RealD wins German patent battle

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Advanced TV reported that RealD has won a patent battle with LightSpeed over the firm’s DepthQ CineBright two-beam system. A court in Düsseldorf, Germany found that LightSeed had infringed on RealD’s …

Tags:3D Cinema| Germany| Litigation| Patents| RealD

RealD Looks at Entertainment on the Move

by Bob Raikes

I tend to think of RealD as a supplier of cinema technology in display or image processing, although it also has other technologies. I remember seeing a cool idea for changing the apparent direction …

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RealD Wins Patent Lawsuits Against Volfoni And CinemaNext

by Artem Alekseenko

A district court in Düsseldorf, Germany ruled in favor of global visual technology leader, RealD Inc., finding infringement of three of its patents by Volfoni SmartCrystal Diamond triple-beam systems, it was announced by RealD …


What Bob Saw on the Net 08/04/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Tottenham …

Tags:Apple| Asus| Autostereo 3D| Game Playing| HTC| iPhone| Italy| Patents| Piracy| RealD| Smartphones| Sports and Stadiums| UltraHD

Volfoni Launches Counterclaim in IP Lawsuit in Germany

by Andrew Fenn

Volfoni, a European provider of 3D technology, has announced the launch of its counterclaim to the intellectual property lawsuit filed by RealD in Germany. IP law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP will …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| Large Display Monitor| Litigation| Patents| RealD| Vol 25 - Issue 23

High Frame Rate Mastering War Stories

by Chris Chinnock

DoP Bill Bennett and RealD Sr. Scientist Tony Davis gave a presentation to detail some of the experience the two have gained in capturing cinematic content at high frame rates and then using a …

Tags:HFR - High Frame Rate| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| RealD| Vol 25 - Issue 08

RealD Cinema is New Name for Luxe Brand

by Chris Chinnock

RealD has developed its own PLF cinema concept it has been branding a “Luxe” theater. At CinemaCon, we met with the company and discovered they are changing this name to “RealD Cinema.” Like others …

Tags:Cinema| CinemaCon 2017| Large Display Monitor| RealD| Vol 24 - Issue 13

RealD Updates its Intelilight Technology – and More

by Chris Chinnock

We met with RealD in a meeting room at the back of the South Hall at CES to discuss progress on its Intelilight technology. This is essentially an intelligent backlight that can direct light …

Tags:Automotive| Autostereo 3D| CES 2017| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Privacy| RealD| Stereo 3D| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Lightspeed Design Gets Patent on 3D Polarization Recovery

by Matthew Brennesholtz

On November 15th, Chris Ward and two of his colleagues at Lightspeed Design, Inc., were issued US Patent 9,494,805 titled “Stereoscopic Light Recycling Device.” Additional patents are either granted or pending in Canada, China, …

Tags:3D (Three Dimensions)| 3D Cinema| 3D Projection| Polariser-based 3D| RealD| Vol 23 - Issue 48

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RealD Uses Cloud to Bring TrueImage to Cinema

by Tom Allen

Brian Hawkins, also from RealD, is the inventor of the TrueImage software. First used during post-production of ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’, this software is designed to eliminate artefacts. Filmmakers can use high …

Tags:Graphics Software| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| Post Production| RealD| Vol 23 - Issue 28

New Technologies Amplify Judder

by Tom Allen

Day 2 was tight on time for all of the speakers – Welsh announced at the start of the day that, if they overran, he would sound a horn and they’d have to leave …

Tags:HFR - High Frame Rate| HPA Tech Retreat| Large Display Monitor| RealD| Vol 23 - Issue 28