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Are Nvidia VR Glasses coming on March 3, 2015?

In preparation of the GDC conference, MaximumPC reports this sentence from Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang: “More than 5 years in the making, what I want to share with you will redefine the future of gaming.” Adding that mysterious announcement to the panel announced for March 4 and named "How Nvidia Technology Is Improving the VR Experience" and you may suspect a new kind of 3D VR glasses will be announced....

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The GenICam 3.0 Standard Opens Doors to 3D Cameras

With the official release of the GenICam 3.0, integrators and end users will now be able to more easily deploy 3D cameras in vision systems, as the standard provides easier integration and access to 3D machine vision technologies.

This release of the GenICam standard—which marks the first time that access to 3D cameras is standardized—provides a means for communication and image acquisition between software and a camera. It also provides a controlled exchange which applies across various camera manufacturers and interfaces (GigE, USB3, CoaXPress, Camera Link HS). In addition, proprietary transport layers can make use of the new standardized GenICam 3D interface.

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Take 3D Pics With Any DSLR Camera

A new  3D lens adapter isborn at Kula (Reykjavík, Iceland) in the minds of Íris Ólafsdóttir, Stella Björgvinsdóttir, Birgir Birgisson, Ágúst Rafnsson, and Jón Arnar Tómasson (Did I say they are from Iceland?). 

Kúla Deeper is a "3d lens" for DSLR cameras and Kúla Bebe is for smartphones. Both devices come with a software to convert 3D pictures and videos to almost any 3D format available. You can pre-order Kúla Deeper which is expected in April/May 2015 right now, with a 30% discount for a limited number of pre-orders ($105 instead of $150).

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400-Seats Holographic Theater Opens in Japan

A permanent theater devoted exclusively to 3D CG imagery will open this spring in Yokohama, Japan.

The 400 seats theater will be housed in a one-story building where the audience can enjoy stereoscopic images without having to wear 3D glasses because the CG imagery will be projected on stage. Details of the exact technology used are not available yet. The theater is expected to host shows exclusively using computer-generated imagery, and will be available for music concerts, theatrical plays, game events and other programs.

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View-Master 2.0 Offers Virtual Reality Features

For over 75 years, generations of kids have been introduced to the wonder of stereoscopic 3D by View-Master. Today Mattel is reimagining an entirely new way to explore and discover the world around you.

Mattel's new View-Master offers an easy-to-use and affordable platform that will enable users to take engaging field trips where they can explore famous places, landmarks, nature, planets and more in 360 degree ‘photospheres'. By pairing the View-Master's ‘experience reel' and app with an Android smartphone, kids will immediately experience an imaginative and interactive learning environment.

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