November 11, 2008
iZ3D Wins Pioneer Award at World’s First Digital 3D Film and Interactive Festival
iZ3D, LLC, designer, marketer and developer of advanced 3D visualization systems, is pleased to announce that it is a winner of the notable Pioneer Award from the world's first digital "3-D Film & Interactive Festival" (3DFF). The award was presented in Cocoa Beach, Florida, via "The 3-D Film & Interactive Lounge." The event was the first competitive digital 3D stereoscopic film festival in the world. For more information visit www.3DFF.org.
"For its true pioneering achievements in the world of 3-D stereoscopic gaming, I am pleased to present iZ3D with a 3DFF Pioneer Award," stated Chris Crescitelli, 3DFF's Festival Director who went on to comment: "The 3DFF's Pioneer Award is something we give to honor the companies and individual technologists who have paved the way with consumers to get them excited about 3-D in the home and in theaters. iZ3d really fits this mold and we are glad to honor them here today."
"iZ3D is honored to receive this award. We believe in 3D and have tried to educate content creators on the benefits of stereoscopic 3D imagery to help tell their story. We support 3DFF's non-profit initiative to acknowledge up and coming independent 3D producers and directors, emerging gaming technologies and other new content creators," remarked Thomas Striegler, CEO of iZ3D, LLC.
3DFF's next big consumer entertainment event will be held in Salt Lake and Park City January 16th-25th, 2009 during the film festival season. Through its biannual and touring non-profit festival programs, 3DFF will pay tribute to and honor the many companies, technologists, and content creators, who have in the past and are currently pioneering the future of the 3-D stereoscopic motion picture and video game industries.
The award-winning iZ3D monitors feature significant advantages over other 3D display systems. Gamers that want to experience spectacular game graphics will appreciate playing in stereoscopic 3D. Graphic artists have embraced the iZ3D monitor as an essential tool for 3D design. It is difficult to create images in 3D while viewing the design on a flat 2D screen. Movie buffs can now bring the thrill of a 3D movie to their home theater system.
The company developed this technology to create an adjustable 3D environment without eyestrain, spatial disorientation, or headaches. In 3D mode, viewers can see sharp 3D images and video by wearing iZ3D passive polarized glasses. Existing PCs equipped with a dual-output video card powers the display. Specifications include: 1680 x 1050 resolution; up to 170-degree 3D viewing angle; 5ms response time; 700:1 contrast ratio; and 16.7-million colors. The monitor is available at www.pcmall.com, http://www.newegg.com, http://www.amazon.com and www.iZ3D.com.
About 3-D Film & Interactive Festival (3DFF)
3DFF is noted as the first digital 3-D film & interactive festival program of its kind in the United States. 3DFF's non-profit initiative, whose mission is to educate and inspire independent filmmakers to use 3-D as a new tool for telling their stories, will be composed of 3-D animated and live action film screenings, red carpet events, technology displays, and educational panels. The festival operates with full non-profit tax-exempt benefits, as it is an associated program of WIF Las Vegas, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
About iZ3D, LLC
iZ3D(TM), LLC is a leading innovator of 3D stereoscopic viewing display solutions. In addition to the design and marketing of 3D LCD displays, the company enables 3D content creation, and promotes the accelerated proliferation of 3D for entertainment and professional applications.
To present an uncompromised 3D experience, the company's approach to 3D stereoscopic viewing includes optimizing solutions for gaming, home entertainment, and professional applications. Each solution is compatible with multiple graphics cards and includes iZ3D high-performance LCD displays, lightweight passive polarized glasses, and blazingly fast software.
The company is also developing next generation solutions and enabling content for home entertainment and professional applications needing 3D displays to view movies, photos, and 3-dimensional graphics with amazing depth, brightness, and resolution.
iZ3D was formed as joint venture of Taiwan-based Chi Mei Optoelectronics, a worldwide leader in TFT-LCD manufacturing and Neurok Optics LLC, a US-based 3D technology developer and marketing company. The company distributes its products at the iZ3D online store and through major online and retail outlets. Visit www.iz3d.com or call 858.646.3015 for more information.
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