Posts Tagged ‘3d’

Hands-on with MasterImage glasses-free 3D mobile display

by Michael Kwanon Friday, January 7, 2011, 3:43 pm
Having to wear special 3D glasses can be quite a hurdle in the world of 3D video adoption, especially when it comes to mobile devices. Even so, wouldn't it be cool if you could have a smartphone with a 3D display? MasterImage 3D sure thinks so.


Sony brings 3D bloggie video camera and HD HandyCam with built-in projector to the masses

by Raggy Jinon Thursday, January 6, 2011, 1:01 pm
Sony is going all-out at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, revamping their cameras and camcorders with 3D, HD, HD3D, built-in projectors – basically everything you would expect if R2D2 shagged with your Flip and made benderesque little camcorder babies.


XPAND presents world’s first personalized 3D glasses

by Raggy Jinon Wednesday, January 5, 2011, 6:55 pm
XPAND, the company hell-bent on the idea that caps lock and exclamation marks are suitable for every occasion, has announced the world's first set of personalized, universal 3D glasses today at CES. Using LCD active shutter technology, they're fully compatible with every make and model of 3D TV, computer and gaming console – as well as in theatres.


Gesture-driven robotic arm narrows the gap for 3D virtual user interfaces

by Jeremy Pedroon Friday, December 17, 2010, 8:48 am
Right now XBOX 360’s Kinect is easily one of the hottest consumer technologies on the market, but the Hoshino Biological Cybernetics Lab at Tsukuba University have managed to take it a step further with their concept at the 3D Expo.


Wild About Books iPad app for children goes on sale tomorrow

by Fabrizio Pilatoon Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 9:25 am
The iPad is many things, and tomorrow it will become an interactive children's book with the addition of the Wild About Books app for iPad. The release of this app will follow with more 3D interactive interpretations of children's books like Pat the Bunny, Little Golden Books, a in the months ahead.


First Acer 3D notebook PC revealed to the world

by Michael Kwanon Thursday, November 25, 2010, 11:16 am
Wow. When it rains, it really pours in Taiwan, apparently. Acer has been keeping remarkably busy these last couple of days, unveiling smartphones, tablets, and more. Adding to that list is the new Acer AS5745DG-A54E/L. It matters because it's the first 3D laptop from the company.


India inexplicably gets a no-glasses 3D cell phone

by Michael Kwanon Monday, October 25, 2010, 1:55 pm
According to the fine folks at Nintendo, the reason why the 3DS is $300 is that the technology involved in ofering a glasses-free 3D experience is kind of expensive. Well, maybe not, because here is a $100 cell phone bound for India that is promising much the same experience.


Nintendo 3DS to sell for $300, launches February 26 in Japan

by Michael Kwanon Thursday, September 30, 2010, 6:19 am
Man, I was really hoping that Nintendo would be a little more competitive with the price point on the new Nintendo 3DS. Most of us were hoping for something in the $200 range, maybe pushing $220 or $230, but that's not where it is at all. Instead, they've bumped it to a whopping $300.


Hardware specs for Nintendo 3DS handheld leaked

by Michael Kwanon Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 1:02 pm
By now, you've probably heard about the Nintendo 3DS. You may have seen some of the hands-on pictures and videos that were posted during E3. That's all fine and dandy, but what can we expect under the hood of Nintendo's latest handheld? Well, that part has apparently been revealed too.


Sharp set to challenge iPad with new e-reader, 3D potential

by Michael Kwanon Thursday, August 26, 2010, 8:41 am
While the Amazon Kindle is still doing reasonably well, it seems that the future of e-book readers will come with multifunction devices using color LCD displays. Sharp is continuing this trend with a pending e-reader of its own and they're saying it'll "rival the iPad."


Fujifilm Finepix W3 camera gets Real 3D, 720p

by Michael Kwanon Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 10:16 pm
It is the year of 3D. We've all seen Avatar by now and 3D Tvs are slowly picking up in popularity. What if you want to create some 3D content of your own? You can with the new Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W3 digital camera.


UC Berkeley team creates indoor 3D laser mapping technology… in a backpack

by Alex Bershadskyon Thursday, August 12, 2010, 8:03 am
At UC Berkeley, the same team behind 3D views of major cities on Google Earth has created a mapping technology “that scans its surroundings and creates an instant 3D model”. The device takes the form of a backpack, where an array of lasers, cameras, and an Inertial Measurement Unit all combine to form a final […]


Samsung reveals 3D-capable 10.3″ portable Blu-Ray player

by Fabrizio Pilatoon Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 4:48 pm
Samsung today launched a 3D-capable portable Blu-ray player, this sucker will play 1080p on its 10.3-inch screen, but don’t go putting on those 3D glasses just yet.


Panasonic releases DSLR 3D conversion lens

by Alex Bershadskyon Friday, July 30, 2010, 10:53 pm
Panasonic has kick started the “First Year of 3D Era” thanks to the development of a digital twin-lens system that allows regular DSLR cameras to capture in 3D. Belonging to the LUMIX line, the new G Microsystem will be interchangeable, adding an entirely new dimension to traditional photography.


Panasonic announces first 3D video consumer camcorder arriving in October for $1400

by Fabrizio Pilatoon Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 8:06 am
Panasonic has unveiled the world’s first consumer 3D video camcorder, the HDC-SDT750. Recording works by using a 3D mode which is enabled by simply snapping on a 3D conversion lens designed to fit exactly to the camcorder. It records a split image, so you won’t be getting full 1080p 3D, but more like 960 x 1080. That’s pretty good for the first of its kind.