR codes store compressed, encrypted images that can …

Tags:3D| 3D (Three Dimensions)| Mobile Display Monitor| Smartphones| Vol 21 - Issue 46

French Watchdog Recommends No 3D For Children

by Raverstead

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) has advised that children under the age of six be denied access to 3D content. Young people under 13 should have ‘moderate’ …

Tags:3D| 3D (Three Dimensions)| France| Health and Safety| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 21 - Issue 45