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3-DThree-Dimensional
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The RFD 3-D's capability to produce both 2-D and 3-D images makes it a great solution for spine applications but also for interdisciplinary applications in vascular, cardiac, trauma, and urology as well.
THE THIRD IMAGE" kicked off with the 1935 3-D version of the Lumieres' L'arrivee d'un train en gare de La Ciotat, a remake of one of cinema's founding moments that uses the anaglyph process to model the planes of the image in relief.
Of course, 3-D's history before the 1950s wave is less discussed, although it has a rich history, perhaps best detailed in Ray Zone's Stereoscopic Cinema and the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838-1952, which examines the popularity of proto-cinematic stereoscopic devices through 3-D experiments leading up to the first wave.
Currently the 3-D technology that's used in movies and other media relies on two visual images, one from each eye, combining in the viewer's brain to produce 3-D's extra layer of depth, but the new research has suggested that both eyes aren't needed.
The first 3-D shoot I shot in my life, I had a dozen and a half arrows when I started, and by the time I went home I think I had three arrows," said Cockrum, the former Bowmen's president.
In her essay, "Old Tropes in New Dimensions: Stereoscopy and Franchise Spectatorship," Caetlin Benson-Allott argues that directors of recent franchise horror films have exploited 3-D in order to offer spectators a new mode of identification not just with individual films, but with the very seriality of the ongoing franchise.
For hardcore bowhunters, however, the world of magnified scopes and leg-long stabilizers holds little appeal; 3-D simply remaining a fun way to prepare for real-world hunting while shooting the equipment they'll carry afield come fall.
Many filmmakers are predicting a similar genre expansion for 3-D.
In Spain, there were only 161 3-D runs, but they yielded $3.
This is going to be the only 3-D film that comes out this year.
splash for the emerging form, behind the scenes, the economics of 3-D eyewear have become something of a free-for-all, with distribs looking to get out of subsidizing the disposable glasses and exhibs unprepared--and unwilling--to take on the cost themselves.
In a recently Associated Press story published on March 11, 2008 by Ryan Nakashima, "Hollywood took a big step towards offering more movies in 3-D, announcing deals to convert as many as 10,000 more theater screens for the digital technology needed to accommodate the resurgent, eye-popping format.