Cleveland Cavaliers' 3D floor projection system
3D News are usually coming from NAB in April. Hower, that one is coming from the NBA instead of the NAB...
The Cleveland Cavaliers brought us recently one of the coolest visual experiences ever seen in the NBA: They unveiled a new 3D projection system for the court at Quicken Loans Arena. The event was held on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH in honor the career of Zydrunas Ilgauskas.
Behind the magic: 16 HD projectors and some clever software...
The result is pretty incredible! Watch the video here under.
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3D Stereoscopic Wiggle Tutorial
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Big Brother is Watching You in 3D
Transport or London (TfL) is ckecking a new stereoscopic vision technology to reduce pedestrians injuries in London. A new pedestrian crossing test is scheduled for Balham and Tooting (London, UK) busiest crossings.
Intended to start late summer 2014 and running till the end of the year, TfL plan to have a report on the outcome of the pedestrian Split Cycle Offset Optimisation Technique (SCOOT) trial by Christmas 2014. SCOOT will used the stereo cameras pictured here under to monitor pedestrian traffic and control traffic lights.