London 2012 Olympics in 3D
The BBC goes the 3D stereoscopic way once again, after the successful 3D trial that took place during Wimbledon in June, and will broadcast some of the London 2012 Olympic Games in 3D. The action will be shown on both Freesat and Freeview via the BBC HD channel.
The broadcaster says the extravagant opening and closing ceremonies will be shown in the format, as will nightly highlights from the games. The only sporting event to be shown live in 3D will be the men's 100 metre finals on 5 August.
'Champ19ns Experience' with Manchester United and Epson
Manchester United and Epson are bringing the Champ19ns Experience to Thailand, Singapore, and Malaysia in February and March 2012. The Experience will again feature the latest in 3D stereoscopic projector technology from Epson, giving fans the chance to see their favourite players as they have never seem them before.
Epson will be demonstrating their latest 3D projector technology with a special film of the United stars. Shot in Stereoscopic 3D using super slow-motion cameras, it allows fans to see their heroes’ skills, technique and style in a completely fresh and new way.
Webcast New Year's Eve in 3D
Earthcam.com used 12 hi-def cameras, including several 3D stereoscopic rigs to report New Year's Eve celebrations live from Times Square, New-York, USA. You may watch the archive of "Times Square in 3D" here under in stereoscopic 3D.
A new Kinect Theme 4D Park Opens in Seoul
Here below visitors to the Live Park 4D World Tour wear RFID wristbands that allow the displays to identify them, while Kinect sensors detect their movements, voices, and faces.
Elbow Saves Christmas in 3D
The ‘Elbow Saves Christmas’ animation will be part of the Santa Grotto experience in Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City (both in UK). Each child in the audience is featured in the film. Their pictures will be displayed throughout the story, watching Elbow save Santa’s presents from the good-elf-turned-bad Fumble. As in any good "4D" or "5D" show, there will be additoinal elements to the experience, including wind effects, light and ‘elf dust.’
The animation runs for seven minutes and was conceived by Andrew Jenkinson and its vStream (Dublin, Ireland) using their Mirror 3D Personalisation Software.