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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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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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Who You Gonna Call for a Michelangelo Sculpture? Fathom 3D Printing of course!

Thanks to the recent advancements in 3D scanning and 3D printing capabilities, we are now able to recreate objects of the past with much greater precision and accuracy than ever before. Recently, three companies teamed up to take on a project unlike anything seen previously. Studio FATHOM, Artworks Foundry, and Scansite formed a partnership in order to create scaled down limited edition reproductions of some of history’s most recognizable artworks. Watch the Fathom trailer video here under.

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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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