3D

Do you want to create your own 3D videos but think it will cost too much and be too difficult? If you have an Android device with a micro USB port, the Weeview Eye-Plug camera will let you  capture your own VR movies for less than $50. But does the old saying “you get what… Read More

Virtual reality is taking off in a big way, so why not get in on the fun and create your own 3D pictures and video. How can you do that? With Weeview’s Eye-Plug 3D. This flash drive sized camera plugs into Android phones with a micro USB connector and allows easy capture of 3D video… Read More

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=0MfehSNDmeA AR (Augmented Reality) is finally taking off in a big way since the uber-popular Pokémon Go game made its debut a few weeks ago. AR is definitely a cool way to make games more fun, but there’s more to it than that. Augment, a company based in New York City, Orlando and Paris is… Read More

This new project, recently launched on Kickstarter, should look a little familiar to any kid of the 80s.  Taking inspriration from the design of a ViewMaster and the technology behind sterographic images, Poppy is a lightweight, low cost peripheral for the iPhone that will let you produce and view 3D stills and video. Poppy works with… Read More

Watching movies in 3D is becoming commonplace these days and playing video games in 3D isn’t far behind in popularity. But what about mundane every day activities like catching up on your Facebook news? Do you think 3D would make those activities more fun or easier? LG Netherlands has created the LG 3D Studio to… Read More

This is another Kickstarter project.  The Manifold Clock is a wall-mounted clock with a 30″ sweep.  The hour and minute hands are joined with a flexible sheet that forms a changing 3-D shape.  This “combination of simple mechanics and modern design is based on the mathematical notion of Riemann surfaces, derived from the log(z) function.” … Read More

3D printing is a form of manufacturing technology where three dimensional objects are created by laying down successive layers of material. Industrial 3D printers are available but aren’t the cheapest item around. The  Makerbot Thing-O-Matic is an an open source 3D printer for substantially less. Using a 3D CAD program and plastic filament you can… Read More

Samsung Electronics Australia  announced the local availability of its new range of powerful and stylish edge-lit LED monitors, the 3D capable SA 9 series, Smart Hub enabled TA9 Series as well as their CA5 Central Station Monitor. The SA 9 is available in 23 and 27″ configurations, full HD with  3D playback from a wide… Read More

Using auto-stereoscopic display technology, the new Toshiba Qosmio F755 3D laptop will be the first laptop on the market that is able to display glasses-free 3D and 2D content at the same time on the same screen. Users will have the option to watch 3D content in full-screen or condense it into a smaller window… Read More

My best buddy Bill of iPhotosports.com sent me a link this morning telling me that I needed to check out Ortery Photosmilie systems so that I could take my product review images to the next level. Ortery’s multi-dimensional imaging tools allow you to take 360 degree 3D images and videos of products. They offers several… Read More

I’ve yet to watch a 3D movie (I don’t count The Creature from the Black Lagoon which I saw a bazillion years ago with the Red and Blue cardboard glasses). I wanted to go see Avatar, but thought the 3D glasses at the theater probably would not fit over my prescription glasses. That’s why I… Read More

On August 25th, Sony held a small reception for members of the press and public to showcase their upcoming product lines for the holiday season.  You better really like 3D, because it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, and it’s going to be pervasive come the 2010 holidays. The Sony offerings were confined… Read More

VUZIX iWear (reviewed by Julie in 2008) is designed to give you a large-screen video experience without all the equipment.  Or real estate.  This is an interesting concept to me not just because it is cool, but because my eye sight has deteriorated over the past 50 or so years and it’s getting harder to… Read More

Sony have just announced details on their new BDP-S470 and BDP-S570 Blu-ray players – the company’s first commercially available 3D players. The entry-level BDP-S470 will be upgradeable to 3D Blu-ray via a software update, however the BDP-S570 will come 3D-ready, straight out of the box. All you need to do is connect either up to a 3D TV and they’ll deliver full… Read More

The Acer Aspire 5738DZG is officially the worlds first commercially available 3D laptop – and you can get your hands on one now, thanks to Amazon. This brand new, portable powerhouse will allow you to enjoy all your favourite 3D movies and add another dimension to your gaming on its crystal clear 15.6 inch HD display, which… Read More