Interesting comment from James Cameron at the SMPTE today: “I’m going to push. Not only for better tools, workflow, high dynamic range and high frame rates — the things we are working toward, I’m still very bullish on 3D, but we need brighter projection, and ultimately I think it can happen — with no glasses. We’ll get there.”
Apple has been granted a new patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a virtual reality device mount that it has been filing IP on since 2007, interestingly before Google Cardboard and similar schemes envisaged using smartphones as cut-price VR screens.
Tony the Pinball Wizard has designed and 3D printed an absolutely incredible full-sized pinball machine. Designing the machine took over 200 hours in CAD and over 1,200 hours of 3D printing (errors and false prints not included) on a home made 3D printer.
Tony used 8,500 meters of 3D printing filament of 85 diffrent types, colors, and sizes for its otherwide fairly traditional 1970’s layout.
Intel has acquired VOKE VR, a startup in immersive sports video experiences that counted the Sacramento Kings among its investors.
The core of VOKE’s business is a product it markets as TrueVR, which is based around a special stereoscopic camera that is used to record experiences, as well as software to then deliver it to various devices.