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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.
Audiences will be able to see a film shot in 1953 in 3-D for the first time October 14, when the 3-D Film Archive releases “Dragonfly Squadron,” the company's first 3-D Blu-ray, distributed through Olive Films.
Robledo-Diga notes that the use of 3-D printing is at an early stage in museums, as museum staffs assess how to effectively use it.
While the costs of 3-D scanning devices aren't decreasing, companies are offering a wider solution range at a wider price range.
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.
At most 3-D trail shoots, however, there are no backstops and the archers must estimate the distance to targets.
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.
"In a major recalibration effort, television brands are changing strategies this year following lukewarm response to 3-D in 2010 when consumers balked at the high price of sets and the lack of 3-D content," said Riddhi Patel, director for television systems and retail services at IHS, in a statement.
Delegates at the Odeon cinema, in Liverpool One, had to put on 3-D glasses to watch a presentation by Sony's Mick Hocking which included eye-popping excerpts from hit games including WipeOut HD - which was developed in Liverpool.