3D Courses

Where Did The Newscast Come From?

  Where Did The Newscast Come From? SMPTE DC Bits-by-the-Bay, Chesapeake Beach Resort May 20, 2015 Direct Link (16 MB / TRT 8:14): Where Did The Newscast Come From? Embedded:  More

The Schubin Talks: Next-Generation-Imaging, Higher Frame Rate by Mark Schubin

  Do more frames really mean better quality? Does increasing frames change the nature of the video we perceive? These are the questions answered by Mark Schubin in this presentation on higher frame rate. Other videos in the series include: Introduction to Next-Generation-Imaging (www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgf3hDqUB04) Higher Dynamic Range (www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYTdVrv2N1Y) Higher Spatial Resolution (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0BmVbfNQT4) The Schubin Talks: […]  More

The Schubin Talks: Introduction to Next-Generation-Imaging by Mark Schubin

  This series of video presentations by Mark Schubin is designed to help broadcast and media professionals better understand three key concepts that are changing the way content is created and delivered. This introduction looks at the technical enhancements that can make video look better. It includes a brief overview of the three topics to […]  More

Disney explains why its 3D animation looks so realistic [video]

Engadget.com asks: Have you watched 3D-animated Disney flicks like Big Hero 6 and wondered how some of its scenes manage to look surprisingly realistic? Today’s your lucky day: Disney has posted a top-level explanation of how its image rendering engine, Hyperion, works its movie magic. The software revolves around “path tracing,” an advanced ray tracing […]  More

Do 3D movies make us clumsy?

Sciencemag.org reports that 3D can make movies more exciting, but some viewers report eye strain and visual fatigue, and a number of 3D-capable televisions warn consumers of motion sickness, disorientation, or “decreased postural stability.” Could these impairments impact drivers headed home from the cinema? To find out, researchers asked 433 volunteers between 4 and 82 […]  More

Watching 3D films can help improve IQ and brain power

TVBEurope.com reports that Neuroscientist Patrick Fagan, associate lecturer at Goldsmiths, and Professor Brendan Walker of Thrill Laboratory have found that watching films in 3D sharpens the brain for a protracted period after the movie has been watched and has a short-term ‘brain training’ effect. The research, in which over 100 people were exposed to 3D […]  More

Apple Researching Combined 2D/3D Glassesless Displays

Techcrunch.com reports that Apple is looking into a way to provide both 3D and 2D images from the same display, without requiring any special ocular equipment like 3D glasses, according to a new patent application (via AppleInsider). The display would use gaze-tracking to serve specific images to viewers, and would be able to actually provide […]  More

Can the VR craze and new display technologies save 3D TV?

ExtremeTech.com reports that after nearly a decade of promoting 3D as the next great thing in television, most of the industry has moved on to promoting 4K, richer color, flatter screens, and clever applications instead. But the flame hasn’t entirely died, and a combination of new technologies for glasses-free 3D and a coming boom in […]  More

The impact of 3D and 2D TV watching on neurophysiological responses and cognitive functioning in adults

This study comes from seven authors: Hyun-Ghang Jeong1,2, Young-Hoon Ko2,3, Changsu Han2,3, So-Young Oh3, Kun Woo Park4, Taehee Kim3 and Deokwon Ko4 1 Department of Psychiatry, Korea University Guro Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea 2 Korea University Research Institute of Mental Health, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea 3 Department of […]  More