3D Selfies are Free in France Thanks to The Avengers
To celebrate the release of Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron", several French KLEPIERRE shopping walls are fitted with a 360° 3D selfie studio.
Enter the 300 squ. ft. circular structure fitted with 64 cameras, take a stunning superhero pose and go back home with your "Matrix Bullet Time Video". Follow the usual Superhero dress code for the best result.
Dates, location, and video demo here under!
Student Cleared of 3D Pirating "Gravity" With Two GoPRO Case in UK
Ciprian Florea, a 28-year-old student of film technology at Birmingham City University (UK), was cleared this week of making and possessing a 3D camera with intent to commit fraud.
3D Interface You See, Feel, and Touch Demonstrated by Ultrahaptics
Scientists at Bristol University (UK) have discovered a way to make 3D volumes that you can see, touch and feel in mid-air. The system, called UltraHaptics, has been developed by the university's Department of Computer Science, and involves a device that can pick up ultrasound waves present in the air, condensing them to create a pressure difference that gives the illusion of a touchable 3D object floating in thin air.
It is already posible to register for an evaluation kit and to be one of the first to get a kit when they start shipping.
Obama 3D in the National Portrait Gallery
The University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies ( ICT) was part of a Smithsonian-led team that created 3D portraits of President Barack Obama. The portraits include a digital and 3-D printed bust and life mask. Both were on display at the first ever White House Maker Faire on June 18.
The data and the printed models are intended to become part of the collection of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.