Volvo Crash Tests Shot in 3D at 1000 fps
Volvo crash dummies are busy these days and production company REZQ ( Gothenburg, Sweden) filmed the action in super slow motion HD3D at 1,000 frames/second. The impressive resulting video is now available on YouTube in HD3D.
Crash info:The footage is showing frontal offset- and pole crash tests with the Volvo C30 Electric and carried out at the Volvo Cars Safety Centre in Sweden. Front offset in 64 km/h and pole crash test in 48 km/h.
3D cameras info: The cameras were high speed NAC GX1 with a native resolution of 1280x1024. Framing is 16:9. One pair was mounted in a P+S standard rig and another pair in a Neutron rig. Another pair of cameras was mounted side by side at a distance with a longer lenses. The film was shot at 1000 fps even if the cameras are capable to shot at speeds up to 200,000 fps!
REZQ is a Swedish film production company, with more than 20 years experience of making films. They design, plan and produce high quality films, and specize in 3D stereoscopic films (S3D), covering production planning, 3D storyboarding, live 3D shooting, graphic 3D integration, postproduction and optimisation for large screen cinemas (and YouTube !) distribution.
To watch the 3D video for a quick view go to YouTube 3D. But for best effect, download with KeepVidchoosing the highest resolution (1080p), and watch with StereoscopicPlayer on a big screen. Disparities are not too large, so you really enjoy this one on a large screen such as a 50" 3DTV or a larger screen.