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A Dome Packed With 480 Cameras Captures Detailed 3D Images In Motion

If you’ve ever watched behind-the-scenes footage of a film with extensive visual effects, you’ve probably seen actors wearing ping-pong ball covered motion capture suits bringing digital characters to life. But researchers at Carnegie Mellon have come up with a better way to capture 3D motion that can be implemented almost anywhere, even inside an entire stadium, without the need for those awkward suits.


If You Still Care About 3D, The Xbox One Is Getting 3D Blu-ray Support

If you are one of that rare breed of AV fanatics that has both a 3D TV and a selection of 3D Blu-rays, Microsoft’s next update for the Xbox One is just for you. The next firmware update for the console will bring with it support for 3D Blu-ray playback, potentially removing the need for one more box under your telly.


Optical Illusion Turns Flat Letters Into 3D Calligraphy

Gallery: I love calligraphy to the point in which I shiver with pleasure when I see someone writing beautifully — slowly and carefully. I’d have liked to see Turkish calligrapher Tolga Girgin making these 3D writings spotted by Colossal.


Futurama In 3D Is Absolutely Stunning

Whoa. Artist Alexy Zakharov re-imagined the world of Futurama in 3D and transformed a flat cartoon into a completely stunning vista. It makes me want to watch a movie version of Futurama, set in this world, right now. Hell, it makes me want to cryogenically freeze myself so I can live in this world when I wake up.


This 'Game Of Thrones' 3D Mesh Art Is Awesome

Game Of Thrones is over for the year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t pay tribute to the tales of Westeros with cool 3D mesh art like this.


Cool Star Wars Video Transforms Real-World Airport Into Imperial Base

Star Wars fan Frank Wunderlich turned the German airport of Frankfurt into a base for the Imperial Navy thanks to the wonders of 3D and compositing. Despite some failures here and there, it’s a great scene full of shuttles and Imperial walkers.


Meta 3D Smart Glasses: Hands On

Tucked away in the hills of Portola Vally, California, overlooking grass and trees and even some deer, you’ll find the headquarters of Meta, which has been working on augmented-reality glasses that it hopes will change the future, and the world.


Here's The 4K IMAX Camera That's Going To Make 3D Movies Awesome Again

If you thought 3D movies were only a fad that has already come and gone for good, think again. IMAX cameras have been used to shoot 3D films and documentaries for decades now, including immersive content for theme park rides. And the company has just revealed a new fully integrated dual 65mm 4K digital 3D camera that promises to make seeing 3D movies at your local theatre worthwhile again.


Amazon's 3D Smartphone: Everything We Think We Know

On June 18, Amazon will announce a mysterious new device, and we’re pretty darn sure it’s going to be the crazy 3D smartphone that’s been rumoured for over a year. Here’s what the reports suggest is coming our way soon.


MIT Is Building An Affordable Hologram-At-Home System

Sure, watching Michael Jackson strut his stuff once more is cool, but currently holograms are the preserve of the rich and richer. Fortunately, a team at MIT is trying to build a glasses-free 3D projection system that should be affordable enough to use at home.