For those who don't know about the technology of 3d printing, it has been around for a while. Earlier models of 3d scanners and printers were far too costly and would have been expensive for anyone other than engineers, scientists, and major manufacturing firms, which could afford to have this technology in-house.Today services are far less costly with the average printer and scanner sitting in a more reasonable price range for smaller business entities. In fact, it is easy to pick up a 3d scanner or printer for around the same price as a top of the range flat screen 3D TV.
I'll absolutely admit that when 3D TVs first hit the market I was very excited about the idea of watching movies and playing games in the resurrected format.
Famed Avatar director James Cameron and Vince Pace have teamed up to market potentially lucrative 3D technology in China.
Hollywood studios typically use a 2.35:1 aspect ratio for most major movies. What does that mean for you?
A few months ago Intel and Mountain View laid a huge egg when they, along with Sony and Logitech, tried to market Google's TV platform.
Oh boy. After already battling with active shutter glasses, 3D TVs that need external sensors, and this idea of 3D that doesn't require glasses, Samsung is introducing an entirely new concept.
3D is bigger and better than ever these days, and it doesn't take a genius to assume that next month's CES will have 3D displays at every corner, but the question is who will win - glasses-free 3D or the more universally accepted 3D tech with glasses required?
The head of Samsung's display unit is telling consumers not to get too affixed to this growing idea of glasses-free 3D TV sets, because it won't really take off until at least 2015. So go ahead and buy a Samsung 3D TV that requires 3D glasses (preferably one from Samsung), okay?
Although it seems like everyone is calling it the next big thing, the majority of consumers are not that excited about 3D TV, and according to one study's results, interest in the technology actually goes down after users give it a test run.
With Nintendo's 3DS on the horizon and the fact that making fun of 3D glasses is so incredibly easy to do, it's easy to start thinking glasses-free 3D is the way to go. But Samsung says, "Not so fast."
For those of you out there with a Samsung 3D TV but are still frustrated with the lack of 3D content, there's a new app that will solve your worries.
Japanese researchers have created a 3D TV system that allows viewers to manipulate the image with their hands.
Just a few days after it was announced that Toshiba is working on a commercially available 3D TV without the need for glasses, Sony has come forth to say it too is working on the new tech.
In a move to bring back attention to its flailing TV service, Verizon has struct a deal with the National Football League to air its first ever 3D football game on TV. It's a major score as the most mainstream sporting event to make it to the new broadcast medium.
The 3D mantra of "so real you can practically touch it" is about to take on a whole new meaning, as filmmakers in Hong Kong have cut the ribbon on what they claim is the first 3D porno ever made.
While some big shots in Hollywood, like James Cameron and Disney, are swimming in money thanks to the newest 3D craze, there's a growing number of directors and insiders who are simply saying "no" to the 3D transition.
You know how when you're watching a 3D movie, sometimes it feels like you could just reach out and grab the images that are popping out? Thanks to researchers, now you actually can.
While there is still a battle for 3D acceptance in the home, the lack of a format war for home media could lead to a faster adoption rate and increased interest.
When a 3D TV is switched from 2D mode to 3D mode, the power usage can swing dramatically depending on the manufacturer, according to a new report from Cnet.
DirecTV has become the first TV service provider to offer an entire suite of dedicated 3D channels, while the sweeping majority of other cable and satellite providers still have absolutely no 3D content available.