3D Entertainment: 3-D Eyewear

3D glasses still the best way to see 3-D images

New versions of the 3-D goggle coming- non-eyewear 3D being developed

The standard 3D glasses, mostly used in movie theaters for the past 50 years, are giving way to a new breed of 3D glasses for both theater and home use.

With a pair of 3-D glasses (also called eyewear or goggles) for the home, you can become immersed in unbelievably real 3-D gaming and graphic environments. Stereoscopic 3D glasses instantly create a truly 3-dimensional viewing experience with gaming titles and some DVDs.

Movie theater style 3-D glasses

Linear Polarized Glasses are the general purpose glasses used for polarized projection of slide shows, multi-media displays, concerts, movies, simulator rides, and viewing vectographs.

The 3D glasses needed to watch 3D movies in the theater are often provided by the movie theater or film company for free use. These are the familiar cardboard and plastic glasses worn for decades that achieve the desired effect on the big screen.

Some people have purchased their own set of quality 3D glasses that provide a better viewing experience.

3D eyewear for the home TV

For home viewing, other types of glasses are needed. By bringing your own glasses to the IMAX theatre you avoid having to use worn or scratched lenses, thus making your experience at the theatre more enjoyable.

3D eyewear needed for the new breed to 3D HD's will often be provided by the manufacturer. This will add about $200-300 cost to fully equip a 3D capable entertainment unit.

3D Goggles for the PC

Two computer companies, AsusTek Computer, Inc. and Acer Inc. have developed a 3D screen on their laptop models. Sharp has a computer that does not need glasses, but the viewing angle is limited.

The all-new i-glasses PC HR is plug and play compatible with virtually all computer systems including PC's, laptops and even some popular PDAs. 3-D Images are sharp, clear, rich and vibrant. This product provides a single viewing solution for a whole new generation of computing and PDA devices. The 3D glasses features true 800x600 resolution, includes a vga connection and power supply, plug and play compatible. Find out more about the I-O Display I-glasses PC HR - 3D glasses from Amazon.

Nvidia has a pair of 3D eyewear that displays video games in stunning 3D vision. The 3D glasses feature enhanced optics for crystal-clear, flicker-free stereoscopic 3D gaming and delivers 60Hz per eye and ultrawide viewing angles. Designed for use with DLP 1080p HDTVs, pure 120Hz LCD monitors and DepthQ HD 3 projectors for crystal-clear, stereoscopic 3D gaming. Find out more about the NVIDIA GeForce 3D Stereo Glasses from Best Buy.

3D Eye Solutions, Inc.'s 3-D Conversion Technology Featured at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards

3D Eye Solutions, Inc.'s 3-D conversion for Michael Jackson's "Earth Song" was featured at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards show.The show will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on CBS Sunday January 31, 2010 from 8-11:30 pm. The GRAMMY Awards are telecast annually to an international audience of over 2 billion in 180 countries. This special segment represents a GRAMMY technical breakthrough in that it will be the first time a major awards show broadcasts in 3-D.

The GRAMMY Awards are staging an unprecedented tribute in honor of Michael Jackson. The Jan. 31 broadcast featured a never-before-seen 3-D clip created for "Earth Song," an original composition and a No.1 hit for Jackson. In order for viewers to enjoy this unique 3-D TV experience at home, CBS and Target provided millions of free 3-D GRAMMY Glasses.

From Sunday, Jan. 24, through Sunday, Jan. 31, Target stores nationwide offered these 3-D GRAMMY Glasses so that fans had the opportunity to see the film.

The "Earth Song" short film, produced by Stimulated, Inc., was originally planned for use in conjunction with the live performances in Jackson's "This Is It" concert tour. Upon Jackson's untimely death, the video, along with hours of rehearsal footage, were edited and presented in the Sony film, "Michael Jackson's This Is It." 3D Eye Solutions was hired by Stimulated, Inc. to convert stock footage from 2-D to 3-D for the "Earth Song" short film.

About 3D Eye Solutions, Inc.:
3D Eye Solutions, Inc. is a service provider and integrator for the 3D Stereo and Auto-stereo media industry that covers a wide range of markets. 3D Eye Solutions, Inc. produces and processes media content for corporate, venues, and trade show events. The Company also provides turnkey systems and converts existing media to enable end users to showcase properties in multi-view format. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site: www.3deyesolutions.com.

LONGWOOD, Fla., Jan. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --

3D Eye Solutions, Inc. Successfully Installs its 3D Without Glasses Screens at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

3D Eye Solutions, Inc. has successfully installed two of its 3D autosterioscopic (without glasses) turnkey digital signage systems in the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, home of the National Hockey League's New York Islanders Hockey Club. Continue reading about 3D Eye Solutions technology.

Look3D and RealD Reach Licensing Agreement for First-Ever Collection of Premium RealD 3D Eyewear

Look3D, a leading 3D vision company, and RealD, the world's leading 3D cinema technology company, have reached a licensing agreement for Look3D to design, manufacture and distribute RealD 3D certified premium eyewear. Look3D eyewear will offer the same crisp, clear RealD 3D experience as eyewear currently distributed at RealD equipped theatres and will be compatible with all RealD theatres worldwide.

"Moviegoers will be able to pick from a full line-up of premium RealD 3D glasses in cool designs with shapes and styles that hug the face like regular glasses," said Rhett Adam, director of Look3D. "3D movies are booming and we're excited for the millions of fans of RealD 3D around the world to experience the next film in Look3D style."

"Moviegoers are flocking to theatres in record numbers to experience RealD 3D movies and now they'll be able to have their own pair of premium RealD 3D glasses in a style that's all their own," said Joseph Peixoto, RealD president of worldwide cinema.

"Like people having a pair of sunglasses, movie fans will have a pair of RealD 3D glasses personalized in style and fit, and certified by RealD to assure a fantastic movie experience. We look forward to additional announcements about the introduction of designer 3D glasses from top fashion brands and prescription RealD 3D eyewear in the near future."

Look3D will create multiple RealD compatible eyewear collections for adults and children, including a premium collection of glasses of the highest quality with styles matching today's most popular eyewear designs. Look3D will also offer a themed collection of glasses with colors, shapes and other design elements matching a variety of upcoming 3D major motion picture releases.

Look3D RealD eyewear will be available for purchase beginning in December with sales through Look3D, at movie theatres and online retail sites. Check out Look3D's website at www.look3d.com for a sneak peak of what is to come in 2010.

RealD 3D movies are the new generation of entertainment, with crisp, bright, ultra-realistic images so lifelike moviegoers feel like they've stepped inside the movie. A driving force in this year's elevated box office totals delivering three to four times per screen revenue of the same film on 2D screens, RealD 3D adds depth that puts moviegoers in the thick of the action, whether they're joining favorite characters in a new world or dodging objects that seem to fly into the theatre.

RealD pioneered today's digital 3D and is the world's most widely used 3D cinema technology with over 9,000 screens under contract and nearly 4,000 screens installed in 48 countries.

About RealD: RealD is the global leader in 3D, bringing the most advanced and realistic digital 3D experience to cinemas worldwide. RealD's new generation technology, deployed across the world's largest 3D platform, provides a stunningly lifelike viewing experience. Beyond cinema, RealD is the worldwide inventor and provider of key stereoscopic technologies used in science, manufacturing, marketing, and other industries, with 30 years of scientific development behind its systems. RealD's mission-critical 3D visualization technologies are used by organizations such as NASA, Pfizer, BMW, Boeing and more. Visit www.realD.com for more information.

About Look3D: Look3D Eyewear is a specialist eyewear company assisting studios, cinemas and movie lovers in the transition into Digital 3D by creating seamless vision solutions which allow the audiences to engage the on-screen story like never before. Our goal is to ensure movie lovers experience Digital 3D as intended by film makers. Look3D Eyewear guarantees that all its glasses meet the specific RealD engineering specifications.

LOS ANGELES and MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ --

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