Sunday, July 11, 2010

From Stereoscopes To Porn To Avatar: The 110-Year History Of 3D Movies


"Charles Wheatstone, a scientist and inventor who contributed to the development of the telegraph, received the first patent for a stereoscope, a device for creating the illusion of 3D still images..."


Your primer on the industry's massive Investment in 3D
.Article by Nick Saint  
  • Nintendo made 3D the central selling point of its new handheld, the 3DS.
  • 3D games for the PlayStation 3 are already here, and plenty more are on the way.
  • The first 3D Blu-ray players are already coming to market.
  • Hollywood is releasing more major 3D releases than the theaters can handle.
  • Google bought BumpTop, a startup that creates 3D desktop interfaces.
  • Major media companies are launching 3D television channels, even though hardly anyone can watch them yet.
  • Electronics companies are incredibly bullish on 3D televisions.
  • Your Primer On The Industry's Massive Investment In 3D.
  • Samsung is already releasing a 3D PHONE.
  • 3D cameras are all over, and a handful of 3D CAMCORDERS are hitting the market.
  • MSI's latest all-in-one touchscreen PC renders everything in 3D (even 2D content).

Read this article: businessinsider.com