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Fast 3D
Bob Pank# It is easy to make the assumption that 3D should comply with existing standards, as in the 2D video streams of television or movie images running at 24, 25 or 30 frames per second, according to the relevant 2D standards.
Tags: 3d | 3dtv | 3d diaries | iss058 | Bob Pank#
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3D a Geographic Thing
Bob Pank# It may just be coincidence but, in the last week, two stories about 3D in Scandinavia have landed on the 3D Diaries desk. Of course two swallows do not a summer make but maybe there is a trend here, with some nations embracing the third dimension more than others.
Tags: 3d diaries | iss056 | videoforce | olympics | 3dtv | Bob Pank#
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Game, Set and Match
Bob Pank# It was only three months ago that this column hailed featured the new DVB-3DTV standard. But already there’s talk of a second version, or rather ‘phase’, as described by David Wood of the EBU in the new 3D Roundabout newsletter. In a way this is healthy. It shows just how fast 3DTV is moving and, whereas phase 1 is designed to work with existing 2D STBs, phase 2 will be designed to run on a new specification of specialist 3D STBs.
Tags: 3d diaries | 3d | bskyb | dvb-3dtv | aeltc | wimbledon | iss055 | Bob Pank#
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3D One year on
Bob Pank# The month started with a trip to Sony to visit its very impressive 3D Customer Experience Centre where Paul Cameron (Training) gave a three-hour run down all about 3DTV production.
Tags: iss053 | 3d diaries | sony 3d customer experience centre | RED EPIC | Sony NEX-FS100 | MPE-200 | DVB-3DTV | Bob Pank#
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Getting the 3D words right
N/A Captions and sub-titling in 3D is not so easy as in 2D. The words cannot simply be superimposed over 3D content. They need to be accurately positioned in the depth plane otherwise they can create visual confusion and break the whole 3D illusion.
Tags: iss052 | 3d captions | 3d sub-titling | subtitles | captions | dvb-3dtv | depth disparity | cel-soft | N/A
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DVB-3DTV: A Milestone
Bob Pank# Now the latest hot news is that DVB (www.dvb.org) has agreed its standard for Frame Compatible Plano-Stereoscopic 3DTV, which they have now passed on to ETSI for formal standardisation.
Tags: 3d diaries | iss051 | 3dtv | hdmi | broadband tv | dab2 | dab1 | Bob Pank#
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Deja Vu
Bob Pank# In the cinema world, 3D has already proved to be a good moneymaker, but now a good number of people in the industry are seriously focussing on 3DTV.
Tags: 3d diaries | 3dtv | ibc | iss046 | mpe-200 | Bob Pank#
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