Monthly Archives: February 2012

EON Reality Releases EON Creator 4.7 Software for Creating 3D Lessons

Create Your Own 3D Lessons with EON Reality’s New EON Creator 4.7 EON Reality, the world’s leading interactive 3D software provider, today released EON Creator 4.7, an easy-to-use eLearning authoring tool that integrates 3D concepts with the web, PowerPoint, videos, [more...]

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Ixonos Previews its 3D Engine User Interface Technology at Mobile World Congress 2012

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Ixonos offers an exclusive preview of the soon-to-be launched Ixonos 3D Engine™ that brings alive the richness of the visual universe and its various dimensions and layers on wireless devices. By combining [more...]

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MasterImage 3D and Qualcomm Showcase Glasses-Free MDP Tablet 3D Edition

MasterImage 3D, a world leader in 3D and the pioneers behind glasses-free 3D for smartphones and tablets, today announced its 3D display technology will be showcased on the glasses-free Mobile Development Platform (MDP) tablet with a WUXGA (1920*1200) resolution display. [more...]

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Rightware Announces 3D Homescreen Template for Android Devices

Device manufacturers achieve unprecedented user interface differentiation in record time with photorealistic 3D content Rightware®, the leader in embedded 3D user interface (UI) technologies, today announced that it will release Android 3D Homescreen Template to radically shorten the development time [more...]

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Convergent Design Adds Avid DNxHD to Gemini 4:4:4 Recorder

Convergent Design will soon enhance the award-winning Gemini 4:4:4™ recorder with the addition of the Avid DNxHD® codec. Expected sometime in 3rd quarter 2012, the upgrade will be available via a free firmware upgrade to all registered users. The Avid [more...]

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3D in Advertising – Bringing the Wow Factor to Campaigns

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By James Stewart, Geneva Film Co. The Internet used to belong mainly to innovators and early adopters – the geeks among us. Eventually, we non-techies were able to log on without incurring a migraine. Today, the vast majority of us [more...]

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Technology: 3D Standards Conversion Using the Snell Alchemist Ph.C-HD

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By Paola Hobson, Snell Although it might be a few years away from widespread, commercial adoption, 3D broadcasting is upon us. With each season, a new batch of 3D cinema titles draws excited moviegoers who are gradually warming up to [more...]

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Technology: Disparity-aware Stereo 3D Production Tools

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By Aljosa Smolic, Disney Research Zurich Stereoscopic 3D (S3D) has reached wide levels of adoption by consumer and professional markets. The current success of S3D technology is due to the fact that technology and understanding about content creation has reached [more...]

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Tales from the 3D Road: Filming the Bangkok Flood of 2011

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By Al Caudullo, 3DGuy Productions Perhaps the most enduring image I have of the great Bangkok flood of 2011 is an encounter our film crew had with a 93-year-old woman during the height of the catastrophe. Our team had travelled [more...]

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The Basics of Shooting Stereoscopic 3D – Part 5: The Cut-Out Effect, Scene Focus and Viewing Distance

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By Steve Shaw, Light Illusion Last month we looked at Interocular distance, miniaturisation, convergence and focus. I concluded that too great an interocular distance causes eye strain, elongation and miniaturisation, whereas too small a distance causes objects to appear unnaturally [more...]

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