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NLT naked-eye display can show 3D, 2D images concurrently

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NEC LCD Technologies (NLT) has demonstrated a new prototype display that has six viewpoints and creates a 3D image to the naked eye. It uses low-temperature polycrystalline silicon and new HxDP (Horizontally times Density Pixels) technology to retain full resolution, however, unlike LCD displays that achieve a glasses-free 3D effect,...
NLT naked-eye display can show 3D, 2D images concurrently

Curved panel gives more depth to 3D projections, we take a look at NAB (video)

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What we're about to show you is decidedly low-tech -- it's essentially a projection screen with a sharp curve at the bottom -- but the resulting effect conveys a more realistic 3D image, for certain applications, at least. The Communications Research Centre of Canada was on hand at NAB...
Curved panel gives more depth to 3D projections, we take a look at NAB (video)
HP Labs developing a holographic 3D display with a 180-degree viewing zone

Colloidal Display uses soap bubbles, ultrasonic waves to form a projection screen (hands-on video)

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If you've ever been to an amusement park, you may have noticed ride designers using some non-traditional platforms as projection screens -- the most common example being a steady stream of artificial fog. Projecting onto transparent substances is a different story, however, which made this latest technique a bit...
Colloidal Display uses soap bubbles, ultrasonic waves to form a projection screen (hands-on video)
LG bets again on a niche feature with Optimus Max 3D

Floored unveils 3D modeling for real estate in the form of an app

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So you’ve built something revolutionary. Great job. Here’s some bad news: That wasn’t the hard part. Now you have to find a way to make money off of it. Backward engineering a cool technological innovation into a lucrative business model is not always easy. Here’s one company doing just that....
Floored unveils 3D modeling for real estate in the form of an app

MIT fiber could be woven into glasses-free 3D displays, and battle cancer

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Electrical engineers and material scientists at MIT have created a fiber-borne laser that could be woven to form a flexible display that could project different 3D images in any number of directions, to any number of viewers.The new display fiber (it doesn’t seem to have an official name) works in...
MIT fiber could be woven into glasses-free 3D displays, and battle cancer

Wonderbook - hands-on preview

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It's every Harry Potter fan's dream - a magical spellbook and wand which transports them to the world of Hogwarts from the comfort of their living room. But is the Wonderbook peripheral a one-trick pony?Up until now, artificial reality objects have suffered from a disconnect. Much like an actor on...
Wonderbook - hands-on preview

University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)

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Most approaches to capturing 3D models of real-world objects involve multiple cameras that are rarely cheap, and are sometimes tricky to calibrate. The University of Glasgow has developed a method that ditches those cameras altogether. Its system has four single-pixel sensors stitching together a 3D image based on the...
University of Glasgow makes 3D models with single-pixel sensors, skips the cameras (video)

Zeiss Cinemizer head-mounted OLED display wends its way into stores

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Zeiss must be doing well in the lens business, as it hasn't exactly been in a rush to get its Cinemizer OLED on to shelves. Still, we're happy to say that the head-mounted display is at last slipping into retailers: Amazon partners are now carrying the regular 870 x...
Zeiss Cinemizer head-mounted OLED display wends its way into stores

3D Teleconferencing Feels Like the Future [VIDEO]

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For those of us who like to imagine we’re already living in the future, this 3D teleconferencing setup seems to corroborate our theory. A project of the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies, the 3D video teleconferencing setup works by projecting a high-speed video feed onto a...
3D Teleconferencing Feels Like the Future [VIDEO]
Soon We'll Get To View Holograms On Our Phones And Tablets

Bing Completes "Global Ortho" High Resolution Imagery Project For US

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Back when Bing Maps was called Microsoft Virtual Earth (2006) the company bought Vexcel, a US Defense Department contractor that specialized in high resolution aerial photography and automated 3D image rendering. That acquisition became the basis of Bing Maps’ subsequent ambitious aerial... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full...
Bing Completes "Global Ortho" High Resolution Imagery Project For US

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Sky City One, sub-zero cafe and the world's longest Lego train track

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Eyes in the design world turned to New York City this week as New York Design Week officially launched. We hit the floors of International...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Sky City One, sub-zero cafe and the world's longest Lego train track

Nintendo's newest portable announced: the 3DS

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With the Nintendo DSi XL landing in the offices of the gaming press this week, Nintendo saw fit to announce its newest product in its portable line: the Nintendo 3DS. The company gave limited details via a press release in Japan; we know the system will use two screens,...
Nintendo's newest portable announced: the 3DS

Bing Opens to Developers with Maps SDK & Search Library for PHP

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Good news for developers and fans of mashups, as this morning Microsoft has announced the availability of a software development kit (SDK) for building map apps on Bing Maps. What's more, last week Microsoft announced the creation of the Bing Search Library for PHP - a wrapper built in conjunction...
Bing Opens to Developers with Maps SDK & Search Library for PHP

Princess Leia hologram could become reality

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Scientists have created a 3D display that could mimic the Princess Leia hologram in Star Wars - even on mobile phonesScientists have created a glasses-free, 3D display that could mimic the famous hologram projection of Princess Leia in the original 1977 Star Wars film.The display is small and light enough...
Princess Leia hologram could become reality
AMD invests in novel video communications startup Nuvixa

HP creates glasses-free almost-holographic 3D smartphone display

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Researchers at HP Labs have built a small, multi-angle, glasses-free 3D display that, one day, could allow for smartphones, tablets, and watches to produce Princess Leia-like holograms. The current prototype devices can produce full-parallax 3D images and videos that are viewable from up to a meter, within a 90-degree arc...
HP creates glasses-free almost-holographic 3D smartphone display

Prototype 3D display maintains resolution, bumps viewing angles, spans dimensions

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If 3D has a future in our pockets, then it must be one that requires no spectacles. Not only are the goggles an issue, other key factors like resolution and viewing angles all need to be bettered before it stands a chance of broad adoption. NLT technology knows this,...
Prototype 3D display maintains resolution, bumps viewing angles, spans dimensions

Microsoft Kinect Research Project Lets Anyone Bring Household Objects Alive

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Have you ever wanted to dance a waltz as an animatronic chair? A surprisingly fun Microsoft research project released last week allows you to do just that - and lots of other aninmated tricks. Designed for computer graphics amateurs, KinÊtre taps into Microsoft's Kinect technology to make the magic happen....
Microsoft Kinect Research Project Lets Anyone Bring Household Objects Alive
Google gets the jump on better 3D maps with a "fleet of planes"

Apple patent hints at 3D imaging on iPhone, iPad

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According to a patent obtained by Patently Apple, the idea would utilize depth-detection sensors and other technologies to create a full 3D image in a picture. [Read more]...
Apple patent hints at 3D imaging on iPhone, iPad

Amazon Buys 3D-Mapping Startup UpNext (AMZN)

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Amazon purchased 3D mapping startup UpNext for an undisclosed sum, GigaOm reports. Amazon doesn't have its own proprietary mapping app, and it looks like it is taking a page out of Apple's playbook by buying up a 3D mapping startup. The maps aren't quite as sophisticated as you'll see on...
Amazon Buys 3D-Mapping Startup UpNext (AMZN)
Microsoft's transparent 3D desktop puts a virtual computing environment at your fingertips
Otoy's cloud rendering tools to be used in indie games and the Fantastic Four movie

Keio University's Kinect-based Haptic VR system lets you roll your own face flat (video)

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A research team at Keio University has built a fun haptic virtual reality system that enables you to manipulate pictures with a rolling pin. A vertically mounted Kinect takes a 3D image that is then displayed on the projection surface. Using the rolling pin, the image can be rolled...
Keio University's Kinect-based Haptic VR system lets you roll your own face flat (video)
Oculus Rift teardown shows how virtual reality 3D happens in your face

Microsoft demos vocal translator at TechFest 2012, uses your own dulcet tones (video)

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Microsoft has demonstrated new software that can pull together real-time multilingual vocal translations using your own voice. Monolingual TTS currently handles 26 different languages, although it's not instant just yet -- it takes about an hour of training to get the experimental software acquainted with your own utterances. Demonstrated...
Microsoft demos vocal translator at TechFest 2012, uses your own dulcet tones (video)
Toshiba's 55ZL2 55-inch glasses-free 3D TV available to order in UK next week for £6,999
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