Articles tagged "3d"

Lenovo Phab2 Pro is the first Project Tango phone

The Lenovo Phab2 Pro uses four cameras to provide an Augmented Reality (AR) experience. It is capable of sensing 3D-motion and geometry and can capture 3D-scans of its surroundings and use the data to create 3D-maps, recognize places or track objects. Read more

Eye-Plug camera dongle enables Android phones to record 3D video

A Chinese company wants to turn your Android phone into a 3D camera with a USB-C dongle designed to work with a mobile device's front or rear-facing camera. Read more

Facebook's open source Surround 360 captures 3D-360 video at up to 8K

Facebook has introduced the Surround 360, which captures 3D, 360 degree video using a total of seventeen cameras, all with global shutters. Equally notable is the fact that Facebook will be making both the camera design and processing software open source to encourage developers to improve the product. Read more

Fyuse wants to revolutionize photography with 'surround view' images

Fyuse captures interactive images that bring together still photography and video capture.

Matterport announces 3D Showcase feature

Matterport's new 3D Showcase features incorporates HDR images into 3D models. 

Apple patents a 3D-display where users can interact with a projection image using gestures.

 Matterport is a startup that cooperated with Google in Project Tango and builds its own 3D-camera.

An item in Chrome issue tracker reveals additional details on Google's Project Tango phone.

Google has announced Project Tango, which aims to develop mobile devices that are capable of capturing 3D-maps of your surroundings.

App turns your smartphone into a 3D scanner

New app uses the camera and processing power of smartphones to take 3D scans.

Apple buys 3D sensor company PrimeSense

The company behind the motion tracking in the original Xbox 360 Kinect has been acquired by Apple.

Lytro adds 3D viewing capability to its photos

Lytro, the tiny camera that allows you to choose your focus point after your image has been shot, has announced a software update to its desktop and iOS app that allows photos taken with the device to be displayed in 3D. The update lets users show off Perspective Shift processed images in 3D when connected to a 3D-capable TV over HDMI or Apple AirPlay.

Hands-on with Seene: App puts 3D photos in the palm of your hand

Seene for iOS turns 3D technology into consumable, sharable, interactive photos.

3D for iPhones the new, old-fashion way

The Poppy analogue device turns your iPhone into a 3D camera and viewer. 

Play it again: NFL fans get 360-degree instant replay

The instant replay isn't new. In fact, it can be argued that it's the very reason why watching Football is America's favorite Sunday night living room pastime. The implementation of 12 cameras in each end zone brings something new to your big screen TV this NFL season - a 360-degree instant replay. Starting with the September 8th Dallas Cowboys home game, fans watching the action on NBC’s Sunday Night Football will see an all-around view of controversial plays in each end zone.

French student creates SLR using 3D printer

We normally don't cover film cameras on DPReview, but this one's too cool to pass up. Twenty-four year old Léo Marius has created a 35mm film SLR using a 3D printer, complete with a viewfinder and compatibility for any lens mount (once the appropriate mount is created and attached, of course). The camera isn't available for sale, but Marius provides instructions for creating your own. Click through for more details, and pictures of the homemade camera. 

Poppy turns iPhones into 3D cameras

This new gadget captures and displays 3D photos and videos using an iPhone.

3D printing pen lets you build your own sculptures in thin air

The 3Doodler is now available for preorder through Kickstarter.

3D Video Primer, Part 2
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Three-dimensional still and video imaging has been around for a very long time, but in recent years, 3D has enjoyed something of a resurgence in popularity. In part 2 of our 2-part primer, we look at who's who in the consumer 3D video market, and how they see the market evolving.

3D Video Primer, Part 1
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These days it seems like every other movie in theatres is 3D, and retailers' shelves are groaning with 3D televisions and home cinema systems. In this first part of our two-part 3D video primer, we look at the history of 3D, the present state of the technology, and take a glimpse at the future.