Guinness Book of Records with Augmented Reality 3D
The Guinness World Records 2013 book is paired with an iPhone/iPad/Android app adding 3D virtual reality to its pictures! Open up the app, point your device's camera at the pages and watch the Records come alive! The book nad its app were released on September 13, 2012.
Despite Critics 3DTV Market Growth is Strong
According to a NPD DisplaySearch 3D display technology and market forecast report, the 3D display market is set to grow from 50.8 million units and $13.2 billion in revenue in 2011 to 226 million units and $67 billion in revenue in 2019 worldwide.
Moreover, 3DTVs are predicted to contribute heavily to this projection and create the largest revenue stream with anticipated growth from 25 million units in 2011 to approximately 180 million units in 2019.
Become a 3D TV Producer
Sawdust Productions has signed cinema icon Mamie Van Doren to play a lead role in "SAWDUST", the first 3D television series to be shot in stereoscopic 3D. The pilot for the half-hour episodic drama, set within the world of a Depression-era, 1930s circus, is being funded through the crowd-sourcing platform Kickstarter. A 2D trailer is visible on the Kickstarter's web site.
You have 16 days left to register to Kickstarter and invest in the project. 97% of the targeted 100,000$ funds are still open and your participation can be as low as $1.
Insight Media 3D Product Database
Insight Media (Norwalk, CT, USA) compiled a (very) large database of 3D products available on the US market . The 3D Products database tracks 15 different stereoscopic product categories providing specifications, availability and pricing in US dollars.
Warner, Gulfstream Pictures and Redrover $ 200 Million deal
Warner Bros. has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Mike Karz and Bill Bindley’s new film production and financing company, Gulfstream Pictures. The $ 200 Million two-year pact will start with an initial multimillion-dollar development fund from Korean 3D stereoscopic company Redrover Ltd. and a consortium of U.S. private equity funds.
Gulfstream plans to produce and co-finance two films per year, starting with “The Nut Job,” a $45 million animated feature directed by Peter Lepeniotis for Redrover and Toonbox Entertainment, a Toronto-based animation studio, which becomes a sister company to Gulfstream.