Students’ homemade Raspberry Pi 3D scanner turns light paintings into holograms

HoloPainting is a technique that combines light painting, stop motion, and hyperlapse photography to create 360-degree animated 3D holograms. Up until now, light painting was only done in two dimensions.

This new lens for GoPro makes recording 3D video a breeze

The upcoming Vitrima lens by Fantem promises to be an affordable way to record ready-to-watch 3D video to a single GoPro Hero camera. Footage shot with it can immediately be played back in a standard VR viewer, without any editing.

Be dazzled by this projection-mapped Christmas tree

Brazil-based studio Ambos created a projection-mapped Christmas tree. It projected a spectacular display on an actual tree, which definitely saves on the decorating time and cuts down on the amount of breakable ornaments.
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Korean scientists have developed a legitimate 3D hologram you can view from any angle

Researchers in Korea have developed the world's first real, floating, three-dimensional hologram in the form of a Rubik's Cube. The hologram appears thanks to the effect of diffraction from a complex system of high-powered…

Fyuse spatial photo app update adds 3D tagging, smoother renderings

Fyuse, an app that uses spatial imaging technology to capture photos in 3D, released an update that adds several enhancements, including 3D tagging, faster compression, and smoother rendering.
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A whole new world: Disney app renders coloring book pages as 3D images

Using technology provided by the Unity game engine, the Disney Research project has developed an app that will allow you to see what your 2D drawings (or colorings, more precisely) look like as 3D animations.
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Ridley Scott mines big drama from small stakes in The Martian

The science fiction thriller based on the Andy Weir novel of the same name succeeds tremendously thanks to small stakes on a big planet, with an even bigger cast.

Take a virtual tour of your home with these apps and sites that give you a 3D view

Whether you're moving or just really love fantasizing about your dream home, there are lots of apps and sites that want to help you envision what your new house will look like ... in 3D.

Razer and Intel are working together on a RealSense-enabled 3D camera

Razer and Intel are collaborating on a 3D-sensing camera for consumer-end VR and gaming computers.. The device should make it possible to dodge enemy attacks in a fighting game by physically moving around.

This crazy smartphone packs a glasses-free 3D display — really

From the looks of it, the VKWorld Discovery S1 seems like an average Android smartphone with a rather goofy company name attached to it. However, it packs a neat parlor trick: a glasses-free 3D display.

This ultrasound technology can turn TV screens into malleable surfaces

Have you ever watched that scene in the Matrix where Neo pokes his fingers into the mirror and thought you'd like to do the same to your TV? Well that may be possible in the near future, as the GHOST project has developed a system for doing…