Seen in 3d – Episode 1

Mar 29, 2010 by

si3d_rgbWelcome to the inaugural episode of Seen in 3d. The folks at the DMZ have recognized that 3d is very important, and we need to have an entire show dedicated to it. So here is that show. AJ Peck and James Montemagno will be the co-hosts of this new endeavor and will try to bring some clarity to the world that is 3d. We’ll discuss the news and anything else that comes up.

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Show notes:

3D News and Articles

a. Avatar Blu-ray + 3D release + Titanic 3D? http://www.collider.com/2010/03/24/james-cameron-interview-avatar-blu-ray-also-talks-titanic-3d-and-avatar-2

b. More Avatar blu-ray: http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/24/avatar-disc-opens-up-online-only-extras-until-ultimate-edition-a/

c. New 3D movies:

i. Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

ii. Gulliver’s Travels

iii. Harry Potter

iv. Tangled aka Rapunzel

v. Tron Legacy!

vi. Yogi Bear

vii. Hangover 2

d. 3D TV news

i. Samsung vs. Panasonic 3D showdown: http://gizmodo.com/5501900/

ii. New LG on sale in May: http://gizmodo.com/5501792/lgs-lx9500-3dtv-will-go-on-sale-may

iii. Samsungs fancy 3D glass for pre-sale: http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/26/samsungs-fancy-3d-glasses-up-for-amazon-pre-order/

iv. Sky TV: http://hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=260

v. Sony 3D TVs for Canada! http://hd.engadget.com/2010/03/26/sony-canada-prices-3dtvs-for-june-samsung-models-available-at-f/

e. HTPC 3D:

i. Power DVD 10: http://www.cyberlink.com/eng/press_room/view_2382.html

ii. WMC will record 3D just fine!

f. Glasses Free 3D: http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/25/new-glasses-free-3d-tech-uses-per-pixel-prisms-for-zero-crosstal/

g. Nintendo 3DS! http://kotaku.com/5499784/what-we-know-and-think-we-know-about-the-nintendo-3ds

h. Geek Squad and 3D synching: http://hdguru.com/best-buy-offers-bogus-3d-sync-service/1415/

3D Movie Technology

a. 3D Glasses and the Different types??: http://www.cepro.com/article/3d_glasses_101/

Contact us on twitter:

@usacomp2k3

@JamesMontemagno

James Watching3D

James Watching3D

Special thanks to:

Sir Wellington du Beuf by Amish Rake Fight

http://www.amishrakefight.com/

More Links:

http://hdguru3d.com/index.php?view=article&id=267 – 3d movies coming Christmas 2010

http://hdguru3d.com/index.php?view=article&id=269 – The Hangover 2 in 3d Confirmed

http://broadcastengineering.com/news/3-d-sports-production-takes-off-with-vengeance-0325/ – Great specs. The Hockey game was shot with 6 different camera’s. The Master’s will have 2 camera’s in 8 locations. Works on 3d-equipped PC’s too. Comcast will have a dedicated 3d channels with 2 hours/day of cover. It will send the signal to Denver over fiber to be distributed.

http://www.hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=266 – NCAA final 4 coming to 3d theaters & championship game.

http://www.hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=268 – Technicolor now has analog 3d projection over 35mm

http://hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=263 – Price increases for 3d

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/technology/news/e3ibfd213a2705154524fa74c3489cfb08c – CatholicTV broadcasting in 3d

http://www.electronichouse.com/article/deal_3d_tvs_from_tigerdirect_amazon_more/ $2198 will net a 46”, $3330 for 55” Samsung

http://hometheatermag.com/news/032410shelves – Panasonic 3d tv’s sold out – $2500 for 50” Plasma, $2890 with blu-ray player and glasses. Panasonic also has 55” LED backlit LCD set

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/wal-mart-to-sell-3-d-tv-this-year-unexpectedly-2010-03-23 – Wal-Mart says will sell by year-end

http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/24/sonys-3d-glasses-rated-at-55-alice-in-wonderland-viewings-per/ – Sony glasses say will get about 100 hours/recharge. The Panasonic says theirs are 250 hours.

http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/24/avatar-disc-opens-up-online-only-extras-until-ultimate-edition-a/ – 2d-only release – but in 16:9

http://www.hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=255 – 65% of people want 3d for movies. 27% of internet-using adults ssaw a 3d movie, and half of those saw >1. Just under half would prefer 3d if available.

http://www.cyberlink.com/eng/press_room/view_2382.html PowerDVD 10 . 3d edition will work in summer. $100. Will also upconvert 2d content in software (including DVD)

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