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2009-07-09 12:35:00

Hollywood is now working on 3D videogames that will expand on the stories of their 3D films, Reuters reported. Anaglyph 3D technology will be employed for Disney Interactive Studios' "G-Force" game for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, based on Jerry Bruckheimer's live action 3D film featuring secret agent guinea pigs. Using the same technology, Disney/Pixar's Toy Story Midway Mania, which is based on the Walt Disney World and Disneyland 4D theme park ride, will be released on the Wii alongside the...

2009-07-01 12:17:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 161-year history of offering products that are the only one of their kind, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Only 3D Web Camera. Its "eyes" are dual cameras that record a stereoscopic image, or anaglyph using the same technology as in 3D movies. The video is compatible with Internet messaging service such as Windows Live Messenger, Skype, AOL Instant Messenger, OoVoo, Videora, Windows Movie Maker, Stereoscopic Player, and most other video...

2009-06-24 07:48:00

SEATTLE, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightspeed Design, Inc. announces the release of its new DepthQ(R) family of stereoscopic software for state-of-the-art capture and playback of HD 3D media. DepthQ(R) HD 3D software has been successfully serving hundreds of professional clients in corporate, entertainment, medical and industrial applications since 2002. That software has now evolved into the new DepthQ(R) family of stereoscopic software -- DepthQ(R)Capture(TM) and DepthQ(R)Player(TM). What...

2009-06-24 06:50:00

New Products Capture Consumer Attention Using Innovative 3-D Technologies INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- IGH Solutions, the world leader in motion and dimensional printing, announces the introduction of two new large format lenticular products to its Dynamic Images(R) product line. These new products, which include images sized up to four-by-eight feet, are specially designed to create super deep 3-D graphics. The new Super-3D product offers spectacular 3-dimensional...

2009-06-11 10:30:00

BURBANK, Calif., LONDON and PARIS, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Disneynature has acquired the North American and Mexican distribution rights to the exciting new underwater film "OceanWorld 3D," the first feature-length nature documentary ever filmed and released in 3D, it was announced today by Jean-Francois Camilleri, executive vice president and general manager for Disneynature, and Francois Mantello, chairman of 3D Entertainment. The film is presented by Jean-Michel Cousteau, son of the...

2009-06-10 11:07:43

Most people's experience with 3D involves wearing tinted glasses in a cinema. But a new technology, which does not require glasses and may enable 3DTV, is being developed by European researchers.While the first applications of the new technology are likely to be the fields of industry and science, there are also very major implications for the future of entertainment, both at the cinema and on television, as well as in video gaming.The most important aspect of the new system from the user...

2009-06-01 09:24:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightspeed Design, Inc., a worldwide leader in stereoscopic 3D technology, and InFocus(R) Corporation, the industry pioneer in digital projection, today announced their participation in the Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) at USC, with the donation of a DepthQ(R) HD 3D Projector to the Center's Consumer 3D Experience Lab. Chris Ward, President of Lightspeed Design, Inc., said, "The ETC is a well-designed facility and we appreciate the opportunity to...

2009-06-01 05:00:00

RealD, Hyundai IT, Alienware, Dynamic Digital Depth, 3ality Digital, Sara Mora Productions, PassmoreLab, and The Dream Factory entertain Cannes Revelers in the 3-D Film & Interactive Lounge during the 62nd Cannes International Film Festival. CANNES, France, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first touring 3-D Film & Interactive Festival (3DFF), concluded its fifteen city tour with a blowout celebration at the Cannes Film Festival in honor of Disney's "Up" becoming the first 3-D...

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2009-05-25 06:35:00

In 2007, U2 performed at the Grand Palais of the Cannes film festival to promote their new 3-D concert movie.  Backers of the film believed the movie would bring in a new generation of 3-D films. Independent studios are still waiting for that new era to arrive. Three-dimensional cinema faces many hurdles including the lack of 3-D equipped theaters in Europe and Asia. Lack of financial backing keeps many independents from expanding into 3-D film making. Despite the financial barrier,...

2009-05-08 12:43:00

Former President of Coca-Cola and Turner Broadcasting System To Guide Launch and Growth of Revolutionary 3D HD movie service ATLANTA, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Next3D, the technological leader in direct-to-consumer, stereoscopic 3D High-Definition content delivery, today announced that Steven J. Heyer has agreed to join the company as Chairman. "Steve's decades of proven leadership success with best-in-class companies such as Turner Broadcasting, Young and Rubicam, Starwood Hotels, and...


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