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Issue 101

April 17, 2017

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Some call it art...by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Six Flags Over Georgia Park, 8i, Samsung Electronics, New York University, IDC, Utsunomiya University, University of Exeter, Vimeo, Facebook, YouTube, Strategy Analytics, Stanford, Tridonic/EON Reality, Bosch, CyberOptics, Microsoft, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, ImmerVision, Cigna, Zeality, Marxent, SPB TV, Mitsubishi Electric, Altia Systems, and Realize Mobile Communications/Morita

Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, February 25-27, 2017, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from TU Wien, University College London/KAUST/Adobe Research, VRVis Research Center/TU Wien, and University of Stuttgart

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 5-8, 2016, Macao, China; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Technology, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology, and Pinscreen Inc.

Printed Electronics USA, November 16-17, 2016, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DuPont, and Sciperio/US Army ARDEC

Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, November 6-9, 2016, Niagara Falls, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from Microsoft/University of Cambridge, Rochester Institute of Technology/Eastman School of Music, and University of Tsukuba

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Intel Corporation, University of Augsburg, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul/Animati Computing for Healthcare/Pontifıcia Universidade Catolica/Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, University of Nantes, and California State University Monterey Bay/University of Waterloo

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Purdue University, Keio University/Fujitsu Design Ltd, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Yonsei University

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the fifth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Drexel University, Keio University, and USC Institute for Creative Technologies

International Conference on 3D Web Technology, July 22-24, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Université Paris Est, virtualcitySYSTEMS GmbH, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Korea University/University of Canterbury, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, and Ajou University/University of Suwon/Naval Postgraduate School

SID AR/VR survey

AR/VR Market Focus Conference by Barry Young

Interview with Lewis Smithingham, president, 30ninjas by Andy Marken

Are AR, VR, and Mixed Reality too real already? by Norbert Hildebrand

Discovering lighting in creating immersive 3D by Randall S. Newton

What is a render farm? by Sareesh Sudhakaran

Last Word: Privacy vs. security by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 100

March 3, 2017

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Depends on your perspective...by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Lumus, eMagin, KAIST, Stanford, Bayview Labs/Seraph Group/MIT Game Lab, Digital Domain, MicroVision, HARMAN/WayRay, Dassault Systèmes, Asus/Google, Maxst, NED Optics, ReportLinker, Ricoh, Tractica, Virtual Content Group, Heptagon, BBC Earth/Oculus, Ultrahaptics, Matterport, University of Arizona, Lumentum, Digilens, Sandia National Laboratory, Venture Reality Fund, EZVIZ, Barrow Brain and Spine, IMAX, Australian National University, Infiniti Research, University of Venice, Fraunhofer IGD, Velodyne, Analogix, Pico Technology, XGIMI, Altia Systems, Merge VR, and 3Glasses

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 5-8, 2016, Macao, China; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Zhejiang University/The University of British Columbia/King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, University of Tsukuba/Waseda University/The University of Tokyo, City University of Hong Kong, and The University of New South Wales/The University of Queensland/Monash University

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Hamburg/University of Munster, RWTH Aachen University, Yonsei University, Korea University, and Technische Universtitat Dresden

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Waseda University, University of Tsukuba/OKI Electric Industry Co. Ltd., Keio University, and Ochanomizu University

Symposium on Spatial User Interaction, October 15-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Simon Fraser University/York University, Purdue University, Keio University, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea Institute of Science and Technology/University of Science and Technology/Center of Human-centered Interaction for Coexistence, and University of Hamburg

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers papers from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Technicolor Research, and University of Washington

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the fourth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Taiwan University, Aichi Institute of Technology, Keio University/Fujitsu Design Ltd., and Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology

International Conference on 3D Web Technology, July 22-24, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of British Columbia, University of Oulu (x2), University of Maryland, and University College London

Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, June 7-10, 2016, Bari, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Politecnico di Milano, University of Cagliari, University of Waterloo/California State University Monterey Bay, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Dublin Institute of Technology, and ETH Zurich

Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention, April 5-7, 2016, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Carinthian Tech Research AG

The alternate world of Virtual Reality at CES by Andy Marken

Light Field cinema capture coming by Michael Goldman

Gravity Sketch takes 3D design inside virtual reality by Randall S. Newton

Last Word: A-,M-,V-R; Are we there yet? by Norbert Hildebrand

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 99

January 9, 2017

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Vertigo…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Harman/Navdy, Lightspeed Design, Facebook/Eye Tribe, Kopin, Samsung, Snapchat/Cimagine, Shenzhen Arashi Vision, University of Minnesota, IDC, Gatebox, SkyLights, MetLife, NASA, SuperData, Missouri University of Science and Technology, CTA, Everysight, Occipital, Lenovo, ArcticDEM, Kino-mo, Vive Studios, INOX, and Electronic Arts

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 5-8, 2016, Macao, China; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National Taiwan University/Keio University/Academia Sinica, Seoul National University, Kansai University, and BinaryVR Inc.

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 12-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from Utrecht University/TWNKLS, Georgia Tech/KAIST/Keio University/Max Planck Institute, Université Paris-Saclay, and National Cheng Kung University

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of California Santa Barbara/University of Washington, German Aerospace Center (DLR) Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, Université Paris-Saclay, and MIT Media Lab/University of Cordoba

User Interface Software and Technology Symposium, October 16-19, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ulm University, Keio University, MIT Media Lab, and ETH Zurich/Activision Inc/New York University/Columbia University

Symposium on Spatial User Interaction, October 15-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Columbia University/Teachers College, University of Calgary, Telecom ParisTech/Université de Lille, and Ritsumeikan University/University of Tsukuba

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Waseda University/Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Florida Polytechnic University, Indiana University, Ewha Womans University, and Bournemouth University

International Conference on 3D Web Technology, July 22-24, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from 3D Repo Ltd/University College London, DFKI, Web3D Consortium/Naval Postgraduate School, Fraunhofer IGD/TU Darmstadt, and Vicomtech-IK4 Research Center

Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, June 7-10, 2016, Bari, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Université Grenoble Alpes, University of Portsmouth/Max Planck Institute for Informatics/Lancaster University, University of Salerno, University of Munich (LMU), and University of Bari

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the fifth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sichuan University, Shanghai University, Sichuan University, Sun Yat-sen University, Sichuan University, Sun Yat sen University/National Sun Yat Sen University/Pennsylvania State University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)/Samsung Electronics, Kanazawa Institute of Technology/Industrial Research Institute of Ishikawa, Sichuan University, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications, February 15-17, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the fifth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Monash University/Bielefeld University/Gymnasium Schloss Holte­Stukenbrock/University of South Australia, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vienna University of Technology, and TU Dortmund University

The content consumer in 25 years by Andy Marken

Trimble debuts viewer for Microsoft HoloLens by Randall S. Newton

Photon – particle or wave? Light field – wave or ray? by Kenneth Li

Last Word: The future of Mixed Reality is much bigger than Magic Leap by Alice Bonasio

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 98

December 8, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Vanishing…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: University of Montreal, Acer/IMAX, WorldViz, Juniper Research, Thinfilm/Holoptica, Bruker, Sports Illustrated, PixelFLEX, Penn State University, Seoul National University, ARM, UMass Amherst, NFL, ObEN, NYU, ReTrak, Unity Technologies, Mitsubishi Electric, Google, PanoMoments, Cognex, Infivention, HTC, 01 Consulting, Christie, Chiba University, Optoma, Shenzhen Arashi Vision, Orbi Prime, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Sony, Khronos Group, Global Virtual Reality Association, Giraffic, Ponta lab, VRstudios, RagingWire, and University of Tennessee

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 2-4, 2016, Munich, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Peking University/Microsoft Research Asia, MIT Media Lab, University of Wurzburg, and Fraunhofer FKIE/Leuphana University

Symposium on Spatial User Interaction, October 15-16, 2016, Tokyo, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from perceptiveIO Inc., ETH Zürich, Universität Hamburg, and LIMSI-CNRS/INRIA

SGIA Printed Electronics Symposium, September 13-14, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from nScrypt Inc.

Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Münster UAS, Ulm University, and ETH Zurich

SIGGRAPH, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Epicscapes/Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, Clemson University, MPC, Google Spotlight Stories, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sichuan University, Chonbuk National University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Inha University, and Southeast University

Printed Electronics Europe, April 27-28, 2016, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ceradrop, Lite-On Technology Corporation, TNO, and Neotech AMT GmbH

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications, February 15-17, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of five reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Disney Research, Beijing Institute of Technology, MINES ParisTech/Paris, University, and Université Paris

3D Image Processing, Measurement (3DIPM), February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tampere University of Technology, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) (x2), and Warsaw University of Technology/Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanow

Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality, February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Aix-Marseille University, University of California San Diego, Technical University of Madrid/Ghent University/Stanford University, and Iowa State University/Siemens PLM Software

The new film, video experience begins to take hold by Andy Marken

Last Word: VRLA bigger than ever by Jon Peddie

Last Word: I’ve looked at “Lynn” from two sides now by Mark Schubin

Last Word: Is VR the new electricity? by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 97

October 31, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Living longer…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: MAXON/AMD, Honeybot, Orangewood Foundation/Zumasys/Nimble Storage, Overland Park Convention Center, SPACES, Landgate, Virtualis, JK Imaging Europe/Kodak, Microsoft, Valorem, Sports Illustrated, Sony, Altia Systems, eCapture Technologies, ETRI, Jaunt, KAUST, CyberOptics, Alibaba, Oxford University, Google, Quanergy/OTUS/Raytheon BBN Technologies, Uni Research CIPR, BBC, Fuel3D, Carestream, Lund University, IHS, Toshiba, Adobe, InContext Solutions, XGIMI, Digitimes Research, Lexus, Juniper Research, 3D Stereo MEDIA, Best Buy/Strategy Analytics

Multimedia Conference, October 15-19, 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Phillip Hill covers papers from National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Tianjin University of Technology, Airbus Innovation Laboratories/University College London/Universitat de Barcelona, University of California, and Tsinghua University/Sogou Corporation

Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, September 12-16, 2016, Heidelberg, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Ulm University, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Keio Media Design, and National Chengchi University

Mobile HCI, September 6-9, 2016, Florence, Italy; Phillip Hill covers papers from Shandong University/Engineering Research Center of Digital Media Technology/Harvard University, University of Washington, University of Baltimore/Towson University, The University of Haifa, and University of Hannover

SIGGRAPH 2016, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; In this report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from PhaseSpace Inc./TriHelix/Super78, Hosei University, Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc., Carnegie Mellon University (x2), KU Leuven/Adobe Research, University of Sao Paulo, and University of Tsukuba

Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 20-22, 2016, Oulu, Finland; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Sydney/Vienna University of Technology, University of Lapland, and Stuttgart Media University/University of Stuttgart

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Taiwan University, Suzhou University of Science and Technology, The University of Texas at Austin, SAIT Samsung Electronics, Japan Display Inc., Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, NLT Technologies Ltd., Daqri Holographics, Ergo Engineering/Avegant Corporation, and Toshiba Corporate R&D Center

Electronic Displays Conference, February 24-25, 2016, Nuremberg, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hanyang University/Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), and University of Applied Sciences of West Saxony

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications, February 15-17, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Chungbuk National University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Marquette University, Aoyama Gakuin University/Waseda University, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Osaka City University, Osaka City University/Osaka University, Beijing Institute of Technology, and Ecole de Technologie Superieure/University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre

3D Image Processing, Measurement (3DIPM), February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Delaware/eBay Research Labs, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, UC Berkeley, and Fujitsu Research & Development Center

The “Virtual Buzz” starts to look real by Andy Marken

Pantone format stores appearance data for 3D design by Randall S. Newton

A compact display system that uses a laser to draw objects in the air by Arthur Berman

Last Word: Is VR the new electricity? by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 96

September 18, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Escher lives…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Technical University of Munich, Elbit Systems, Google, University of Adelaide, Dolby Laboratories/Littlstar, Major League Baseball, Altia Systems, Envelop, VR Globo/SporTV, Quanta/ImmerVision VR, FOVE, TomoCube, Cadillac, InvenSense, Rush University Medical Center, Planar, Meta, Lenovo, A*STAR, ChupaCut, Nico360, DiYPRO, HTC, UCSD, Nvidia, Leica, Columbia University, Capcom, Nintendo, Intel, HoloVit, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Within, Lightspeed Design, Harvard, Touchence, MIT, Fuel3D, SPACES/Songcheng, more3D, PTC, Solos, Optical Society, Veye, Radiant Images/AMD, Swiftpoint, Casio, Motorola Solutions, Microsoft, Project Alloy, SES/Fraunhofer HHI, University of Western Australia, GoPro/SD&A, NTT DATA/Rakuten Baseball, Velodyne LiDAR, RadicalMedia, NASA, and University of Warsaw

SIGGRAPH 2016, July 24-28, 2016, Anaheim, California; Papers covered are from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, National Taiwan University (x2), University of Tokyo, Nvidia, Inria/Universit´e Rennes/INSA Rennes/Realyz, and Stanford/ Dartmouth

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems Conference, June 21-24, 2016, Brussels, Belgium; Phillip Hill covers papers from KU Leuven, and LIMSI-CNRS/CEA-LIST

Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 20-22, 2016, Oulu, Finland; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Glasgow/Pufferfish Ltd., DFKI GmbH, and University of Oulu

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Intel Corporation, University of California, DAQRI/Intel Corporation, and Visteon Corporation

Electronic Displays Conference, February 24-25, 2016, Nuremberg, Germany; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Robert Bosch GmbH/Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Altia Services GmbH, and Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institute

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications, February 15-17, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), The Webb Schools of California/MasterImage 3D, and Catholic University of Korea

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), and Sandia National Laboratories

3D Image Processing, Measurement (3DIPM), February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Intel Corporation, Tampere University of Technology, Arnold & Richter Cine Technik (ARRI)/Hochschule Rhein-Main, and Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Versus is quite possibly the best video introduction by Randall S. Newton

Changing history at the touch of a button by Zoe Taylor

Taking the HP Omen virtual reality backpack for a test by Jon Peddie

Last Word: So AR/VR will be big…by Norbert Hildebrand

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 95

July 11, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The “3D is dead” cliché…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Aalto University, Matter and Form, Hulu, HTC, WorldViz, Technavio, Facebook, Samsung, Magic Leap, YouTube, GoPro, Strategy Analytics, Microsoft Research, VRstudios, Axon, KDX, Roblox, Nvidia, JPMorgan, Advanced Imaging Society, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Greenlight VR, Wobbleworks, Heriot-Watt University, Lumus, EI 2017, Yuneec, and University of Cincinnati

SID Wearable-Flexible Conference, May 25, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Luminit

SID Display Week, May 22-27, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from LEIA Inc, Kyushu University, Southeast University, Nanyang Technological University, Integrity Applications Incorporated (IAI)/Naval Air Weapons Center Weapons Division, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Beijing Institute of Technology, and University of Central Florida

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 14-17, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Rochester Institute of Technology/West Virginia University, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Rochester Institute of Technology/University of Texas at Austin, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXVII (2016) Summary by Andrew Woods

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications, February 15-17, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Waseda University, Yonsei University, National Institute of Informatics, Sharp Corporation/Kochi University of Technology, Waseda University, Software Competence Center Hagenberg/Emotion3D GmbH/Vienna University of Technology, University of Milan, and Software Competence Center Hagenberg

3D Image Processing, Measurement (3DIPM), February 14-18, 2016, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, University of Nice, University of Montpellier/University of York/Strategies S.A., and University of Nice/Cintoo3D

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 13-15, 2015, Beijing, China; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Strasbourg, The University of Tokyo, The University of Texas at Dallas, and Scuola Superiore SantAnna

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Stanford University, Tsinghua University/Microsoft Research/Texas A&M University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong/SenseTime Group Limited, Bielefeld University/Universidad de Zaragoza/Trinity College Dublin, and Simon Fraser University/Shenzhen VisuCA Key Lab/SIAT/National University of Defense Technology/Dalian University of Technology/The Catholic University of America

SIGGRAPH, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Waseda University/Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Memorial University of Newfoundland, and Washington University in St. Louis/Oregon State University

The virtual road to tomorrow’s films begins…by Andy Marken

How does the public look at VR and AR today? by Norbert Hildebrand

Epson expands the Moverio AR product line by Kathleen Maher

Last Word: Even if you build virtual reality, they might not come by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 94

May 24, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Illusive reality…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: University of Michigan, Sun Yan-Sen University, Planar, Daqri, University of Wisconsin-Madison, HP/Nvidia, Maxon, Carestream Health, Facebook, VideoStitch, LMxLAB, Immersive Technology Alliance, Harvard, HumanEyes Technologies, Parks Associates, Google, Eonite Perception, Pico Technology, IDC, Molecular Devices, Meta, Gear Commerce, Naked Labs, Condition One, eBay/Myer, Google/IMAX, Linden Lab, PTC, 3D MakerJet, Axis Communications, Panono, ILCA, 8ninths, Vairdo, Hulu, FOVE, Teradek, Hillcrest Labs, Green Screen Institute, Samsung/Six Flags, Starbreeze/Acer, Cogswell College, VNTANA/Microsoft, and Queen’s University

Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 14-17, 2016, Eindhoven, Netherlands; Phillip Hill covers papers from Purdue University (x2), Media Innovation Lab/University of Haifa/Sheba Medical Center, University of Toronto, and MIT Media Lab/MIT Mechanical Engineering/Harvard GSD/MIT/Wellesley College

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 13-15, 2015, Beijing, China; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Strasbourg, The University of Tokyo, The University of Texas at Dallas, and Scuola Superiore SantAnna

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 14-17, 2016, Charleston, South Carolina; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Bielefeld University (x2), University of Cambridge/Carnegie Mellon University/Max Planck Institute for Informatics, and Max Planck Institute for Informatics

Computer Supported Cooperative Work, February 27–March 2, 2016, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a paper from University of Maryland/University of California San Francisco Medical Center

Augmented Human International Conference, February 25-27, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland; Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Keio Media Design/University of Geneva/Singapore University of Technology and Design/University of Tokyo, and The University of Tokyo/Tokyo Metropolitan University

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Columbia University/Teachers College, Hasso Plattner Institute (x2), and Tsinghua University

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Calgary/University of Manitoba, The University of Tokyo, University of Canterbury/University of South Australia, Stanford University/Adobe Research/Max Planck Institute for Informatics, University of Bern/Shenzhen VisuCA Key Lab/SIAT/Memorial University of Newfoundland/Tel-Aviv University, and Brown University

SIGGRAPH, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from OTOY Inc./USC Institute for Creative Technologies/xRez Inc., Taipei National University of the Arts/Academia Sinica, and National Taiwan University/University of British Columbia

The virtual road to tomorrow’s films begins in earnest by Andy Marken

Is there such a thing as too immersive? by Norbert Hildebrand

Of 3D (and VR) headaches by Len Scrogan

What 10 Facebook years REALLY means by Neil Schneider

Make 360-degree movies with Autonomous Teleport stereoscopic camera by Jon Peddie

Lytro blows away the NAB audience by Kathleen Maher

Last Word: Vivian Walworth by Andrew Woods

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 93

March 30, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Problems for vision systems…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Teracle, SuperD, Samsung, 3Doodler, Sphericam, CyberOptics, Garmin, TechnoBlood/FOVE, Mitsubishi Electric, IDTechEx Research, Holoxica, Pantomime, Tractica, University of Washington, Homido, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center, and HP

Intelligent User Interfaces, March 7-10, 2016, Sonoma, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Helsinki/Aalto University, and Virginia Tech/Honda Research Institute USA

Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, February 27-28, 2016, Redmond, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from National Chiao Tung University, Athens University of Economics & Business, and Yonsei University/GREW Creative Lab Inc.

Printed Electronics USA, November 18-19, 2015, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from BotFactory Inc., Functionalize Inc., and Quest International

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 15-18, 2015, Funchal, Portugal; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Université François Rabelais, Middlesex University, Holografika

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 13-15, 2015, Beijing, China; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, The University of Iowa, Beihang University/Stony Brook University, and Miami University

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Queen’s University, Laboratoire d’ Informatique de Grenoble/Simon Fraser University/York University, Yahoo Labs/University of Copenhagen, and Technische Universitat Darmstadt/Max Planck Institute for Informatics

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from City University of Hong Kong, The University of Tokyo/Sony CSL, University of Canterbury/City University London, University of Calgary/Tohoku University, University of Tsukuba/Joshibi University of Art and Design, National Taiwan University, and ETH Zurich/Disney Research Zurich/Rutgers University

SIGGRAPH, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Inria/Altran Medic@, SUNY-Binghamton University, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, and Kanagawa Institute of Technology/Tokyo University of Technology

Image Sensors Automotive, June 23-25, 2015, Brussels, Belgium; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Melexis, and Nvidia

Tellywood focuses on immersive content by Andy Marken

Determination of 3D devices characteristics by Lomonosov Moscow State University

Lanmar Services turns old NASA buildings into geometry by Randall Newton

A visual feast of 3D filmmaking exhibited

VR is child’s play by Matt Brennesholtz

Build to last: VR sales figures you can count on! by Neil Schneider

Microdisplay technologies for smart-glasses by Harry Zervos

Last Word: Raytracing today and in the future by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 92

January 31, 2016

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Praying…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world:  ITMO, Acroname, University of Washington, Tech Soft 3D, Lowe’s Innovation Labs/Marxent, Brown University, Disney Research/ETH Zurich, MIT, Spatial Corp, HumanEyes, Figment VR, Kopin, IonVR/Intel, Etron, Osterhout Design Group, Heptagon, Lenovo/Google, CTA/NATPE, Hologram Industries, DAQRI/Intel, Volkswagen, ETRI, Arun Maini, Beastcam, and SD&A 2015

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 15-18, 2015, Funchal, Portugal; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Samsung Electronics, University of Central Florida, Saitama University, and Qeexo

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 13-15, 2015, Beijing, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Vienna University of Technology, Rhodes College, Evry University/Ecole Centrale de Nantes, and Bournemouth University/Beihang University

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 9-13, 2015, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Melbourne, and Carnegie Mellon University/Microsoft Research

User Interface Software and Technology, November 8-11, 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National Taiwan University, MIT Media Lab, NTT DOCOMO, and University of Waterloo

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 2-5, 2015, Kobe, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tsinghua University, Osaka University, Kanagawa Institute of Technology/Tokyo University of Technology, and National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications, October 30 – November 1, 2015, Kobe, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia/Kyushu Institute Technology, and KAIST

Multimedia Conference, October 26-30, 2015, Brisbane, Australia; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dublin City University/ITI-CERTH/Vicomtech-IK4/University of Geneva, and Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Plastic Electronics Conference, October 6-8, 2015, Dresden, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from 4D Technology Corporation

SIGGRAPH, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Keio University/National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), University of Southern California, National Taiwan University, and Texas A&M University

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from LEIA Inc/Industrial Light & Magic/University of Southern California/Grit Enterprises Inc, University of Oxford/Stanford University/Nankai University/Microsoft Research, BARTKRESA Design, and Stanford University/Nvidia Research

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 23-26, Duisburg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a paper from IRT b

World Congress of Smart Materials, March 23-25, 2015, Busan, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tohoku-MicroTec Co. Ltd., LPKF Laser & Electronics AG, Toyohashi University of Technology, and Nanotronics Imaging

Image Sensors, March 17-19, 2015, London, England; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Heptagon

CSCW, March 14-18, 2015, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Zhejiang University of Technology/Noah’s Ark Lab/Carnegie Mellon University

Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tianjin University of Technology/University of Oulu/Tianjin Normal University, Slovak University of Technology, and Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Iowa State University/University of Maryland/Tufts University, University of Arkansas, and Bowie State University

VR and AR Head Mounted Displays -- Sorry, but there is no Santa Claus by Karl Guttag

Is educational VR content ready for prime time? by Len Scrogan

Hololens for design and designers by Kathleen Maher and Jon Peddie

Last Word: 11 myths about computer graphics by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 91

November 30, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Why 3DTV will again be a buzz …by Mark Fihn

News from around the world:  Magic Leap, Microsoft, Lytro, Duke University, University of Pennsylvania, VRgo, MIT, University of Washington, Queen's University, MarketsandMarkets, MUV Interactive, Technical University of Vienna/TriLite, Khronos Group, FRAMOS Imaging Systems, Inuitive/Project Tango, Google/New York, Masimo/Atheer, Altec Lansing, and North Carolina State University

Multimedia Conference, October 26-30, 2015, Brisbane, Australia; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Microsoft Research, TU Braunschweig/TH Köln/TU Delft, Beihang University/Beijing Union University, and Qatar Computing Research Institute/Simon Fraser University/MIT/Saarland University

Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, September 7-11, 2015, Osaka, Japan; Phillip Hill covers a paper from University of Glasgow/Pufferfish Ltd.

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-13, 2015, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Christie Digital Systems, USC Institute for Creative Technologies/Linkoping University, Stanford University/University of British Columbia/University of Bonn/KAUST, and University of Tsukuba

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Sichuan University, Wavien Inc., Real D Research Europe/Real D Inc., State Key Laboratory of Computer/Beijing Key Lab of Human-Computer Interaction, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology/KAIST, and Nanyang Technological University

Printed Electronics Europe, April 28-29, 2015, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Stratasys, and iwb Anwenderzentrum Augsburg

Augmented Human International Conference, March 9-11, 2015, Singapore; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Drexel University/Wellesley College, Tokyo University of Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology/University of Electro-Communications, and Keio University/Tachi Lab

LOPE Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, March 3-5, 2015, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Optomec, and Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation

Electronic Displays Conference, February 25-26, 2015, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Bayer Material Science AG, and Two Trees Photonics

FlexTech Alliance Conference, February 23-26, 2015, Monterey, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Bosch Rexroth AG

Visual Information Processing and Communication, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Kentucky

Digital Photography, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Qualcomm Inc/Indiana University

Imaging and Multimedia Analytics, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Purdue University/Hewlett-Packard Company, Purdue University, and Rochester Institute of Technology

Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of California San Diego, Indiana University, Simon Fraser University/Surrey Memorial Hospital/Duke University, and Keio University/Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

Computational Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Bauman Moscow State Technical University/Don State Technical University, and Purdue University/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/Air Force Research Laboratory

3DIPM, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from SINTEF ICT, Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences/Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, and Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

Image Sensors and Imaging Systems, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Universidad de Sevilla, and CEA Leti/University of Strasbourg

Situation with channel mismatch in S3D movies, by Lomonosov Moscow State University

Zebra Imaging offers 3D Hologram Creator by Randall S. Newton

Capturing 3D with the Visionsense 4mm camera by Arthur Berman

Game review: Bioshock Infinite by Neil Schneider

Last Word: Medium for true Virtual Reality paint by Kathleen Maher

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 90

October 24, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Absolutely floored…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world:  XYZ Printing, Organic Motion, GoPro, Hulu, University of California Berkeley, MarketsandMarkets, Juniper Research, Disney, Duke University, Samsung/Oculus, Spatial, OpenEye, ASTM, Sofmat, Microsoft, Mattel/Google, Orbbec Studio, Cheha, 3D4Medical, Consumer Electronics Association, University of British Columbia, Jim Carbonetti, and Jon Peddie Research

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Disney Research/Walt Disney Imagineering, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp./Tohoku University, Arisawa Manufacturing, Lytro Inc., Toshiba Corporation, Intel Corporation/Intel Development Center, UC Berkeley/Microsoft Research/Universidad de los Andes, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Antimatter Research/LEIA Inc, and Japan Display Inc.

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, February 9-11, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from State Key Laboratory of Computer/Beijing Key Lab of Human-Computer Interaction/Beihang University/Shanxi Electric Power Research Institute, Beijing Institute of Technology, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Ostendo Technologies Inc., University of Tsukuba, Heinrich-Hertz-Institute, Seoul National University, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Nagaoka University of Technology, Chungbuk National University/KETI (Korea Electronics Technology Institute), Mitsubishi Electric Corporation/University of Tokushima/Utsunomiya University, Kwangwoon University, Waseda University/Aoyama Gakuin University/The University of Tokyo, University of Tsukuba, National University of Mongolia/Ulaanbaatar State University, Nagoya University, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences/University of Duisburg-Essen, Eastern Illinois University, Newcastle University, and UC Santa Cruz/Cultural Heritage Imaging

Enabling Technologies, Algorithms, and Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, Qualcomm Incorporated, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Stuttgart, and The Cyprus Institute/University of Cyprus/A.R.M.E.S. Ltd./ University of Girona

Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Cemaden/Dartmouth College/Columbia University, Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg/University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg, and Technicolor R&D France

Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from CycloMedia Technology BV/Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology/ViNotion BV, and Eindhoven University of Technology

Visualization and Data Analysis, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Cologne, University of Utah, University of California San Diego, and Mississippi State University/Lower Mississippi River Forecasting Center

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Delft University of Technology/KU Leuven/Utrecht University, Delft University of Technology, Vision III Imaging Inc., Yonsei University, and Georgia Institute of Technology

3DIPM, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Samsung R&D Institute Russia, University of Catania/STMicroelectronics, University Montpellier/University Lumiere Lyon/Strategies SA, and Université de Bourgogne/Université Paris

Color mismatch in 100 stereoscopic movies by Lomonosov Moscow State University

Ford virtual reality lab brings UHD to immersive collaborative design by Randall S. Newton

Last Word: Usens extends virtual reality hardware line by Kathleen Maher

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 89

August 30, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: iPad magic…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world:  Brown University, IDTechEx, University of Nottingham, 360fly, Microsoft, Harvard, Oculus/Pebbles Interfaces, Lytro, Stanford, ECM/Novilab, Razer, YouTube, Swinburne Multimedia, Stellarium, GHOST, Duke, Mozilla, 3D Tau, British Museum, Xovis, Branto, VOXON, ABI Research, University of Montreal, Carnegie Mellon University, Tongal/Nokia, HZB, Roddenberry Entertainment, Google, and SXSW

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Seoul National University, Harman International, Qualcomm Technologies Inc., Philips Research Europe, and Toshiba Corporation

Intelligent User Interfaces, March 29 - April 1, 2015, Atlanta, Georgia; Phillip Hill covers a paper from German Research Center for AI (DFKI)/Osaka University

Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, February 27 - March 1, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Bonn, Chalmers University of Technology, Nanyang Technological University/Fraunhofer IDM@NTU, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, and University of Southern California

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, February 9-11, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from SAIT Samsung Electronics, Nagaoka University of Technology, Yavapai College, University of Southampton/University of York/University of Massachusetts Amherst, Institute of Automation, Ostendo Technologies (x2), Institute of Automation/Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics/Jiangsu University, Disney Research/ETH Zürich, Samsung Electronics, Osaka City University/Osaka University, York University/University of Southampton, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Queens Medical Centre/Addenbrooke’s Hospital/University of Hull/Royal Derby Hospital/University of Nottingham, and Yonsei University

Measuring, Modeling, and Reproducing Material Appearance, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from HP Labs Bristol/Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials/University of Bristol/University of Portsmouth/HP Labs Fort Collins, Chiba University/Kao Corporation/Kanazawa University Hospital, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD, and Politecnico di Torino

Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sharp Corporation, Tampere University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology (x2), and ContextVision AB/Texas Instruments

Real-Time Image and Video Processing, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Universidad Autónoma de la Ciudad de México/Instituto Politécnico Nacional/Colegio de Estudios de Posgrado de la Ciudad de México, and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)

Machine Vision Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Alberta, Cogswell Polytechnical College/Nanyang Technological University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology/Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation

Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Purdue University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, and Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, January 15-19, 2015, Stanford, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Royal Institute of Technology/Stanford University, University of Nevada, and University of Toronto/Columbia University/Meta Company/Stanford University

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 3-6, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National University of Singapore/Adobe Research/Simon Fraser University, Shenzhen VisuCA Key Lab/SIAT/Simon Fraser University/Memorial University of Newfoundland/Tel-Aviv University/Shandong University, EPF Lausanne/ETH Zurich/Dartmouth College/Microsoft Research, ETH Zurich, and Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

Possibly the REAL Story of ILMxLab! by Neil Schneider

Bevel will enable 3D photography on smart phones and tablets by Arthur Berman

Building a better mouse for creatives by Kathleen Maher

Last Word: Watch Ian Bickerstaff's SD&A 2015 keynote in 3D now on YouTube 3D by Andrew Woods

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 88

July 10, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Sidewalk magic…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Swinburne University of Technology, Microsoft, HP, Northwestern University, H+, Fox Sports/NextVR, Dassault Systèmes, Carbon3D, Cimagine, Stereolabs, Surgical Theater, Bruker, Augumenta, Osterhout Design Group, University of Pennsylvania, Panasonic, Google, Apple, and Oculus

SID International Symposium, June 2-5, 2015, San Jose, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tokyo University of Social Welfare/Tohoku University, Zhejiang University, SAIT Samsung Electronics/University of Southern California, University of Applied Sciences Zwickau (WHZ), Sony Corporation, Ricoh Innovations Corp., Zhejiang University, National Chiao Tung University, Shanghai University, Sichuan University, and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology/Korea University

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, February 9-11, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Waseda University/University of Helsinki, York University/University of Southampton, Yonsei University, State Key Laboratory of Computing/Beijing Key Lab of Human-Computer Interaction/Beihang University/Shanxi Electric Power Research Institute, Beijing Institute of Technology, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), SAIT Samsung Electronics, Nagaoka University of Technology, Graduate School of Information & Contents/Kwangwoon University/Gachon University, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), The State Key Lab of Management and Control for Complex Systems, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation

Image Quality and System Performance, February 8-12, 2015, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Mines ParisTech/Peugeot Citroën Automobiles S.A./Ecole des Mines d'Alès

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 3-6, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Australia University of Tasmania, Sun Yat sen University/New Jersey Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology/University of Zurich, Tokyo University of Technology/The University of Tokyo, and MIT CSAIL/Tsinghua University

VRCAI, November 30 - December 2, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tongji University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University/Hong Kong Institute of Education, Beijing Normal University, East China Normal University/Beihang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and The University of Tokyo

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 16-19, 2014, Dresden, Germany; Phillip Hill covers papers from Dalhousie University, Saitama University/The University of Tokyo, University of Lisbon, University of Hamburg, and Hasso Plattner Institute

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 12-16, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey; Phillip Hill covers papers from Vicarious Perception Technologies, and University of Cambridge

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 11-13, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Kaiserslautern, Evry University, University of Tasmania/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Technical University of Denmark/Aalborg University, Edinburgh Napier University, and University of Kentucky

User Interface and Technology Symposium, October 5-8, 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii; Phillip Hill covers presentations from UC Berkeley/Autodesk Research, Yale University/KAIST, Ulm University/University of Copenhagen/Carnegie Mellon University, and Hasso Plattner Institute/Cornell University

3DTV Conference, July 2-4, 2014, Budapest, Hungary; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Valencia, Keio University, University of Munster, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Nanyang Technological University, and University of Sao Paulo/Federal University of ABC/Federal University of Sao Carlos/University of British Columbia

Oculus Touch at E3 Expo by Neil Schneider

Last Word: Oculus makes new friends…by Kathleen Maher

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 87

May 25, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Making my own 3D display…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: IAB Mobile Marketing Center of Excellence, Juniper Research, Rembrandt 3D, GoPro, IC Real Tech/ZEISS Multimedia Devices, UCLA, KAIST, Wearality Corporation, Autodesk/Microsoft, Nanotronics Imaging, Microsoft, EPFL, Ultrahaptics, Wear VR, Pocket Gems, BAE Systems, and Rockwell Collins

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, February 9-11, 2015, San Francisco, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nottingham University Hospitals Trust/Cambridge University Hospitals/University of Hull/Royal Derby Hospital/University of Nottingham, Yavapai College, University of Southampton/University of York/University of Massachusetts Amherst, Ostendo Technologies Inc, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ostendo Technologies Inc, Chinese Academy of Sciences/Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics/Jiangsu University, Disney Research/ETH Zürich, Samsung Electronics, Osaka City University, Newcastle University, and Orange Labs/University of Rennes

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 3-6, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Intel China Research Center / University of Macau / Samsung Research Center, B.V.B. College of Engineering and Technology, University of Tasmania, and National University of Singapore / Digipen Institute of Technology

VRCAI, November 30 - December 2, 2014, Shenzhen, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Federal University of Bahia, Sao Paulo State University, Rhodes College/Pomona College, and Tongji University

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 11-13, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning/Bell Labs, University of Udine, Linkoping University, and Disney Research/University of Bath

International Conference on Multimedia, November 3-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Kagoshima University/Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology/Kyoto Sangyo University, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., and Ricoh Innovations Corp./Microsoft Research

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from CSIRO Australia/University of South Australia, McGill University, ExPixel, National Taiwan University, National Chiao Tung University, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Federal University of ABC/University of Sao Paulo/University of Saskatchewan/Federal University of Sao Carlos/University of British Columbia, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, and Tokyo Denki University/The University of Tokyo/UEI Research

3DTV Conference, July 2-4, 2014, Budapest, Hungary; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Cineca Interuniversity Consortium, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, University of Žilina, and The Graduate University for Advanced Studies/National Institute of Informatics

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kyungpook National University, Koç University, National Taiwan University/Industrial Technology Research Institute, Sichuan University, Southeast University, University of Tsukuba, Zhejiang University, National Taiwan University, Beijing Institute of Technology, Sichuan University, AU Optronics Corporation, and Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Corporation/TCL Corporate Research

3DSA, May 28-30, 2014, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Seoul National University, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, NICT Universal Communication Research Institute, Delta Electronics Inc., and Kwangwoon University/University of Illinois, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (x2), Warsaw University of Technology (x2), and National Chiao Tung University

MTBS Interviews Mary Spio from Next Galaxy by Neil Schneider

OTOY developing means for light field capture of real world environments by Arthur Berman

Last Word: VR Sickness; It’s a real thing by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 86

April 25, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Stötter…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Mattel/Google, Immersis, EOS, Etron, Brigham Young University, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid/Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qantas, NASA/Microsoft, UMass Amhurst, Pelican Imaging/Jabil Circuit, KLANG:technologies, RideOn, Microsoft, Aleph Objects, Voxel8, Fuel3D, TriLite/TU Vienna, SmarTech, Osterhout Design Group, A DeN CyberOptics, WobbleWorks, Sulon Technologies, Angry Birds/Rovio, UCLA, Magic Leap, UNC-Chapel Hill, University of Cambridge, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, Leia, University of Connecticut, HoloCube, ESO Very Large Telescope, Nanolive, and Lytro

International Conference on Multimedia, November 3-7, 2014, Orlando, Florida; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Sun Yat-Sen University/Hefei University of Technology/Harbin Institute of Technology, Qatar Computing Research Institute/MIT/Simon Fraser University, Université de Toulouse/Simula Research Laboratory/National University of Singapore, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, September 23-26, 2014, Toronto, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Toulouse, University of Manitoba/University of Toulouse/University of Bristol, University of Bristol/Lancaster University, and University of Colorado/University of Maryland

Ubicomp, September 13-17, 2014, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from Hokkaido University/The Graduate University for Advanced Studies/National Institute of Informatics, University of Oulu/University of Lapland, University of California, and Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)/ Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)

3D Web Technology, August 8-10, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Virginia Tech, Fulda University of Applied Sciences, MBARI/Korea Institute of Science and Technology/Naval Postgraduate School, and Virginia Tech/VRVis Research Center

3DTV Conference, July 2-4, 2014, Budapest, Hungary; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tampere University of Technology/Nokia Research Center, Koc University, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, and Brunel University

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, SAIT/University of Southern California, Toshiba Corporation, Christie Digital Systems (x2), and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology

Advanced Visual Interfaces, May 27-30, 2014, Como, Italy; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Aalborg University, University Grenoble Alpes, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, and Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia

LOPE Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, May 26-28, 2014, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Vienna University of Technology, and Stratasys Inc.

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 26-28, 2014, Safety Harbor, Florida; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Southern Denmark/IT University of Copenhagen, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne/University of Eastern Finland, Clemson University/University of Cambridge/University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vienna University of Technology/University of Cyprus, York University, University of Stuttgart, and Bielefeld University

Image Sensors, March 18-20, 2014, London, England; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from STMicroelectronics

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-9, 2014, Kobe, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hiroshima University/Hokkaido University/Georgia Institute of Technology, Keio University, The University of Tokyo, Sony Corporation/The University of Tokyo, and Osaka University

3D printing market boom by Jon Harrop

AVRover – past, present, and future by Len Scrogan

Last Word: Meet the Murcia invisibility cloak! by Neil Schneider

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 85

February 3, 2015

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: 3D printing – 3D displays…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Laika Studios, Toshiba, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, MakerBot/Staples, voxeljet, Spyder 3D World, Hoover, William Root, Institute of Cancer Research/The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation, Höganäs, Real D/Broadway Circuit, Disney, Changing Technologies, Learn Immersive, Loughborough University, and Katy Perry/Intel

Interactive Entertainment, December 2-3, 2014, Newcastle, Australia; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Macquarie University/The University of Sydney

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 11-13, 2014, Edinburgh, Scotland; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Heriot-Watt University, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna/Haifa University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna/CSIRO Computational Informatics

Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging, February 4-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from IIT Roorkee, Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation (IOSB), SLR Engineering GmbH, Eindhoven University of Technology, and Ghent University

Conference on Visualization and Data Analysis, February 3-5, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from University of California San Diego/San Diego Supercomputer Center/Scripps Institution of Oceanography/California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, Eastern Illinois University/Iowa State University, and Ohio State University

Engineering Reality of Virtual Reality, February 3-4, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from University of California Berkeley/University of California San Diego, Renault/Arts et Métiers ParisTech/Université de Technologie de Compiègne/Theoris, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Aix Marseille Université, University of California San Diego, Purdue University, University of Oslo and Simula Research Laboratory, University of Aveiro, and Warsaw University of Technology/University of Twente

Measuring, Modeling, and Reproducing Materials, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Instituto de Óptica/University of Alicante/AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings, OCE Print Logic Technologies SA/Télécom ParisTech/Technische Universität Darmstadt/Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD, Océ Print Logic Technologies/Télécom ParisTech/École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Purdue University/Rochester Institute of Technology/Océ Print Logic Technologies, and Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanów/Warsaw University of Technology

Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Ghent University, HRL Laboratories LLC, Michigan State University/Central Michigan University, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology China/Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Computational Imaging, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Boston University, Analytical Mechanical Associates Inc/NASA Langley Research Center, University of California Berkeley/University of California Davis, and University of Trento

Image Sensors and Imaging Systems, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, LETI/Institut Langevin/University Paris Descartes, and Ben Gurion University of the Negev/Ariel University

Imaging & Multimedia Analytics, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Hewlett-Packard Laboratories/Federal University of Campina Grande, Xerox Corporation, and Rochester Institute of Technology/FiveFocal

Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Technicolor R&D France, Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT/University of Applied Science, Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, and University of Florence/Prime Minister Office Scientific and Technological Department

Mobile Devices and Multimedia, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (x2), and University of Delaware

Visual Information Processing and Communication, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), and Eindhoven University of Technology/Maxima Medical Center

Algorithms and Systems, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from National Aerospace University/Tampere University of Technology, Chang Gung University/Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and Tampere University of Technology

Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Ming Chuan University, Waseda University, Yildiz Technical University/Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology/University of Girona, and Mie University/Mie University Hospital

Image Processing: Machine Vision Applications, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH/Institute of Measurement Science, and University of Dayton/Air Force Research Laboratory

Last Word: Virtually there…Fly-bys, friendly bots, something from nothing by Andy Marken

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 84

December 20, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Artistry…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Morgenrot, 3D Systems, Bristol University, University of Connecticut, Dacuda, Stratasys, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Real D, Organovo, Spyder 3D World, Advanced Technology Systems, Spatial/Machine Research, Fraunhofer, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Lenovo, Google/Magic Leap, Flux, Drexel University, Future Make 3D, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gartner, Rice University, Wasp, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft/Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques/Institute for Intelligent Analysis/Information Systems/Institute for Photonic Microsystems, ConforMIS, df3d, HP, Zeiss, Office of Naval Research, University of Illinois, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, ESA, Nanotronics Imaging, Inventables, BeSpoon, Airwolf 3D, BAE Systems, IMVU, LUXeXceL, Sigma Labs, and Central Scanning

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Aichi Institute of Technology, Washington University in St. Louis/Oregon State University/University of North Texas/Cornell College, Keio University/RIKEN BSI, and Yonsei University

Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, June 17-20, 2014, Rome, Italy; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Metaio GmbH

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In this final report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Military Technical College/University of Rochester, Nagoya University, Keio University, Nagoya University, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Tsukuba, Keio University, Beijing Key Lab of Human-Computer Interaction, The Catholic University of Korea, Université de Poitiers, Acreo AB/LC-Tec/Mid Sweden University, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Yonsei University/The University of Texas at Austin, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology/National Institute of Standards and Technology, Holochip Corporation/Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD), and Lomonosov Moscow State University

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE event from Smith‐Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, Technische Universität Ilmenau/Hochschule Furtwangen University, Yavapai College, and The University of Texas at Austin

Measuring, Modeling, and Reproducing Materials, February 2, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE conference from Kyoto University, University of Ferrara/University of the West of England, Delft University of Technology/Océ Technologies B.V., and Universidad Antonio Narino/Ghent University

Restoring a landmark 3D motion picture by Bob Furmanek

Oculus Rift: Does the emperor have any clothes? by Matt Brennesholtz

Last Word: A special thanks for Immersed by Neil Schneider

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 83

November 12, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The eye of the beholder…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Graphene Technologies, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, GE, Carnegie Mellon, Changing Technologies Inc., Solidoodle Press, 3D Printing Association/Aggregage Inc., Gartner, CyberOptics, Stratasys, Samsung, DAQRI, Spatial Corp., Things3D, Wolf Cinema, SKULLY, PrintAlive, Ford Motor Company, Canon U.S.A. Inc., IHS, Allied Market Research, University of Rochester, NASA, Dremel, LUXeXceL, and TruLife Optics

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Vancouver Institute of Media Arts, University of Texas at Dallas, Osaka University/NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Federal University of ABC/University of Sao Paulo/University of Saskatchewan/Federal University of Sao Carlos/University of British Columbia, Indiana University, and Keio University/IIJ Innovation Institute Inc.

DIS, June 21-25, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from UMBC, and University of Siegen/Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Inha University/Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University/University of British Columbia, BOE Technology Group, Southeast University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University/National Chiao Tung University, Beijing Institute of Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Chonbuk National University, and Wavien Inc.

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In this fourth report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from ETH Zürich, University of Tsukuba, Osaka City University/Panasonic Corporation, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Kwangwoon University (x2), Eldim, University of Tokushima, University of Illinois at Chicago, Osaka City University/University of Hyogo, and Peking University

Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XIX, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE event from Durham University/University of York, Orange Labs/University of Rennes, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia/University of St. Andrews/Brown University, and Delft University of Technology

3D Image Processing, Measurement and Applications, February 5, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at this SPIE event from Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology/Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Keio University/National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsinghua University/State University of New York at Stony Brook, Warsaw University of Technology, Purdue University/Hewlett-Packard Co., Université Montpellier/LIRMM/UPMC Université Paris/NaturalPad, and Kobe University/Kyoto Institute of Technology

Image Quality and System Performance XI, February 3-5, 2014, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation at this SPIE conference from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The history of 3D comic books, 4th in a series of 4 articles, by Bob Furmanek

Immersed…by Neil Schneider

Last Word: Unparalleled learning in Stereo 3D by Len Scrogan

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 82

October 12, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Fiat lux – fiat tres…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: eimagine Food, Nanoveu, zSpace/NGRAIN, Olaf Diegel, Optomec, WobbleWorks, Sensio, Carnegie Mellon, Cambridge University, MakerMex, NASA, University of Montreal, Andrey Rudenko, Fermilab, American Paper Optics, Nintendo, Gartner, MarketsandMarkets, Spheree, Samsung, Dynamixyz, Makerbot, Blacksmith Genesis, Virtalis, Mcor, University of Utah, Technical Illusions, Interactive Technology Alliance, and 3DGO!

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 13-17, 2014, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers papers from Georgia Institute of Technology/Ubimax GmbH, Lancaster University/Nokia/Yahoo Labs, and Monash University

SIGGRAPH, August 10-14, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Samsung R&D Institute, Keio University/IIJ Innovation Institute, Tohoku University, USC Institute for Creative Technologies/University of Southern California, and Advanced Micro Devices

SID Display Week, June 1-6, 2014, San Diego, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from HOLOEYE Systems Inc., Nokia Research Center/Tampere University of Technology, Harvard Medical School, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/MIT Media Lab

Korea Display Conference, April 23-24, 2014, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from d’strict

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In this third report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Beijing Institute of Technology, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Arizona State University/Intel Corporation, University of Liverpool, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Nagoya University/Chukyo TV Broadcasting Co. Ltd., Waseda University/Aoyama Gakuin University/University of Helsinki, Max-Planck-Institut fur Informatik/Saarland University, Tokuyama University/Waseda University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Ostendo Technologies Inc., Nagoya University, and Heinrich-Hertz-Institute

IDW, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Muroran Institute of Technology, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), The University of Tokyo, zSpace Inc, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)/KODO Lab Inc, Konyang University/Joongbu University/Korea Institute of Science and Technology, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology/Chiba University, Hitachi Central Research Laboratory/The University of Tokyo, China Star Optoelectronics Technology, Osaka City University, The University of Tokushima/Nikon Corporation, and Tokyo University of Technology/Tokyo Polytechnic University

3D Printing LIVE! November 20-21, 2013, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from TU Berlin, Fraunhofer Institut für Keramische Technologien und Systeme IKTS/Fraunhofer Institut für Kurzzeitdynamik, Graphene 3D Lab Inc., and IDTechEx

The history of 3D comic books, 3rd in a series of 4 articles by Bob Furmanek

MTBS Interviews Bertrand Nepveu from Vrvana by Neil Schneider

Goodbye lost wax casting for gold jewelry by Randall S. Newton

Last Word: Virtualization for the rest of us by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 81

September 9, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Losing your vision…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Stratasys, CSIRO, University of Arizona/University of Connecticut, AIO Robotics, CreoPop, TruLife Optics, Amazon, Fitle, Google, Mantis Vision, IAAC, LLNL, Medicrea, Harvard, ETH Zurich, DAQRI, Arup, Formlabs, Juniper Research, New Matter, Christie, Optomec, Lightspeed Design, Digital Projection, SD&A, ITU, University of Sydney, and DisplayMapper

Electronic Displays Conference, February 26-27, 2014, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from BMW Group, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (x2), and EuroLCDs

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 16-19, 2014, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Zhejiang University/Carnegie Mellon University/Microsoft Research Asia, Umeå University/Interactive Institute Umeå/Indiana University, National Taiwan University/National Chiao-Tung University/University of Madeira, and ISHIHARA/Fraunhofer IPK/Technische Universität Berlin/Sportschule Kokugikan

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In this second report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Vienna University of Technology/bemotion3D GmbH, zSpace, Disney Research, ETH Zürich, University of Tampere, Texas Instruments, Mines ParisTech/Ecole des Mines d'Alès/Ecole Centrale de Paris, National Institute of Informatics, Technische Universität Darmstadt, University of California Berkeley, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, and Holochip Corporation/Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD)

Flexible & Printed Electronics Conference & Exhibition, February 3-6, 2014, Phoenix, Arizona; Phillip Hill covers presentations from SRI International, and nScrypt Inc

IDW, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Niigata University, The University of Tokushima, and NTT DOCOMO

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 19-22, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Taipei National University of the Arts, The University of Western Australia/University of New South Wales, University of Applied Sciences Düsseldorf, Osaka University, and Human Engine

VRCAI, November 17-19, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tecgraf/PUC-Rio/Petrobras Research Center, National Tsing-Hua University, and Beijing Normal University

IHS Interactive Technology Summit, October 22-25, 2013, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Lytro Inc., zSpace Inc., and XYZ Interactive

Multimedia, October 21-25, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Public University of Navarre, The University of Tokyo, University of Science and Technology of China/City University of Hong Kong, and Dundalk Institute of Technology/Dublin City University

The history of 3D comic books, 2nd in a series of 4 articles by Bob Furmanek

ImmersiON - VRelia secrets revealed by Neil Schneider

A new means to display 3D images at a long distance by Arthur Berman

Last Word: Architecture emerges as early market segment for virtual reality by Kathleen Maher

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 80

July 8, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The micro-manufacturing revolution…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Monoprice, University of California San Diego, MIT, Billboard Music Awards, Epson America, University of Bristol, DDD, Dovetailed, Meggitt Technology, Real D/The Space Cinema, Zepp Labs, MIT/University of Vienna, 3D Systems, Volfoni, Sungame/OpenFL Technologies, Newcastle University, Dimenco, EOS/TUM/Strascheg, CENTR, Trumpf, University of Pittsburgh, MakerBot/The Foundry, Imperial College, Drexel University, Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon/Disney, Playnery, Disney Research Pittsburgh, Project Ara, Sele,x Winsun, Leia, LUXeXceL, and NTU Additive Manufacturing Centre 

Stereo Displays and Applications Conference, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Acreo Swedish ICT AB/Alkit Communications AB/Mid Sweden University, Télécom SudParis/École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, TU Berlin/Université de Nantes, EPFL, Barco NV/iMinds-IPIUGent/Télécom Saint-Etienne, Durham University/University of York, Dynamic Digital Depth Research Pty Ltd, Technical University of Munich/Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, University of Arizona, Technicolor, Vienna University of Technology/emotion3D GmbH, and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

IDW, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology/LC-Tec Displays AB, Shizuoka University/Ritsumeikan University, LG Display/Yonsei University, FUJIFILM Corporation, and Global Optical Solutions

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 19-22, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Sun Yat-sen University, Yale University/Cornell University/Charles University/Yale Peabody Museum, and University of Canterbury/Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Washington/Nokia, University of Manitoba/University of Alberta, Autodesk Research/University of Alberta, MIT Media Lab, and Disney Research Pittsburgh/KAIST

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, October 6-8, 2013, Singapore; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University, Universitat de Barcelona/Ecole Centrale de Nantes/Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats, and Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc.

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from FX Palo Alto Laboratory, IBM Research/University of Calgary, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and DFKI GmbH/INRIA Lille Nord Europe/University of Wurzburg/York University

EuroDisplay, September 16-19, 2013, London, England; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Cambridge University, Koc University, De Montfort University/University College London/Koc University, De Montfort University/University College London, and Koc University

SIGGRAPH, July 21-25, 2013, Anaheim, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica/National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Yonsei University, Keio University/IIJ Innovation Institute, Kagoshima University/Hiroshima City University/AIST/Wakayama University, University of Cambridge/Toshiba Research Europe, Lockheed Martin/EPA, and MIT Center for Bits and Atoms

S3D Today, July 16-17, 2013, Ulm, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Infitec, Seefront, and Carl Zeiss AG

The history of 3D comic books, 1st of series of 4 articles, by Bob Furmanek

Last Word: A world without devices by Christopher Jaynes

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 79

May 10, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: The micro-manufacturing revolution…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Jim Smith, University of Missouri-Columbia, Penn State, US Army, Haag-Streit USA/Sony Medical, Calvin Nicholls, Bruker, UMC, MIT, University of British Columbia, Solid Idea, Khronos Group, IHS Technology, MakerBot, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, M3D, Arevo Labs, Lix, LG Electronics, University of Louisville, University of Bristol, Tsinghua University/Drexel University, Samsung Electronics, Optomec/TEC, Bausch + Lomb, Cyborgbeast, and MasterImage 3D

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, February 24-27, 2014, Haifa, Israel; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Waterloo/Google Research, University of Lille/INRIA Lille, and University of Munich/University of Stuttgart

CSCW, February 15-19, 2014, Baltimore, Maryland; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Bristol/University of Southampton/Microsoft Research, and Bauhaus-Universität Weimar

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, December 9-12, 2013, Sydney, Australia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from State University of New York at Binghamton, and Charles Sturt University

IDW, December 4-6, 2013, Sapporo, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Chiba University/Kochi University, Dong-A University/Hanyang University/LG Display, Kyungpook National University, and Toyota Central R&D Labs, Inc.

VRCAI, November 17-19, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Zhejiang University/Shanghai University/Bournemouth University, Tecgraf/PUC-Rio/Petrobras, and CSIRO/University of Canberra/University of South Australia

ASSETS, October 21-23, 2013, Bellevue, Washington; Phillip Hill covers the ACCESS International Conference on Computers and Accessibility with presentations from University of Maryland/University of Memphis/Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, University of Washington, and The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute

Printed Electronics USA, November 20-21, 2013, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from IDTechEx, NC State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Sandvik Osprey Ltd.

CHItaly, September 16-19, 2013, Trento, Italy; Phillip Hill covers this Italian SIGCHI Chapter conference with a presentation from Universita Ca’ Foscari Venezia

International Symposium on Wearable Computers, September 9-12, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland; Phillip Hill covers presentations from ETH Zurich/University of Zurich, and University of Bristol

UbiComp, September 8-12, 2013, Zurich, Switzerland; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Ulm University

Mobile HCI, August 27-30, 2013, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Utrecht University, and Lancaster University

EuroITV, June 24-26, 2013, Como, Italy; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Tsukuba, and University of Lisbon

Large-area Organic Printed Electronics Convention, June 11-13, 2013, Munich, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Materialise, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem

IMI Inkjet Technology Showcase, June 5-6, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Stratasys

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers the fourth day of the symposium with presentations from The University of Tokushima, National Tsing Hua University/Industrial Technology Research Institute/Jasper Display Corp, University of Central Florida/Chonbuk National University, Ryukoku University/Tokyo Institute of Technology, Sichuan University (x2), Beijing Institute of Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Zhejiang University, National Taiwan University/Industrial Technology Research Institute, and National Taiwan University

The Earliest Surviving 3D Film by Bob Furmanek

Forget 3D displays – physical pixels are the future by Christopher Jaynes

LG D2343P review by gl.tter

Microsoft Cortana by Jin Kim

Last Word: Facebook acquires Oculus VR for $2 billion…really?!! by Kathleen Maher

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 78

April 9, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: 0D = QDby Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Facebook/Oculus, VR Zecotek, IHS, Optomec, Mobelife, Real D, MakeVR, IPG, Kinematics, Julian Beever, Google, Tivax, Garmin, Legend3D, Seoul National University, Grassfish/United Entertain, Shaoshan Runze Orient Group, Stratasys, Zero Point, Puget Technologies, MakerBot, University of Alabama, Georgia Institute of Technology, Airwolf, Heptagon, Georgia Tech, MyDream, MUSE, BWH/Carnegie Mellon, University of Illinois, Immersive Technology Alliance, 3DIcon, Penn State, Zecotek/ LT-Pyrkal, Sony, Yoshiki, Janet Echelman, University of Copenhagen, BigRep ONE, University of Louisville, Joris Laarman, OmniVision Technologies, Duke, and SD&A

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, February 3-6, 2014, San Francisco, California; Greg Favalora summarizes the 3D film makers rewarded at SD&A 2014

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 19-22, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Ajou University/Hanyang University, Zhejiang University of Technology, and National University of Defense Technology/Cardiff University

VRCAI, November 17-19, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from State Key Lab of Computer Sciences/Computer Network Information Center/Intel Labs of China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University/State Key Lab of Computer Science, Beijing Normal University, Universitat de Girona/Université de Limoges, and University of Girona/Institute of Automation

EuroDisplay, September 16-19, 2013, London, England; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from LG Electronics, SAIT Russia Lab/P.N. Lebdev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences/Moscow State Technical University of RadioTechnics/Federal State Unitary Enterprise “STC Atlas”, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), and Minsk Institute of Management/Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics

SUI, July 20-21, 2013, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from CSIRO/Australian National University/University of South Australia, Virginia Tech, Tohoku University, York University, Saitama University/University of Tokyo, and Hokkaido University

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France

Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, March 21-23, 2013, Orlando, Florida; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/Qualcomm Research, York University, MIT Media Laboratory/Microsoft Applied Sciences Group, and Université Grenoble

An in-depth look at “Dial M for Murder” by Bob Furmanek and Greg Kintz

Last Word: 3D printing landscape and opportunities by Raghu Das

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 77

February 13, 2014

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Magic…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: 3D-Micromac/EOS, Hrayr Shahinian, Hershey/3D Systems, Cimagine, VoucherCodesPro, Pegasus Touch, Airwolf 3D, Metaio, Stratasys, Cambridge University, Dell/MakerBot, Graphene 3D Lab, Teamlab, Heathrow Airport, Faro 3D, MarkForged, JDSU, Marvel Digital, Ambarella, Puget Technologies, Intel, Crystal Displays, MakerBot, Atheer Labs, EOS, eQuality Tech, OWL Nano, SoftKinetic, Sisvel Technology, Floored, Harkness Screens, Cornell, DDD, Nanoveu, 3D Systems, Matterform 3D, and Stream TV

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 19-22, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Tampere, National Taiwan University, University of West Bohemia/Shandong University, and Augmented Vision DFKI/University of British Columbia

Virtual Reality Continuum and its Applications, November 17-19, 2013, Hong Kong, China; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Chinese University of Hong Kong/University of Macau/ISCAS, KAIST, Sun Yat-sen University, and University of Pennsylvania

Multimedia, October 21-25, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Utrecht University, University of Illinois, Huazhong University of Science & Technology/National University of Singapore/Xiamen University/University of Texas at San Antonio, and Advanced Digital Sciences Center/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

User Interface Software and Technology, October 8-11, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of California, The University of Electro-Communications, MIT Media Lab, and MIT Media Lab/Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, October 6-8, 2013, Singapore; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nanyang Technological University/Alexandra Hospital, The University of Tokyo, CNRS/LIMSI/University Paris Descartes, and ETH Zurich

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, October 6-9, 2013, St Andrews, Scotland; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from SMART Technologies, University of Central Florida/JHT Inc, Microsoft Research, and Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute/HugeFlow

Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, July 19-20, 2013, Anaheim, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of California at Davis/Motorola Mobility/Oregon State University, and The University of Tokyo

SIGGRAPH, July 21-25, 2013, Anaheim, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nvidia/University of Iowa, National Chiao Tung University/National Tsing Hua University/National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, and University of California Santa Cruz

Interaction Design and Children, June 24-27, 2013, New York, New York; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tokyo University of Science/Kobe University/Tsukuba University of Technology/Hokkaido University/Tama Art University, and University of Central Florida

International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 4-5, 2013, Mountain View, California; Phillip Hill covers a paper from BMW Group Research and Technology/University of Stuttgart

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers the third day of the symposium with presentations from Tokyo University of Social Welfare/Waseda University, Nagoya University/University of Fukui/Nagoya Bunri University, Technicolor, AU Optronics Corporation (x3), Zhejiang University, and SAIT/Samsung Electronics

Augmented Human International Conference, March 7-8, 2013, Stuttgart, Germany; Phillip Hill covers papers from Chubu University, Vienna University of Technology, Saitama University, Augsburg University/Human Interface Technology Lab New Zealand, and FH Düsseldorf

On aspects of glasses-free 3D cinema ~70 years ago, 4th of a 4-part series by Barry G. Blundell

Last Word: 3D printing – a look ahead through 2014 by Wendy Kneissl

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 76

December 28, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: 3D Lives…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Harvard, MIT, Disney, Purdue University, MakerBot, Mixamo, Lytro, Morpho, QU-BD, University of Colorado Boulder, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Fujitsu Laboratories, MasterImage 3D/China Film Equipment, 3D Systems/CRDM, Christie, Gener8, Dimenco/NGC, SYDDARTA, Visionsense, MasterImage, Nanoveu, Cartesian, UT Dallas, Foodini, Holovis, Shapify, Michigan Technological University, EOS imaging, Charité Campus Mitte, Giphoscope, SmarTech Publishing, Motorola, Ogle/ZW3D, USC Viterbi, Shapeways, Gilles Azzaro, ETH Zurich, A*STAR, ZEISS, 3D Systems, voxeljet, University of Iowa, Picatinny Arsenal, WorldViz, Monash University, IDC, Zepp Labs, Microsoft, Autodesk, inFORM, 3DMedia, and LA 3D Movie Festival

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, July 21-25, 2013, Anaheim, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nvidia, Disney Research/Berlin University of Arts, University of Southern California/Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, and KAIST

Web3D, June 20-22, 2013, San Sebastian, Spain; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Centro de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental/Universidade do Algarve, Virginia Tech, Fraunhofer IGD/TU Darmstadt, Arts & Métiers ParisTech, and Vicomtech-IK4

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications, February 4-6, 2013, San Francisco, California; In this fourth report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Waseda University/University of Helsinki, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vision III Imaging Inc., Visual Performance LLC, Durham University, University of Ontario Institute of Technology/University of Waterloo (x4), Trinity College Dublin, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, University of Arizona, Pacific University/Intel Corporation, and Tokyo University of Social Welfare/Waseda University

SD&A 2014 Program

On aspects of glasses-free 3D cinema ~70 years ago, 3rd of a 4-part series by Barry G. Blundell

Last Word: Goodbye, 2012: Don’t let the door hit you on the way out? by Pete Putman

Commentary -- 2013 by Mark Fihn

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 75

November 25, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Z…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Optomec, Stratasys, Electrocomponents, Disney Research, CSAIL, Eutelsat 3D, Occipital, Philippe Malouin, Imperial College London, RCA, Fuel3D, Garmin, CSIRO, Elon Musk, Mebotics, 3T RPD, ESO, Zeepro, AIO Robotics, Tethers Unlimited/NASA, Quantum International, NIST, Panasonic, Mixamo, Kúla FABtotum, Tsinghua University/Peking University/University College London, Michael Hansmeyer/Benjamin Dillenburger, UCLA, Lockheed Martin, Ultimaker, AMAZE, senseFly, Microsoft, Chiba University, Maxon, Volkswagen/Laser Zentrum Hannover, Axis Communications, Ametek, Philips/Sharp, Japan Display, A*STAR, Structure Sensor, Christie, Ai Weiwei, Optoma, 360specs, and Dainippon Screen

S3D Today, July 16-17, 2013, Ulm, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Infinite Z Inc., Projectiondesign, Eon Reality, and friendlyway

SID High Performance Displays Conference, May 23, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Acreo, and Dimenco

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from MIT Media Lab, National Taiwan University/Academia Sinica/National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Fraunhofer IGD, and Portland State University/Fuzhou University

Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics and Games, March 21-23, 2013, Orlando, Florida; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from UC Davis, Athens University of Economics & Business, Brown University, and Nanyang Technological University/Hangzhou Dianzi University/Ningbo University/Central South University

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction, February 10-13, 2013, Barcelona, Spain; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Aarhus University, Lancaster University, and Bauhaus-University Weimar

Touch Gesture Motion America Conference, December 12-13, 2012, Austin, Texas; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Microchip Technology Inc., Fogio Inc., XYZ Interactive, and Cognivue

The problem with 3D printing by Wendy Kneissl

MTBS Interviews Lionel Anton from InfinitEye by Neil Schneider

On aspects of glasses-free 3D cinema ~70 years ago 2nd of a 4-part series by Barry G. Blundell

Book Review: Sacred Destinations and Journeys along the Way by Mark Fihn

Last Word: 3D Experience Platform solves problems by L. Stephen Wolfe

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 74

September 14, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Simultaneous 2D and 3D…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: MIT, Barco, Golden Gate, MakerBot, Spatial Corp/Geometric Limited, 3D Systems, Carnegie Mellon University/Microsoft Research, OLED 3D, University of California, Ford, Harvard, Sony, ETH Zurich, NASA, Christie, Foxtel, Leonar3Do, Sugar Lab, Holho,Disney Research, and IHS

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, July 21-25, 2013, Anaheim, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from USC Institute for Creative Technologies, Microsoft Research, Technicolor/IRISA/Inria, and Microsoft Research/University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Web3D, June 20-22, 2013, San Sebastian, Spain; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Potsdam, George Washington University, CRS4, and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers the second day of the symposium with presentations from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, National Chiao Tung University/Hankyong National University/University of Connecticut, University of Central Florida/Chonbuk National University, Disney Research/University of Cambridge, Samsung Electronics, Beijing Institute of Technology, SAIT/Samsung Electronics, Zhejiang University, ETH Zürich/Disney Research/MIT, and Zebra Imaging

Image Sensors, March 19-21, 2013, London, England; Phillip Hill covers presentations from MESA Imaging, and Politechnico di Milano

Electronic Displays Conference, February 27-28, 2013, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from JDI Europe GmbH, and Daimler AG

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications Conference, February 4-6, 2013, San Francisco, California; In this third report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from PureDepth, Disney Research/Walt Disney Imagineering, National Institute of Informatics, National Institute of Informatics, The University of Tokushima, University of Tokushima, University of Cambridge/Disney Research, Florida State University, Ryerson University, Philips Research, Technicolor, and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)/Communications Research Centre (CRC)

Game review: Bioshock Infinite by Neil Schneider

On aspects of glasses-free 3D cinema ~70 years ago, 1st of a 4-part series by Barry G. Blundell

Last Word: “3D” or “3-D” by Mark Fihn

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 73

July 23, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Brains, guns, and some forced perspectives…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Cooking Hacks, Princeton University, zSpace, Organovo, Robot Factory, Creaform, Heriot-Watt, CyArk, Karich, IMRE, Matterform, GanzVision, Oxford University, 3Doodler, Massive Dynamics, B9Creator, Raytheon, DUO 3D, Virtuix Omni/Oculus, Staples, James Cameron, Amazon, Cameron|Pace/ESPN, botObjects, Temasek Polytechnic/IMRE, NASA, Pirate3D, EOS, Duke University, Autodesk, AweSome, Informa Telecoms & Media, Curtin University, LulzBot, Harvard University/University of Illinois, Etron Technology, Japan Display, North Carolina State University, France Télévisions/Quantel, eBay, Twinkind, Matthew Krueger, BSkyB, Maplin, HolgraFX, Frontniche, DDD, Sensio, Léo Marius, BBC, Jake Evill, MIT Media Lab, Nintendo, University of California San Diego, GE, MIT Self-Assembly Lab, Poppy, Shapeways, Inition, EPFL, University of Sheffield, and DDD/Hampoo

SID Display Week, May 19-24, 2013, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers the first day of the symposium with presentations from Shanghai Jiao Tong University/National Chiao Tung University, AU Optronics Corporation, NLT Technologies Ltd., Seoul National University/Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Japan Display Inc., and Toshiba Corporation (x2)

CHI, April 27 – May 2, 2013, Paris, France; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from MIT Media Lab, Hasso Plattner Institute, MIT Media Lab/Microsoft Research, and University of Munich/Fraunhofer FOKUS

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications Conference, February 4-6, 2013, San Francisco, California; In this second report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Technical Research Institute KBS, North Carolina State University, Mid Sweden University, Holografika Kft/Pazmany Peter Catholic University, TriLite Technologies GmbH/Vienna University of Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology/Samsung Yokohama Research Institute, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), University of California, Pacific University Vision Performance Institute/Intel Corporation, and University of St. Andrews

Virtual Reality Software and Technology, December 10-12, 2012, Toronto, Ontario; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Ritsumeikan University, IBISC Laboratory, Hong-ik University/University of South Australia, and York University

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 28 – December 1, 2012, Singapore; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo/NICT, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology/Academia Sinica, University of Tsukuba/The University of Tokyo, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, and Soongsil University

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 11-14, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo/Saitama University, MIT Media Lab/Microsoft Research, and The University of Tokyo

Interview with David Cole from Next3D by Neil Schneider

Industrial revolution or just a renovation? by Wendy Kneissl

Last Word: Is the end of ESPN 3D, the end of 3D? by Andrew Woods

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 72

May 8, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Stereoscopic errors…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: 3net Studios, SD&A, Mechdyne, Interactive Games Ontario 3D, Christie, DDD/Lenovo, DDD, DDD/Samsung Electronics, Toshiba, MIT, Sensio/Paramount Pictures, DisplaySearch, MakerBot/OUYA, Lantos Technologies, Holoxica, QNAP Systems, LG, KamerMaker, LinenLOCK, SolidWorks, Microsoft, IHS, Makerbot, NOAA, HP, Massive Dynamics, Matterport, Tactus Technologies, 3DVision Technologies/Stratasys, Signal Snowboards, Magnetic 3D/Dynasign, Panasonic, Brainstorm, Hunan TV/Quantel, University of Wisconsin-Madison, NGrain, and ClearEdge3D

Intelligent User Interfaces, March 19-22, 2013, Santa Monica, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from University of Central Florida

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications Conference, February 4-6, 2013, San Francisco, California; In this first report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Mid Sweden University/Acreo Swedish ICT AB, University of Limoges, LG Display, Corning Incorporated, TP Vision Netherlands, Mechdyne Corporation, Université de Nantes/Acreo Swedish ICT AB/Mid Sweden University/Yonsei University, and StereoJet

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 28 – December 1, 2012, Singapore; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Industrial Technology Research Institute, Academia Sinica/National Taiwan University, KEIO-NUS CUTE-Center/The University of Electro-Communications/Ars Electronica GmbH, and Institute for Infocomm Research

User Interface Software and Technology, October 7-10, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of California/University of Washington, Microsoft Research, Disney Research, and Hasso Plattner Institute

SIGGRAPH, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Waseda University (x2), University of Waterloo, Yonsei University/University of Suwon, Nokia, and University of Western Ontario

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In this final report, Phillip Hill covers the pick of the best of the poster sessions with presentations from Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Eizo Nanao Corporation, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Samsung Electronics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kyungpook National University, University of Edinburgh, Toshiba Mobile Display, and Shanghai Tianma Microelectronics

SD&A summary by Andrew J. Woods, Nicolas S. Holliman, and Gregg E. Favalora

SIG3D update by Len Scrogan

Thomas Wilfred: Godfather of the modern light show by Louis M. Brill

Lumia Light Sculpture: Sacred Destinations by Louis M. Brill

3D Displays and Spatial Interaction: Volume I: From Perception to Technology, forward by Gregg Favalora; authored by Barry G. Blundell

MTBS' VR Settings Guide by Neil Schneider

Last Word: Dolby 3D just might save stereoscopic 3D from extinction by Kathleen Maher

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 71

March 11, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Input, image, output…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Cornell University, Heriot-Watt University, GrabCAD, Foster + Partners, Filabot, Universe Architecture, EnvisionTEC, Autodesk/Organovo, Jim Kor, DeltaMaker, Spatial Corp, CADScan3D, Innovative Developments, Real D/Karo Film, Fox, Axis Communications, Dolby, Oculus, USC Institute for Creative Technologies, Nanoscribe, Vuzix, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mitsubishi Electric, Sony, LG/3doo, Loughborough University, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Meant to be Seen, WobbleWorks, Hexagon, New River Kinematics, Google, Cameron Pace, Epson/Columbia University, Lynx Laboratories, and FlyViz

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, December 10-12, 2012, Toronto, Ontario; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Siemens Corporate Research and Technology/Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, ESIEA/IRISA, Graz University of Technology, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, December 4-6, 2012, Ulm, Germany; Phillip Hill covers papers from German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)/University Kassel, Oulu University of Applied Sciences/University of Oulu, Augsburg University/University of Canterbury, Intel and Nokia Joint Innovation Center, and Central Michigan University

SIGGRAPH Asia, November 28 – December 1, 2012, Singapore; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Kanagawa Institute of Technology, National University of Defense Technology, McMaster University/Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and The University of Electro-Communications

Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, November 11-14, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Phillip Hill covers papers from RWTH Aachen University, University of Munster, and University of Magdeburg/Technische Universität Dresden

UIST, October 7-10, 2012, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from MIT Media Lab, Ritsumeikan University, The University of Electro-Communications, KAIST, and Microsoft Research/Newcastle University/University of Crete

SIGGRAPH, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Inria Sophia-Antipolis, Tokyo University of Science/National Institute of Informatics, HTW Dresden/MPI Informatik/TU Braunschweig, Universidad de Zaragoza/MIT Media Lab, and MIT Media Lab

Conference on 3D Web Technology, August 4-5, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Fondazione Graphitech, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, University College London, University of Bologna, and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, Boston, 2012, Massachusetts; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the fourth day of the symposium from Toshiba Co./Toshiba Mobile Display Co. Ltd., University of California, Seoul National University, AU Optronics Corporation/Ophthalmology Cathay General Hospital, TP Vision Netherlands, Nokia Research Center, and Sharp Corporation

Graphics Interface, May 28-30, 2012, Toronto, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from Tsinghua University, Rutgers University/Adobe Systems, Université de Bordeaux, TU Berlin, Technical University of Lisbon/University of Lille, and Saarland University/Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Graz University of Technology/University of Canterbury/Hasso Plattner Institute, Iowa State University, Microsoft Research/DFKI GmbH/University of Minnesota/Immersion SAS/University of Würzburg/Intel Labs/Nokia Research Center/Center for Internet Excellence, University of Duisburg-Essen/University of Central Florida, and Autodesk Inc.

Novint Falcon review by Neil Schneider

Last Word: 60th anniversary by Bob Furmanek

Issue 70

February 9, 2013

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Titanic Avatar…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: meta, IMAX, Samsung, Queen Elizabeth, Lightspeed Design, Mcor Technologies/Staples, IHS, NAV-3D, TechNavio, Warwick University, Emory University, Dimenco/Philips, Lambda Research, DDD, Hangzhou ShunWang/Infinite Z/TerraEchos/FMS/Mindtel, Vestel/DDD, emotion3D, NHK Science and Technology Research Laboratories, projectiondesign, Volfoni, Leica Microsystems/TrueVision 3D Surgical, Eykona Medical, Lumens/3D-Hub, International Society for Technology in Education, XPAND 3D/AVRover, Presente3D, Cyclopital3D, Autodesk, JPR, Fraunhofer, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Bruker, Washington State University, Pak/Teem, Nokia, TARDIS, Sony, Hisense, University of Manchester, Samsung/Lionsgate, Ricoh, Geonaute, Ikei Laboratory, Etron Technology, LG, Epson, Sisvel Technology, Infinite Z, Crayon Creatures, Tobii Technology, Amanda Ghassaei, CEA, Parts People, Disney, Sculpteo, Paper-Kit, Anark, and Autodesk/Allpoint

SIGGRAPH, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from USC Institute for Creative Technologies (x2), MIT Media Lab/Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research, and Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd./Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the third day of the symposium from Real D, Sendai National College of Technology/Tohoku University/NTT Corporation, LG Electronics, University of Washington, Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd., National Chiao Tung University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology/University of Leeds, Disney Research, Zhejiang University, Samsung Electronics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University/Virginia Tech, MIT Media Lab, and Sony Corporation/Tohoku University

Symposium on Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, June 4-6, 2012, Annecy, France; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Oregon State University/Motorola Mobility

Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference, May 21-25, 2012, Isle of Capri, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)/Saarland University, University of Konstanz/University of Munich, and University of Munich

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from MIT Media Lab, Microsoft Research/Newcastle University/RWTH Aachen University/Microsoft Research, Microsoft Research Asia/National University of Singapore, and Queen’s University/Carleton University/McGill University

VRIC 2012, March 28 – April 1, Laval, France; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Wuerzburg, Nottingham University Business School/Centre for Research & Technology Hellas/Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, The University of Electro-Communications, and Neu Project

SD&A, January 23-25, 2012, San Francisco, California; In this fifth report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Duisburg-Essen/Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, 3D Zone, Osaka City University, University of Cambridge, Hewlett Packard Laboratories, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Curtin University, Infitec GmbH, Bangor University, University of Arizona/Augmented Vision Inc., and LG Display Co. Ltd.

Lost 3D by Bob Furmanek

How console stagnated the art and business of gaming by Neil Schneider

Last Word: Ray Zone by Andrew Woods

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 69

November 28, 2012

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Playing with the sun and the moon…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Cirque du Soleil, Teague Labs, LG/Disney, Tobii, Tobii/InContext, 3M, Emotiv/SMI, Stratasys/Objet, Disney Research, Smart Eye, Big3D.com, Make Eyewear, Technology Strategy Boar,d 4tiitoo/Tobii, Nielsen, LG, University of Technology Sydney, Dassault Systèmes, VITEC, Stratasys, 3DMedia, Autodesk, Virginia Tech, Makerbot, MIT, e frontier, JVC, Caspar Berger, OriginLab, Omote 3D, and NASA

Mobile HCI, September 21-24, 2012, San Francisco, California; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from University of California Irvine/Tsinghua University

SIGGRAPH, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tokyo Denki University, University College London, Keio University, Ritsumeikan University/NTT Corporation, and Cinesite

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 5-9, 2012, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers papers from Holografika/Fraunhofer HHI, Disney Research/Adobe/UCL/TU Berlin/MIT, University of Electro-Communications, Panasonic Silicon Valley Laboratory, MIT Media Lab, and Seoul National University

Conference on 3D Web Technology, August 4-5, 2012, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Saarland University/Universität Braunschweig, Kitware SAS, CRS4/CNR, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, and University of Potsdam

International Conference about Stereo-3D, July 24-25, 2012, Seefeld, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Fraunhofer HHI

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the second day of the symposium from National Chiao Tung University, 3M, AU Optronics Corporation, Toshiba Mobile Display, Kent State University/eVision LLC, Kent State University/California State University/eVision LLC/Intel Corporation, Hitachi Displays Ltd., Sony Corporation, Lytro Inc., and Sichuan University

Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference, May 21-25, 2012, Isle of Capri, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Salerno, University of Electro-Communications/Hitachi Ltd., University of Munich/TU Berlin, and Aalborg University

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 5-10, 2012, Austin, Texas; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Queen's University, KAIST/GIST CTI, LG Electronics, and Microsoft Research/University of Tsukuba/National University of Singapore

Eye Tracking Research & Applications, March 28-30, 2012, Santa Barbara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Bielefeld University (x2), University of Magdeburg, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Toronto, Clemson University, and IT University of Copenhagen

SD&A, January 23-25, 2012, San Francisco, California; In this fourth report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from York University, Technicolor (x2), Fraunhofer IAO/Bauhaus Universität, Samsung Electronics, University of California at Berkeley (x2), Communications Research Centre Canada/Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, University of Ontario Institute of Technology/Durham Catholic District School Board, and Finland’s Slot Machine Association (RAY)

Advance Conference Program: Stereoscopic Display & Applications 2013

Resolving the creative tension between 3D perspectives by Len Scrogan

The Top 7 things industry should do to revive 3D by Tassos Markas

Last Word: 3D family loses Ray Zone by Neil Schneider

Issue 68

October 3, 2012

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Contributors…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: SD&A, Yabazam, LAYWOO-D3, Formlabs, Makerbot, Purdue University/Adobe Advanced Technology Labs, NPD DisplaySearch, Tom Hill, Cambridge University, eQuality Tech, JDSU, Christie, Stratasys, AMD, Zhejiang University, University of Bristol, Mirrorcle Technologies, Exceptional 3D, DPI, Oncam, Grandeye, USC, Severtson, Continuum Fashion, David Laser Scanner, Vienna University of Technology, Bruker, Holografika, StereoTec, Dolby, Marchon3D, SENSIO/Big Picture Digital Productions, 3D at Home Consortium/International 3D Society, Pula Film Festival, SENSIO, Fraunhofer, Sky Germany, Conversion Works/Adapt IP Ventures, Jon Peddie Research, Lambda Research, NASA, Polychemy Lightworks, Eyeheight, ZPartners, Google, Argonne National Laboratory, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Gene Dolgoff, Box Office Mojo, In’Tech Industries, TBS, Savannah College of Art and Design, Universal Studios Orlando, Sanwa, Twentieth Century Fox, Olympus/Sony, Hologram Industries, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

EuroITV, July 4-6, 2012, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and University of Salzburg/Newcastle University/Research Studios Austria Forschungsgesellschaft

Designing Interactive Systems, June 11-15, 2012, Newcastle, England; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Polytechnic of Namibia/Aalborg University/Maastricht University

SID International Symposium, June 5-8, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the first day of the symposium from China Star Optoelectronics Technology, Beijing North University, Samsung Electronics, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology/National Chiao Tung University, Planar Systems, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Prokhorov General Physics Institute of RAS, KELTEK/National Institute of Standards and Technology, Zhejiang University, Tohoku University/Sendai National College of Technology, and Sharp Labs of America/Stevens Institute of Technology

SID Business Conference, June 4, 2012, Boston, Massachusetts; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from AUO

DisplaySearch Smart TV Conference, May 24-25, 2012, Shenzhen, China; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from DisplaySearch

Image Sensors, March 20-22, 2012, London, England; Phillip Hill covers a presentation at this Intertech/PIRA event from Raytrix GmbH. Most of this conference will be covered in our sister newsletter High Resolution.

Electronic Displays, February 29 – March 1, 2012, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Rightware Oy, and Epson Europe Electronics GmbH

SD&A, January 23-25, 2012, San Francisco, California; In this third report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from York University, Technicolor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Hologlyphics, Eldim, Seoul National University/Chungbuk National University, and Industrial Technology Research Institute

VRCAI 2011, December 11-12, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Beijing Institute of Technology, and Chulalongkorn University (x2)

ACM Multimedia, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Simon Fraser University, University College Dublin/National Museum of Ireland Decorative Arts & History, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Time for 3D imagery to have its own codec by Jon Peddie

3D screens coming soon to Ultrabooks by Jon Peddie

The Avengers 3D Review by Neil Schneider

Dali in Holographic Space book review by Mark Fihn

Last Word: Are we getting 3D right? by Barry G. Blundell

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 67

August 21, 2012

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Well-timed photographs…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Firebox, Stratasys, Sanwa, Dolby/Philips, YouTube, Dimension 3D Printing, 3ality Technica, Real D/HNA, LG Electronics, Real D, Holoxica, International Telecommunication Union, DDD, DAZ 3D, Stream TV, Fraunhofer, Exceptional 3D, Dimenco, Jon Peddie Research, University of Houston, NGRAIN, Ortery, Anthem, Canon, New York University, Madrid University, Luc Fusaro, Samsung, NBC/Panasonic, TandemLaunch Technologies, DirecTV, Geomagic, HaveBlue, VIZIO, DaVinci 3D, MIT, Bruker, Global Industry Analysts, NDS Surgical Imaging, ABI Research, James Cameron, Consumer Electronics Association, Stone Spray, Subaru Telescope, Panasonic, 3DCone, Harvard, Premier Retail Networks, Stratasys/HP, Digital Art Zone, Digital Domain Media Group, Oculus/Acer/Intel/Qualcomm/SingTel-Optus, Nantsune, Nintendo, and Stratasys/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dagstuhl Seminar on Touching the 3rd Dimension, April 9-12, 2012, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Magdeburg, and Technical University of Lisbon; Phillip Hill covers papers from Osaka University, EPFL/Columbia University, INRIA/Immersion SAS, Keio University/Sharp Corporation, and University of Canterbury/Graz University of Technology

SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies, December 14-15, 2011, Hong Kong, China; Phillip Hill covers papers from Osaka University, EPFL/Columbia University, INRIA/Immersion SAS, Keio University/Sharp Corporation, and University of Canterbury/Graz University of Technology

VRCAI, December 11-12, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nanyang Technological University, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University/Hangzhou Normal University, Tongji University (x2), and Central South University

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Zhejiang University, Sichuan University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Zhejiang University, and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

What Killed 3D? by Bob Furmanek

On exemplar 3D display techniques: Third of a three-part article by Barry G. Blundell

Pseudo-Volumetric 3D Display Solutions by Ismo Rakkolainen

Last Word: 3DTV: New Meaning for “Big Hair” by Alfred Poor

Issue 66

July 29, 2012

75 pages

Letter from the publisher: Wall-eye or cross-eye?...by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Selwyn Lissack, 3D Film Archive, LG, ZTE, Matterport, Mechdyne, Lantos Technologies, FUJIFILM, SD&A, NAB, Dialog Semiconductor, Epson, Yogurtistan, Encelium, NuFormer, AV Concepts/Digital Domain, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Autodesk, Fraunhofer, Stratasys, 3net, Loughborough University, Eykona Technologies, 3DMedia, Advanced Scientific Concepts, Singtel, University of Arizona, MatterPort, Purdue University, Universities of Tsukuba and Electro-Communications, Queen’s University, NLT Technologies, Solar3D, MIT, and Solidoodle

Dagstuhl Seminar on Touching the 3rd Dimension, April 9-12, 2012, Schloss Dagstuhl, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from LMU Munich, Interactive Media Lab, Immersion SAS, and University of Minnesota

SD&A, January 23-25, 2012, San Francisco, California; In this second report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from INRIA, Boston University/Google Inc., Technicolor R&D, Intel Corporation, Texas Instruments, University of Tsukuba, Philips Research/Philips Consumer Lifestyle, University of Milan, and Technicolor

VRCAI, December 11-12, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from A*STAR Institute for Infocomm Research, Hongik University Graduate School/Yonsei HCI Lab, Auvergne University, Sejong University/Peking University/ETRI, and Institute for Infocomm Research

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from TCL Corporate Research, Shenzhen Yangtze Live Co. Ltd./Nankai University, Philips Research Laboratories/BG TV Innovation, and Science and Technology on Electro-optic Control Laboratory.

Mobile HCI, August 30 – September 2, 2011, Stockholm, Sweden; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Graz University of Technology, Nokia Research Center, and Korea Institute of Science and Technology/Korea University

Top ten 3D myths by Bob Furmanek

3D stereoscopic film and television: For children's eyes: safety first by Alexander Lentjes

On exemplar 3D display techniques: Second of a three-part article by Barry G. Blundell

Last Word: Considering making your own anaglyph 3D glasses? Don’t do it! by Andrew Woods

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 65

April 3, 2012

72 pages

Letter from the publisher: Hugo and Tintinby Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Quantic Dream, Atmel, Meant to be Seen, SensoMotoric Instruments, Nintendo, XPAND, Duke University, Epix, MIT, WorldViz, UMass Amherst, TU Vienna, BumpyPhoto, Adobe, TCL, Sensable, Olaf Diegel, Haier, Total Immersion, Tobii Technology/SeeFront, Cesar Rubio, Monolite, University of Michigan, University of Strathclyde, Sensio/Samsung Electronics, Smithsonian, Rightware, MPEG LA, Bang & Olufsen, SkyTec Interactive, Qualcomm/MasterImage, AOC, Stratasys, DeepSketch, Oxford, Clyde DeSouza, WealthTV, Hasselt University, Samsung, DisplaySearch, Drexel University, Meduza, ESA, Vivitar, and Exceptional 3D/VEFXi

Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction, February 19-22, 2012, Kingston, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers presentations from JST ERATO Igarashi Design Interface Lab/University of Tokyo/University of Tsukuba, Qualcomm Inc, and JST ERATO Igarashi Design Interface Project/Lancaster University/University of Tsukuba/The University of Tokyo

CSCW, February 11-15, 2012, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Virginia Tech, IBBT–SMIT–VUB/Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, and University of Georgia/University of South Florida

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, January 23-25, 2012, San Francisco, California; In this first report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics FKIE, Cornell University, Lenny Lipton, Qualcomm Incorporated, Texas Instruments, MIT Media Lab/University of British Columbia, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology/JVC Kenwood Corporation, National Institute of Informatics, and Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 12-15, 2011, Hong Kong, China; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Waseda University, SIAT/Tel-Aviv University/Simon Fraser University/Ben-Gurion University/University of Konstanz, Tsinghua University/City University of Hong Kong, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar/Fraunhofer IAO/digital IMAGE, and Tohoku University/Warabi-za Co Ltd

OzCHI, November 28 – December 2, 2011, Canberra, Australia; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from The Open University

ACM Multimedia, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National Taiwan University/Lytro Inc., TNO/University of Amsterdam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment, November 8-11, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; Phillip Hill covers papers from Vienna University of Technology, University of Lisbon, and University of Duisburg-Essen/Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University/Infovision Optoelectronics Co. Ltd., Nanjing University, AU Optronics Trade (Shanghai) Corporation, and Academy of Opto-Electronics/Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Science/Phoebus Vision Opto-Electronics Technology Ltd.

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the fourth of four reports on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of British Columbia, Exploratorium, and The University of Tokyo

Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, August 5-7, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from ETH/University of British Columbia, University of California/Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Bologna, Disney Research/ETH, and Carnegie Mellon University

Desktop FDM 3D printer redefines low-cost market by L. Stephen Wolfe

New augmented reality platforms jazz up mobile by Kathleen Maher

On exemplar 3D display techniques: First of a three-part article by Barry G. Blundell

Last Word: In Scorsese’s Shadow by Len Scrogan

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 64

February 20, 2012

74 pages

Letter from the publisher: Buses…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: SD&A, Panasonic/NBC, Panasonic, Popular Science, Gadmei, Live Park, Ogilvy/Magnetic 3D, University of Hasselt, Roland, Mechdyne, Simon Fraser University, Chyron, University of Texas at Austin, Planar Systems, Sony, Pirate Bay, Stratasys, ESPN, Toshiba, Sharp, Tobii, Eyeheight, Applied Optics, NASA/Caltech, International Research Agency, Marchon3D, 3D PDF Consortium, TOOB, CableLabs, ETRI/KAIST, NEK, LG/Gaikai, Sensics, MMD/Philips, WikiPad, 3Dconnexion, 3D Systems, Futuresource Consulting, Stream TV, MIT, Bluetooth SIG, Etron Technology, Giessen University/Yale/Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Ortery Technologies, Tamaggo, Google, Barco/D3D Cinema, Kwangwoon University, and Marubeni

SIGGRAPH Asia 2011, December 12-15, Hong Kong, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Disney Research/ETH, CINECA/RAI Educational/CNR Itabc/Comitato di Bologna dell’Istituto per il Risorgimento, University of Tokyo, and Zhejiang University/Michigan State University

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of four reports on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Xiamen University/Louisiana State University, University of Massachusetts, University of Lubeck, and University of Tübingen

ACM Multimedia, November 28 – December 1, 2011, Scottsdale, Arizona; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Zaragoza/Basque Country University, Towson University/Tufts University/University of Texas at Dallas, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Eastman Kodak Company, Intel Labs China, and University Paris-Sud/Didascalie.net/L’Ange Carasuelo

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, November 14-18, 2011, Alicante, Spain; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Hewlett-Packard Labs/University of Canterbury

China Display SID Conference, November 6-9, 2011, Kunshan, China; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Washington, Luoyang Institute of Electro-optical Equipment, Southeast University (x2), Infovision Optoelectronics Co. Ltd./Jiangsu FPD Technology & Research Institute/Nanjing University, Xidian University/Xi’an University of Technology, and Jiangsu FPD Technology & Research Institute

ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition, November 3-6, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Quinnipiac University, and Georgia Institute of Technology

S3D Today, July 12-13, 2011, Seefeld, Germany; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Polygon Technology GmbH, and Sky Deutschland Fernsehen GmbH

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this final report, Phillip Hill covers the pick of the posters with presentations from Sichuan University, Eizo Nanao Corporation, Zhejiang University, NEC LCD Technologies, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (x2), Seoul National University, and Samsung Electronics

Sony PlayStation3 3D monitor by Jon Peddie

Samsung S23A750D review by Neil Schneider

Backlights for 3D by Adrian Travis

Last Word: A Hundred Years of Volumetric Research – Where to Now? by Barry G. Blundell

Issue 63

January 8, 2012

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: 3D Glee…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: UCLA, Parks Associates, MasterImage 3D, Tobii Technology, Panasonic, LG, Sensics, Vuzix, Canal Plus, 3DNow Theater, GE Global Research, NaturalMotion, Sir David Attenborough/Sky, Matt Brand, JVC, NPD DisplaySearch, Real D/Mei Ah Entertainment Group, Samsung, 3net, EADs, Jon Peddie Research, Toshiba, Stratasys, ZTE/Mentor Graphics, Nintendo, Snapily, Orange, Quixel Research, IBISWorld, University of Munich, Paramount, DisplAir, Acer, Mechdyne/Unity, Intel/Total Immersion, Sensable, and NICT

IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference, September 5, 2011, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Sisvel Technology

DisplaySearch China FPD Conference, September 8-9, 2011, Shanghai, China; Phillip Hill covers a presentation from DisplaySearch

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National Taiwan University/Lytro Inc. (x2), Qualcomm Inc., Grenoble University, and Waseda University

SIGGRAPH, August 7-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from JST ERATO Igarashi Design Interface Project/University of Tsukuba/The University of Tokyo, National University of Defense Technology/Simon Fraser University/Zhejiang University/Tel Aviv University, Disney Research/ETH Zurich/University of North Carolina, Nanyang Technological University/Chinese University of Hong Kong/Tel Aviv University, and The University of Tokyo/Columbia University/JST ERATO

S3D Today, July 12-13, 2011, Seefeld, Germany; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Meko Ltd, Infitec GmbH, and Insight Media

EuroITV’11: European Interactive TV Conference, June 29 – July 1, 2011, Lisbon, Portugal; Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Salzburg, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, and University of Glasgow

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this fourth report of four, Phillip Hill covers the fourth day of the conference with presentations from National Tsing Hua University, HP Labs, National Chiao Tung University/AU Optronics Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, Sony Corporation/Tohoku University, Sharp Laboratories of America, SAIT, The Merritt Group, and Samsung Mobile Display

SD&A, January 24-27, 2011, San Francisco, California; In this fifth report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Curtin University, TrueVision Systems, Inc./Curtin University, Waseda University/Tokuyama University/Industrial Technology Research Institute, Eldim, York University, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Bangor University, Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Cambridge, Technicolor Research & Innovation, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Brian R. Gardner (independent stereographer & 3D consultant), Tampere University of Technology/Universita’ degli Studi Roma TRE, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute/Korea Aerospace University, and Mid Sweden University

3D Photography: Technology and Techniques by Tassos Markas

Infinite Z comes out by Kathleen Maher

Last Word: The Velvet Curtain by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 62

November 30, 2011

74 pages

Letter from the publisher: LGD LED 3D HD LCD TV…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: Apple, JVC, TV 2 Norway/SterGen, Analog Devices, Lytro, RRsat Global Communications Network, Retrevo, CEA, Nvidia, Stratasys, Tobii Technology, North Carolina State University, Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative, Fraunhofer, 3D Systems, Adesso, Autodesk, ITT Visual Information, Nintendo, MVS, Magnetic 3D, IOGEAR, Panasonic, Epson, Hewlett-Packard, Sony, KanexPro, TU München, Papy Milova, DisplaySearch, SD&A, Jon Peddie Research, Fujifilm, Sharp, Meduza Systems, Sensable, Raystream, Paramount, and Vivitar

SIGGRAPH Emerging Technologies, August 9-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports on this adjunct to the main conference, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Disney Research, TU Braunschweig, MIT Lincoln Laboratory/Cornell University, University of Maryland, and The University of Tokyo

SIGGRAPH, August 7-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Cornell University, Microsoft Research Asia/Texas A&M University, Disney Research/ETH Zurich/Israel Institute of Technology, and Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon University

S3D Today, July 12-13, 2011, Seefeld, Germany; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, 3D RealityMaps GmbH, ACL GmbH, and Bitmanagement Software

Conference on 3D Web Technology, June 20-22, 2011, Paris, France; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Fraunhofer Institut fur Graphische Datenverarbeitung, Fraunhofer IGD, University of Limerick/Virginia Tech, and Digital Enterprise Research Institute

Workshop on 3D Imaging, January 27-28, 2011, Stanford University, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Planar Systems, Marvell Semiconductor, Sharp Labs of America, University of California at Berkeley, Dolby Labs, and Qualcomm

SD&A, January 24-27, 2011, San Francisco, California; In this fourth report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Trinity College Dublin, University of California at Berkeley, Aalto University of Science and Technology/Nokia Research Center, Kyushu University, Pacific University College of Optometry, Technicolor, University of Nantes, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology/NHK Science & Technical Research Labs, Chungbuk National University, 3M Company, and Kyung Hee University

TCO Development 3DTV study by Kjell Brunnström , Börje Andrén, Kun Wang, Niclas Rydell, and Stephen Fuller

Review of the LG Flatron D2342 Cinema 3D monitor by Bill Costa

Apple acquires 3D mapping company C3 Technologies by Kathleen Maher

Last Word: 3D TV Technologies: Status and Future Predictions by Tassos Markas

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 61

October 16, 2011

76 pages

Letter from the publisher: Clever 3D by three…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: University of Queensland, Insight Media University, Binocle, WorldViz, Keith Fredericks, New York University/Nagoya City University, Assassin’s Creed, JVC, Microsoft, Disney/Pixar, Phantom Menace, Eccleston Square Hotel, International 3D Society, Adobe/Iridas, Hitachi, Mechdyne, Sony, RED GUNNAR Optiks/LG Electronics, Toshiba, Dassault Systèmes/Mixamo, Stratasys, Frank N. Magid Associates, Unity Technologies, Sony Pictures, Nintendo, Interpret, DIRECTV/PBR, BBC, ImmerVision, iPONT, Forest City/FaceCake Marketing Technologies, Panasonic, Optoma, Zero Creative, LG Chem, IHS iSuppli, MicroVision, Grass Valley/Cameron-Pace, Top Gun, Blackmagic, Wang Vision Cataract & LASIK Center, Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative, Chyron, and Barco

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, August 16-17, 2011, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch and MasterImage 3D

Conference on 3D Web Technology, June 20-22, 2011, Paris, France; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Virginia Tech, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research (IGD), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Fraunhofer IGD/ TU Darmstadt/TU Graz, and Telecom SudParis

EICS 2011, June 13-16, 2011, Pisa, Italy; Phillip Hill covers a paper from Queens University

Projection Summit 2011, June 13-14, 2011, Orlando, Florida; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Optics for Hire, Holografika, Zecotek Photonics, ROAM Consulting, Brawn Consulting, GEO Semiconductor Inc, and Future Talk

The Future of Touch & Interactivity Conference, May 18, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this report from this conference jointly organized by IMS and SID, Phillip Hill covers a presentation from Photonic Bliss

SID/DisplaySearch Business Conference, May 16, 2011, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sony Electronics, LG Display, DisplaySearch, and Motorola Mobility

SD&A, January 24-27, 2011, San Francisco, California; In this third report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Firsthand Technology Inc., University of New South Wales, Cincinnati Eye Institute, LG Display, Oculus3D, and Binghamton University/ADDIS Incorporated

Advance Conference Program: SD&A 2012

3D TV Display Technology Shoot-Out by Raymond Soneira

Last Word: The real 3D: Looking at all sides of 3D reveals a future far beyond pixels by Kathleen Maher

Issue 60

September 15, 2011

72 pages

Letter from the publisher: Undaunted…by Mark Fihn

News from around the world: University of Southampton, Stratasys /Georgia Tech, Analog Devices, Epson Digital Projection, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions, UCLA, Visidyne, Nintendo, Pioneer, Sony, IDENT Technology, Vivitek, LG, Marchon3D, In-Stat, Toshiba, Sony/Panasonic/Samsung/ XpanD, MasterImage 3D, Strategy Analytics, Optoma, ATSC, Sharp, SENSIO Technologies, Mechdyne, Sprint, Mako Koiwai, CBS, Panasonic, USTA, Dixons Retail, LG Electronics, Crescent, Lambda Research, Panasonic, AT&T, Grass Valley, Element Technica, NextGen, Panasonic/IOC/OBS, Displaybank, DisplaySearch, Tobii, THQ, Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative, SnapilyPro, Blackmagic Design, DTS/LG Electronics, Real D/SAGA, Monotype Imaging, Shenzhen EStar, DisplayTech/Bit Cauldron Corporation, Tohoku University/SGI, Autodesk, GenforMax, Real D/Cinemark, Khronos Group, MoBaD Media/Arcana Studios, International 3D Society, Panasonic/Omek Interactive, ASUS/SoftKinetic Studios, ABC/ESPN, and Insight Media University

SIGGRAPH 2011, August 7-11, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Disney Research/ETH, Walt Disney Animation Studios/Disney Research, Stanford University/Adobe Systems/KAUST, and Stanford University

Conference on 3D Web Technology, June 20-22, 2011, Paris, France; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from EDF R&D/DFKI/Cardiff University, Technicolor Research & Innovation, University of Perugia, EAFIT University/Vicomtech Research Center, and Politecnico di Torino

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this third report of four, Phillip Hill covers the third day of the conference with presentations from Southeast University/Philips Research Laboratories, Saratov State University, Sun Yat-Sen University, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, University of Arizona, Research Institute for Advanced Liquid Crystal Technology (RIAL)/Mitaka Kohki Co Ltd/Tohoku University/Sendai National College of Technology, Zhejiang University, University College London (UCL)/Koç University/De Montfort University, and Seoul National University

Workshop on 3D Imaging, January 27-28, 2011, Stanford University, California; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Aptina Imaging Corporation, Tokyo Institute of Technology/Nagoya University, and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories

SD&A, January 24-27, 2011, San Francisco, California; In this second report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Eindhoven University of Technology/Cyclomedia Technology BV, Nagoya University/Nagoya Institute of Technology/Tokyo Institute of Technology, Technicolor R&D France, Tampere University of Technology, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne/3DTVSolutions, AT&T Labs-Research/Texas A&M University, and Qualcomm Inc/Clemson University

TV 3.0 – Innovations in TV & Content Delivery, December 7-8, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Xpand, and TDVision Systems Inc.

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-5, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the sessions on projection & large-area displays & their components; MEMS & emerging technologies for future displays & devices; and touch panels & input technologies. Presentations from Ghent University/IMEC, LG Electronics Inc., Kobe University, and Toshiba Corporation

SAP to acquire Right Hemisphere for design visualization by Randall S. Newton

“Nintendo 3DS targeted by patent lawsuit” by Andrew Woods

Stereoscopic 3D in your pocket, in your life by Jon Peddie

Sony’s TX55 can do 3D capture – with a single lens by Chris Chinnock

MTBS reviews LG Thrill 4G 3D smart phone by Neil Schneider

Last Word: A modest proposal for 3D projection by Lenny Lipton

Issue 59

July 11, 2011

67 pages

Letter from the publisher: One dimensionality...

News from around the world: VIZIO, Futuresource, UCLA, 3ality Digital, MasterImage 3D/Rightware, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Pixelworks, Toshiba, Samsung, PackshotCreator, XPAND, Vivitek, Panasonic, 3DFusion/Cirque Du Soleil, CyberLink/MasterImage 3D, Forth Dimension Displays, Displaybank, GestureTek, Sprint/HTC, DigiTimes, Optoma, Geomagic, Himax Media, Autodesk, DisplaySearch, NHK, ArcSoft/Spatial View, Ontario Centre for Excellence Discovery, NTT Docomo, Edinburgh University, Lightspeed Design/DepthQ, RNCOS, Georgia Tech, TCO, Sony, Daz 3D, NPD, Wolf Cinema, Dosch Design, SD&A 2011, 2D-Glasses LLC, Jozef Stefan Institute, Volfoni, AUO, NPD/Samsung, HI Corporation, Nintendo, LG Electronics, Coin Mechanisms/Zilog, and Ubiquity Broadcasting

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this second report of four, Phillip Hill covers the second day of the conference with presentations from Samsung Mobile Display (x2), LG Display, Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institute, National Chiao Tung University/Coretronic Corporation, Chungbuk National University, and Sony

CHI, May 7-12, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of North Carolina at Charlotte/Stanford University, University of Waterloo/Google Research, University of Bordeaux, Cornell University/Stockholm University/Johns Hopkins University, and Hasso Plattner Institute/Microsoft Research

DisplaySearch Taiwan FPD International Conference, April 14-15, 2011, Taipei, Taiwan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from AUO, DisplaySearch Korea, and Merck Display Technologies

Electronic Displays 2011, March 2-3, 2011, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Merck, Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Sharp Microelectronics Europe, ELDIM, and Rightware Oy

US Flat Panel Display Conference, March 1-2, 2011, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, and Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company

i3D 2011, February 18-20, 2011, San Francisco, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Duisburg-Essen, Xiamen University/Southern Polytechnic State University/NARKii.com/Xiamen BDZW Media & Technology Co Ltd, University of Minnesota/SUNY University at Buffalo, and Graz University of Technology

TV 3.0 – Innovations in TV & Content Delivery, December 7-8, 2010, Los Angeles, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from CBS Vision, IMS Research, and Mitsubishi Digital Electronics of America

The democratization of 3D by Keith Fredericks

Autodesk believes the revolution will be printed in 3D by Randall S. Newton

3D driving: interface between content and device by Vadim Asadov

The potential for growth in stereoscopic 3D by Jon Peddie

3D end-game? No. It’s a new game! by Neil Schneider

Last Word: Transformed Cinema by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 58

June 13, 2011

72 pages

Letter from the publisher: 3D – hip, hope, or hype?

News from around the world: D3Publisher Tobii, Gaspardo & Associates, C3 Technologies, Canon, Jon Peddie Research, Acer, AUO, Panasonic, Insight Media, HI Corporation, Stratasys, Com2uS, Alibre/3D Systems, Volfoni, Samsung, Panasonic, 3D Fusion, Real D/Samsung, Vienna University of Technology, TCO Development, Grenoble Informatics Laboratory, PassmoreLab, 3DMedia, 3D@Home Consortium, 3ality Digital, Lucasfilm/Prime Focus, Sensable, Krell, ViewSonic, Vinten 3D, Vivitek, YouTube/Nvidia, Digital Entertainment Group, Bang & Olufsen, IHS iSuppli, Goddard Space Flight Center, James Cameron, JVC, IHS Screen Digest, MIT, Vision Critical, 3Net, EON Reality, Da-Lite, and DIRECTV

SID International Symposium, May 17-20, 2011, Los Angeles, California; In this first report of four, Phillip Hill covers the first day of the conference with presentations from Kent State University/eVision Inc., National Chiao Tung University, National Chiao Tung University/Super-D Co., Fujifilm Corporation, University of Central Florida/Meadowlark Optics, LC-Tec Displays AB/Motif Inc., Sharp Corporation, LG Display, and Kent State University/eVision LLC

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 7-12, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Manitoba/University of Alberta, Nanyang Technological University/The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Aarhus University, and University of Washington/Cornell University

NAB Show, April 14-19, 2011, Los Vegas, Nevada, by Andy Marken

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, February 13-16, 2011, Palo Alto, California; Most of the presentations from this conference will be covered in our sister newsletter Touch Panel. Here, Phillip Hill covers a paper from Deutsche Telekom Laboratories/TU Berlin

SIGGRAPH Asia 2010, December 15-18, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nihon University/Tokai University/ Toyo University, ETRI, Ewha Womans University, Ritsumeikan University/Tokyo Institute of Technology/Ehime University, IIIT-H, UC San Diego/Universität Bern/Disney Research Zurich/ ETH Zurich, and MIT Media Lab

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-5, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the third of four reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the sessions on 3D/hyper-realistic displays & systems, and applied vision & human factors. Presentations from NTT DOCOMO Inc., Sharp Laboratories of America Inc./Sharp Corporation, Daegu University/Hanyang University/Korea Insitute of Science and Technology, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology/NHK Science and Technology Research Laboratories, and Inha University

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 22-24, 2010, Hong Kong, China; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Université Européenne de Bretagne/INRIA, University of Rennes, Ilmenau University of Technology, Avatar Reality Inc./InnerOptic Technology/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation/Tohoku University/Osaka University, The National Chiao Tung University/The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Asian Institute of Technology/National Institute of Informatics/United Nations University/Thammasat University

ACM Multimedia 2010 International Conference, October 25-29, 2010, Florence, Italy; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nanyang Technological University, State University of New York at Buffalo, and National Taiwan University

IMID/IDMC/Asia Display, October 11-15, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In this third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Konan University (x2), Hanyang University, Kwangwoon University, Korea Institute of Science and Technology/Chungbuk National University/Daegu University, Chungbuk National University (x2), and LG Display

Channels of diffusion by Keith Fredericks

Monitoring the Maturation by Marty Shindler

Last Word: DEG cranks up the 3D hype machine by Pete Putman

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 57

May 15, 2011

68 pages

Letter from the publisher: Fruitful thinking

News from around the world: Planar Systems, DARPA/Zebra Imaging, Samsung Electronics, Insight Media, Sprint, Real D, M-3DI, Zoo Entertainment, Venture 3 Systems/D&H Distributing, XPAND 3D, Mindlab, Interactive Gaming Ontario 3D, Osaka University, New York University, SD&A, Nokia, Lightspeed Design, DSC Labs, Dolby, NASA, Vision Critical, James Cameron, Disney, 3Dconnexion, Nintendo, Pixar, LG, Toshiba, Stratasys/Solidscape, Northwestern and Oklahoma State Universities, SolidWorks, Starz Entertainment, Materialise, NPD Group, San Francisco International Arts Festival, OCE Discovery, Nvidia, Durham and Sydney Universities, University of Texas, OPTIS Group/SimplySim, Total Immersion, IHS Screen Digest, 3net, and Ohio State University

Augmented Human Conference, March 13-14, 2011, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers papers from Vienna University of Technology, University of Tsukuba, and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation/Chubu University

TEI’11, January 22-26, 2011, Funchal, Portugal; Phillip Hill covers papers from Georgia Institute of Technology/University of Toronto/University of Cincinnati, TU Berlin/Deutsche Telekom Laboratories/Sabanci University/McGill University, Queen’s University, Fraunhofer IPK/Stanford University, Georgia Institute of Technology/OCAD University, and JST ERATO

International Display Workshop, 2010 December 1-5, 2010, Fukuoka, Japan; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the session on 3D. Presentations from National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Communications Research Centre, National Changhua University of Education/National Yunlin University Science and Technology, NITTO DENKO/University of Arizona, and Samsung Electronics

Workshop on 3D Video Processing (3DVP), October 29, 2010, Florence, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The Foundry, National Taiwan University, POSTECH, and Technical University of Denmark/University of Padova

ACM Multimedia 2010 International Conference, October 25-29, 2010, Florence, Italy; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Università degli Studi di Catania, Washington University in St. Louis, MIT Media Lab, and University of Padova

SIGGRAPH 2010, July 25-29, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the fourth of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Deakin University, and Disney Research/Holorad

3DTV-CON 2010, June 7-9, 2010, Tampere, Finland; In the third of three reports from this IEEE conference, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tampere University of Technology/Nokia Research Center/Aalto University School of Science and Technology/University of Helsinki, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)/Honam University, Vicomtech Research Center/Telefonica Research/UPC GTAV Group/EAFIT University, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), Middle East Technical University, Hitachi Ltd./The University of Tokyo, Poznań University of Technology, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, University of Surrey, Technische Universität Berlin, University of Poitiers, University of Liège, National Taiwan University, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland/Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, and Industrial Technology Research Institute

3D Experience offers inexpensive polarization rotator? by Chris Chinnock

Diffusion of 3D to the consumer: The changing media landscape by Keith Fredericks

A survey of 3D sync IR protocols by Andrew Woods and Jesse Helliwell

Last Word: Man pokes out left eye…Says he can’t bear seeing 3D! by Almont Green

Issue 56

April 28, 2011

68 pages

Letter from the publisher: Forcing the issue…

News from around the world: Sony, CEA, JVC, Intermap Technologies, BSkyB, Sorenson Media, Mentor Graphics, Total Immersion, Samsung, RRsat Global Communications Network, SEGA, SIM2, Intel, Philips, Futuresource Consulting, Marc Bouwer, Cornell/Wake Forest, iPONT, YouTube/LG, Tokyo University, ESPN, THQ/Twentieth Century Fox, Panasonic Canada, Interactive Gaming Ontario 3D, 3Dconnexion, Khronos Group, PassmoreLab, Toyocom, Denon, Comcast, Insight Media, Mechdyne/Unity Technologies, Igloo Vision, Motion Picture Association of America, Sony/MIPTV, University of Ljubljana, Autodesk, Hyundai, Qualcomm, ImmerVision/Toshiba Teli, Barco, LG, Southern Methodist University, HI Corporation, Bloomberg/Toshiba, Sculpteo, Google, Texas Instruments, Ogilvy, Mozaex, Consumer Reports, SD&A, Vertical Ascent/Panasonic, and ProVision

i3D 2011, February 18-20, 2011, San Francisco, California; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Koblenz-Landau/University of Magdeburg, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Graz University of Technology, University of Minnesota/SUNY University at Buffalo, and UC Berkeley

Preface to the 2011 SD&A proceedings by Andrew J. Woods, Nicolas S. Holliman, and Neil A. Dodgson

SD&A Conference 2011, January 24-27, 2011, San Francisco, California; In this first report from this IS&T/SPIE event, Phillip Hill covers presentations from INRIA, Yonsei University, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)/Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Sharp Labs of America, Durham University, and Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft/Heinrich-Hertz-Institut

International Display Workshop 2010, December 1-5, Fukuoka, Japan; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers this event sponsored by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the sessions on LC science and technology; FPD manufacturing, materials & components; and 3D/hyper-realistic displays & systems. Presentations from Toshiba Mobile Display, LC-TEC Displays AB/Motif Inc., Crysoptix KK/Institute of Crystallography RAS, Chiba University/Shohoku College/NICT, University of Washington, and AU Optronics Technology Center

IMID/IDMC/Asia Display, October 11-15, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In this second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology/Denso Corporation, SAIT/Samsung Electronics, Samsung Mobile Display, Kyung Hee University, Zhejiang University, Kyoto Institute of Technology, and Kobe University

SIGGRAPH 2010, July 25-29, Los Angeles, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from National University of Singapore, Industrial Technology Research Institute, NTT Corporation/Tohoku University, LIRMM, Dai Nippon Printing/Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Disney Research/ETH, and The Catholic University of America

Shutter glasses compatibility by Andrew Woods

Active vs. passive: What you need to know by Neil Schneider

Temporal versus spatial multiplexing of views by Adrian Travis

Last Word: Stereoscopic-3D: Looking at the next decade by Sunil Jain

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 55

February 8, 2011

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: Throbee-Dobee…

News from around the world: BCN, Nielsen/CTAM, Futuresource, CEA, Deloitte, XPAND, Stewart Screen, NICT, Monster Media, GFU, Lightspeed Design/DepthQ, Real D/Regal Entertainment Group, EPFL, Panasonic, Infogroup/ORC, Jon Peddie Research, Dell, Martin Szarski, Rightware, Rightware/Animated Media, Mitsubishi, Nvidia, Lenovo, Element Technica, CyberLink, Sony/Element Technica, Vivitek, ESPN, Toshiba, Omek Interactive, CyberLink/Real D, Sky 3D, Team ACX, Nintendo, Axsotic, Sony, Displaybank, Texas Instruments, IOGEAR, Walt Disney Studios, VIZIO, Real D/Samsung LCD, CyberLink/ASUS, Hudson Entertainment, Digital Revolution Studios/3DRevolution 3DMedia/Olympus, Sports Illustrated, Penthouse, Volfoni, Vudu, Cablevision, Pace, GoPro, Samsung/DreamWorks Animation, Omek Interactive/Panasonic Electric Works, Real D/Royal Opera House, CyberLink/SENSIO, Marco Brambilla, LG Westinghouse, SeaChang, European Broadcasting Union, 3DFusion, New Bay Media, Google Maps, David Attenborough, Imax/Sony/Discovery, Technicolor, Alibre, Design Expert, Google Earth, XPANDJTM Concepts/Digital ArtForms, 3D Travel, Apple, DVB, U-Decide 2011, and Stereolabs

ACM Multimedia International Conference, October 25-29, 2010, Florence, Italy; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Texas at Dallas, INRIA-LIG/INRIA-LABRI/Université d’Orléans/INRIA-LJK, LIMSI-CNRS/University of Paris, and Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

IMID/IDMC/Asia Display, October 11-15, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In this first report of four, Phillip Hill covers papers from Merck Chemical Ltd/Merck Advanced Technologies Ltd., Yonsei University, Sejong University, Waseda University/Astrodesign, Inc., Konkuk University/KIST, Merck KgaA/Merck Advanced Technologies, ITRI, and Korea University/Duke University

Web3D 2010, July 24-25, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from ISTI-CNR, DFKI/Saarland University, University of Wrocław, Orange Labs/IRISA, TU Graz/Fraunhofer Austria/Fraunhofer IGD & TU Darmstadt, TU Graz/Fraunhofer IGD & TU Darmstadt, Fraunhofer IGD/TU Darmstadt, and TU Darmstadt

3DTV-CON 2010, June 7-9, 2010, Tampere, Finland; In the second of three reports from this IEEE conference, Phillip Hill covers papers from Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, University of Strathclyde, Bilkent University, Nagoya University/Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL), Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University/Beijing University of Technology, INRIA Rennes, Warwick University, Tampere University of Technology/Southern Methodist University/Nokia Research Center, University of Tsukuba, Yonsei University/Samsung Electronics, and Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

3D TV is coming – there's no stopping it now by Andy Marken

The 10 deadly sins of DLP Link glasses by Michael Starks

CES 2011: Are TV makers doing an “Osborne”? by Alfred Poor

Glasses on, glasses off by Keith Fredericks

Last Word: Seeing with our brain…by Almont Green

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 54

January 15, 2011

68 pages

Letter from the publisher: Sand and ice and light…

News from around the world: Pillipe Hurbain, SensAble Technologies, Snapily/American Greetings/Ritz & Wolf Camera & Image, DisplaySearch, IHMA Excellence in Holography Awards, Eizo Nanao, 3DMedia, Softbank, SENSIO Technologies/Algolith, Infogroup/ORC, RTI International, 3D@Home Consortium, Rockwell Collins, AUO, Apple, Mitsubishi, austriamicrosystems, Nikon, Broadcom, NTT Docomo, NETGEAR, 3DFusion, University of Arizona, iPont, Sharp, Consumer Reports, VTI, Witbe, Goldmedia, Slash, Stratasys, HP, AIST, Telefunken, Amimon, Sony, Binocle, in3Depth, Sigma Designs, Texas Instruments, Zebra Imaging, Nielsen, MTBS, InnoVision Labs, TECO, Pretec, FBK, Nokia and Intel Joint Innovation Center, John Merritt and Andrew Woods, Technicolor, Sisvel Profile, Barco, Peter Jackson, 20th Century Fox, Dialog Semiconductor, ViewSonic, Philips, and General 3D

SIGGRAPH Asia 2010, December 15-18, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from ETH Zürich/Princeton University/Disney Research Zürich, The University of Tokyo/New York University/Rutgers University, Stanford University (x2), Samsung Electronics, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Soka University, Robotics Research Lab/IIIT-H, and National Taiwan University of Art

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 22-24, 2010, Hong Kong, China; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Teesside University/University of Augsburg, University of Lille, Adobe Systems Incorporated, University of Münster, University of Strasbourg, University of California San Diego (UCSD)/Louisiana State University (LSU)/University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and University of South Australia

Workshop on 3D Video Processing, October 29, 2010, Florence, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Surrey, Technical University of Catalonia, INRIA, and Florida State University

SIGGRAPH, July 25-29, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the second of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Toshiba Corporation/Toshiba Corporation Visual Products Company, Brown University/MIT Media Lab, ITU Berlin/Telecom ParisTech, USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies, NICT (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology), Nvidia Research/Weta Digital, Weta Digital, Immersion SAS, University of Tsukuba, The University of Tokyo/Keio University, National Taiwan University, University of Minnesota, and Tokyo Metropolitan University/National Institute of Special Needs Education/Japan Electronics College

SID Display Week, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from day four of the conference. Papers from Seoul National University, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, US Food and Drug Administration, Zhejiang University (x2), National Taiwan University/Chunghwa Picture Tubes, National Taiwan University/ITRI, LG Display, and Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology

3D and Interactivity: Comments about 2D/3D conversion and viewer comfort…by Michael Starks

Your phone could be the key to making AR real by Andy Marken

Entertainment Experience, Onlive, and Darth Vader by Neil Schneider

A year on Pandora by Fluppeteer

Last Word: Remembering Chris Condon by Lenny Lipton

Issue 53

November 28, 2010

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: Garage doors…

News from around the world: SARFT, JVC, VIZIO/Real D, SENSIO/Videotron, SENSIO/MediaTek, GRilli3D, Spice Mobile, Ishikawa Optics & Arts, Panasonic, Microsoft, Digital Domain Holdings/In-Three, Hatsune Miku, DirecTV, Plextor, Virgin Media, International 3D Society, Mufin, Panasonic, Verizon, ITRI, Gucci/Calvin Klein/Oakley, THine, Planar, Streambox, InvenSense, Teranex/SENSIO, University of Abertay Dundee, and Aperio

SD&A, January 18-20, 2010, San Jose, California; In this fifth report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of St. Andrews, University of Nantes, Bangor University, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Qualcomm Inc/University of California, and Philips Research

3D and Interactivity at SIGGRAPH 2010 by Michael Starks

It will be awesome if they don’t screw it up: 3D Printing, IP, and the Fight over the Next Great Disruptive Technology by Michael Weinberg

Stereoscopic 3D Benchmarking: (DDD, iZ3D, NVIDIA) by Neil Schneider

Last Word: The film from hell…by Lenny Lipton

Issue 52

November 11, 2010

65 pages

Letter from the publisher: An amazing list of contributors…

News from around the world: Hubble Telescope, Public Knowledge, Nielsen, Rockwell Collins, Sharp, Stewart Filmscreen, US Army and Navy, Softbank/NTT, AVFoundry, ISee3D, Consumer Reports, CBS, Die Fantastischen Vier, 3D Entertainment Summit, CEA, LG Electronics, CNET, Cavium, Kodak, Geomagic, ESPN, ITRI, AUO, Overwatch, ZCorporation, 3DTV, Electronic Arts, HI Corporation, DisplaySearch, Summit Entertainment, Total Immersion, Brother, Toshiba, 2K Sports, XPAND, Samsung, Atlona Technologies, PackshotCreator, 3DFusion, MSI, Lantos Technologies, Blackmagic Design, and Warner Bros.

TV 3.0 – The Future of TVs, May 26-27, 2010, Seattle, Washington; In the third of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from this IMS/SID event: Curtin University of Technology, and Zoran Corporation

SID Display Week, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from day three of the conference. Papers from University of Washington, Zhejiang University, University of California/Durham University, Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics, National Taiwan University, Tampere University of Technology/Nokia Research Center, University of Rochester/Optical Research Associates, National Chiao Tung University/AU Optronics Corporation, National Chiao Tung University, INFITEC GmbH, Sony Corporation/Tohoku University, Arisawa Manufacturing Co./JVC Kenwood Holdings/Victor Company of Japan, University of Washington, and Nokia Research Center

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, January 18-20, 2010, San Jose, California; In this fourth report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Milan, Polaris Sensor Technologies/Rockwell Collins Inc/Foster-Miller Inc/US Army Research Laboratory, Université de Reims/TéléRelief, Mid Sweden University, Eindhoven University of Technology/CycloMedia Technology Netherlands, University of Tsukuba, and Thomson Corporate Research

Interview with Chris Yewdall from DDD

A few reminders…by Michael Starks

Animac: Analog 3D Animation by Walter Funk

Last Word: The problem with crystal balls…by Jon Peddie

Issue 51

October 23, 2010

66 pages

Letter from the publisher: 3D from 2D objects…

News from around the world: Mitsubishi Electric, Consumer Electronics Association/ESPN, Digital Projection, Technicolor, JVC, Monster, Ad Notam, Real D, Atlona Technologies, Digital Projection/Mechdyne, Displaybank, AVFoundry, CEA, CyberLink, Viewsonic, Vishay, DVS, PassmoreLab, Elemental, Nokia/Intel, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, STMicroelectronics, Aiptek, Hillcrest Labs, Panasonic, Fujifilm, Samsung, Sharp, Zeon, CableLabs, Panasonic, Sunny Ocean Studios, Oakley Innovation, Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, and Box Office Mojo

Web3D 2010, July 24-25, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the first of two reports Phillip Hill covers papers from High Performance Computing Center (HLRS)/ Stellba Hydro GmbH & Co. KG, Ecole Centrale/Université de Lyon/EDF R&D, ISTI-CNR/Scuola Normale Superiore, University of Trier, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Fraunhofer IGD/ TU Darmstadt, and ISTI-CNR

EuroITV Conference on Interactive TV and Video, June 9-11, 2010, Tampere, Finland; Phillip Hill covers papers from CERTH–ITI, and Federal University of Paraiba

3DTV-CON 2010, June 7-9, 2010, Tampere, Finland

NAB 2010, April 10-15, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada by Michael Starks

SD&A 2011 Advance Conference Program

Thar She Blows…by Fluppeteer

Another step in the maturation of 3D in the home by Arthur Berman

Where’s the Beef? by Pete Putman

The U-Decide Initiative by Neil Schneider

Last Word: Dark Country: An Interview with Thomas Jane by Lenny Lipton

Issue 50

October 16, 2010

64 pages

Letter from the publisher: Get the lead out…

News from around the world: Movidius, NTT, Microtips Technology, NTT Electronics, Alterface, DVB, Spatial View, ESPN, CyberLink, Polywell, Virgin Media, Optoma, CEA, Sony, Sharp, Panasonic, Spacetime Studios, Legend3D, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics, Acer, Ziggo/SBS, LG, Zecotek, CRC, One of Us, Kodak, Yale University, THX/BluFocus, Minox, Epson, Lockheed Martin/Animetrics, Ubisoft, OPTEX, Litefast, LG Electronics, University of California at Berkeley, Planar, Stewart Filmscreen, and Gefen

Emerging Display Technologies Conference, August 19, 2010, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from DisplaySearch, PureDepth, Nvidia, and 3M Optical Systems

TV Ecosystem Conference, August 18, 2010, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers this DisplaySearch conference with presentations from Sony Electronics Inc., Panasonic (North America), XpanD, and University of California

SIGGRAPH, July 25-29, 2010, Los Angeles, California; In the first of four reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of Tokyo (x4), The University of Tokyo/JST ERATO/University of Tsukuba/JST ERATO, Tsinghua University/Washington University in St. Louis, University of British Columbia/IIT Delhi, Kansai University/Osaka University, Stanford University, University of Nevada, Interlab Escola Politécnica da USP, Sony, University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Sussex/Technical University of Crete, Columbia University, University of British Columbia/ETH Zurich, Nanyang Technological University/Tel Aviv University, Brown University/MIT Media Lab, National University of Singapore, University of East Anglia, Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Immersion SAS, Universität Stuttgart/University College London, and Microsoft Research

Projection Summit, June 7-8, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Display Photonic Systems, SBG Labs Inc., GEO Semiconductor, and Insight Media

NAB 2010, April 10-15, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada; Michael Starks provides a detailed commentary of the exhibitions and happenings at NAB 2010, along with his insights about the burgeoning market for 3D devices. This is the second of three sections of his exhaustive coverage.

The 3D Revolution of 1953 and 1983 vs. 2010: Real Numbers by Alexander Lentjes

Between the pixels by Adrian Travis

Last Word: The Dreams of Childhood by Lenny Lipton

Issue 49

October 13, 2010

61 pages

Letter from the publisher: Is poor quality 3D a danger to industry success?

News from around the world: “This is It”, Panasonic, Nvidia, Nielsen, Dashwood Cinema Solutions, 3D Society, Arqiva, Sony, Sharp, J.D. Power, Tech Data, Public Media Works, HI Corporation, Pacific Media Associates, PackshotCreator, SES ASTRA, 3D@Home Consortium/MPEG, HP, Screen Innovations, TWICE, David Brewster, ESPN, Strategy Analytics, Polaroid/Real D, Christie, Strategy Analytics, SENSIO/Trident Microsystems, Philips, DVB Project, Lyon Video/Fujinon, Istation, Draper, SENSIO, ITRI, Lucasfilm, Toshiba, NeuroFocus, and SARFT/MIIT

IFA DisplaySearch Business Conference, September 3, 2010, Berlin, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sky Deutschland and the European Broadcasting Union

Korea Display Conference, July 8-9, 2010, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers presentations from LG Electronics, Vision 3 International, and LG Chem Optical Materials Division

Graphics Interface Conference, May 31–June 2, 2010, Ottawa, Ontario; Phillip Hill covers papers from The University of British Columbia, University of Southern California, and University of Calgary

Conference on Advanced Human Interfaces, May 26-28, 2010, Rome, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Ochanomizu University, Università Ca’ Foscari, and Otto-von-Guericke University/University of Saskatchewan

TV 3.0 – The Future of TVs, May 26-27, 2010, Seattle, Washington; In the second of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from this IMS/SID event: Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, 3ality, Motorola, Sony Professional Solutions of America, and Nvidia 3D Vision

SID Display Week 2010, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from day two of the conference. Papers from National Chiao Tung University/Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd., Toshiba Corporation, National Chiao Tung University/Daxon Technology Inc., AU Optronics Corporation, Nokia Research Center/Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Seoul National University, and Panasonic Corporation

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, January 18-20, 2010, San Jose, California; In this third report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Hewlett-Packard Labs, StereoJet Inc., Osaka City University/National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Kyung Hee University, Curtin University of Technology, ELDIM, North Carolina State University/Beijing Institute of Technology/Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, University of Manitoba/University of Toyama, and Industrial Technology Research Institute/National Tsing Hua University

Subtitling for Stereographic Media by Jonathan Jenkyn

Clear Buildings by Boris Starosta

3D in the hand by Fluppeteer

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 47+48

Double Issue

August 6, 2010

125 pages

Letter from the publisher: Is poor quality 3D a danger to industry success?

News from around the world: CEA, 3D@Home Consortium, Kakaku, Insight Media, LG Electronics, DisplaySearch, Displaybank, Jon Peddie Research, IMS Research, In-Stat, iSuppli, Alibre/Luxion, Siemens, Unlimited Detail, Side Effects Software, PFISTER/SensAble, Newtek, HI Corporation, Disney Animation Studios, Kreuz, 3M, Spatial, Texas Advanced Computing Center, ArcSoft, Bump Technologies/Google, Sky, SES ASTRA/Samsung, Tru3D, Toshiba, Panasonic, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Vutec, Digital Projection International, Sanyo, Mitsubishi Electric, Sharp, Vizio, Sony, PopBox /Real D, Apollo Carmarthen Cinema, iZ3D, George Themelis, Lenovo, MSI, ASUS, iBuypower, Fujitsu, Khronos, AMD, Laser Light Engines, IMAX/Laser Light Engines, Disney/IMAX, Turner Broadcasting, Eutelsat/Eurosport, Sigma Designs, DIRECTV, Ziggo/Sony, Fusion-io, Cineworld, SENSIO/GEO, TDVision,  Avatar, DIRECTV/Panasonic, MasterImage, Kerner Group, Panasonic Electric Works, Hammacher Schlemmer, TowerJazz/Canesta, 4DDynamics, PureDepth, CyberLink, CyberLink/NEC, CyberLink/Buffalo, Atlona, Gefen, IDT, Adobe, TechSoft 3D, Futuremark, Nvidia, TN Games, University of Jyväskylä, Meant to be Seen, S-3D Gaming Alliance, Dreams/Canesta, University of Massachusetts, Nintendo, Renesas Electronics America, Setred, Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon, InnoVision, Alioscopy/Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute, Magnetic 3D, Samsung, Hitachi, NASA/Microsoft, Nevion, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MIT, UCSD, Zoran Corporation/Real D, XpanD, Gunnar Optiks, Real D, Monster Cable, Beyond, Agilent Technologies, Axis Three, Marantz, Onkyo, New Integra, WHDI, Doremi Labs, RTS, ImmerVision, Smart GeoMetrics, Intel, Dimension 3, and Julian Beever

Conference on Advanced Human Interfaces, May 26-28, 2010, Rome, Italy; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Autodesk Research/University of Toronto, University of Electro-Communications, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)/Fraunhofer IOSB, Tsinghua University, and University of Twente/University of Amsterdam/Leiden University

TV 3.0 – The Future of TVs, May 26-27, 2010, Seattle, Washington; In the first of three reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from this IMS/SID event: Quixel Research, Insight Media, Displaybank, and Sharp Laboratories of America

SID Display Week 2010, May 25-28, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from day one of the conference. Papers from LG Display, Thetalili Inc., National Taiwan University/Industrial Technology Research Institute, Samsung Electronics, National Chiao Tung University, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Microsoft Corporation, 3M Company, and University College London/Koç University/ De Montfort University

SID DisplaySearch Business Conference, May 24, 2010, Seattle, Washington; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Panasonic Corporation of North America, and Corning Display Technologies

CHI, April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Microsoft, University of California at Berkeley/Nokia Research Center, Toyohashi University of Technology/University of Tokyo/National Institute of Informatics/Keio University, Microsoft Research, Carnegie Mellon University, SAIT, GIST U-VR Lab, MIT Media Laboratory, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Otto-von-Guericke University, and National University of Singapore

NAB 2010, April 10-15, 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada; Michael Starks provides a detailed commentary of the exhibitions and happenings at NAB 2010, along with his insights about the burgeoning market for 3D devices. This is the first of three sections of his exhaustive coverage.

5th China International 3D World Forum, April 9-11, 2010, Shenzhen, China; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Sigma Designs, 3D Switch, and Barco

Eye Tracking Research and Applications, March 22-24, 2010, Austin, Texas; Phillip Hill covers papers from Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg/Blekinge Institute of Technology, Bielefeld University, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, and Clemson University

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications, January 18-20, 2010, San Jose, California; In this second report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Durham University, Ohio State University, Nokia Research Center/University of Helsinki/Waseda University, KAIST, Clemson University, Eindhoven University of Technology, ETRI/Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and Nagoya University/Tokyo Institute of Technology

New product introductions: lessons lost by Norman Hairston

To 3D or not 3D, that’s no longer the question by Jon Peddie

Is 3D doomed? – Point/Counterpoint

     + Five reasons 3D display is doomed by Steve Peterson

     + Five reasons 3D display ISN'T doomed (a rebuttal) by Neil Schneider

MTBS visits Best Buy in Wilmington, DE by Neil Schneider

Frenzy in the Third Dimension by Marty Shindler

Last Word: “Avatar” as the “Jazz Singer” by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 45+46

Double Issue

May 23, 2010

104 pages

Letter from the publisher: Forced perspectives…

News from around the world: Panasonic, Shrek Forever After, ESPN 3D, Royal 3D, CBS, Newsight, John Lewis, SRS, Sony, TDVision Systems, NASA, SENSIO/Grass Valley, PlayStation, Autodesk, Motorola, Vanguard Software Solutions, University of British Columbia, XpanD, Sharp, QoE Systems, SENSIO/Aruna Media, SENSIO/Miranda, DisplaySearch, 3D@Home Consortium, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Heidelberg Engineering, Dolby, Yamaha, PureDepth, PrimeSense, Stratasys, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology/Imperial College, CyberLink, SENSIO/Teranex, Ikonoskop, Cablevision, Nintendo, 3D Eye Solutions, IMS Research, Displaybank, HDNet, Oberon Media, Playboy, KCC, Femtoprint, Square Enix London Studios, Denon, InFocus, DEG, Imagine Communications, VirTra Systems, Ortery, 3D Gaming Summit, Sonic, YES Network/FSN Northwest/DIRECTV, Fujitsu, Real D, Jon Peddie Research, 3Shape, Dimensional Communications/Lightspeed Design, Picross 3D, WirelessHD Consortium, and SensAble

Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 10-15, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Nanyang Technological University (x2), Umeå University, INRIA, University of Saskatchewan, University of British Columbia, Georgia Tech/Universität Bremen, OFFIS Institute for Information Technology/University of Oldenburg, Georgia Institute of Technology/Nokia Research Center Hollywood, and Google

Research Electronic Displays 2010 Conference, March 3-4, 2010, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Meko, NEC Electronics (Europe), Infitec, and Mentor Graphics

DisplaySearch US FPD Conference, March 2-3, 2010, San Diego, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from ESPN, DisplaySearch, Nvidia 3D Vision, and Magnetic 3D

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction Conference, January 25-27, 2010, Cambridge, Massachusetts; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from National University of Singapore, University of Sussex, The University of Tokyo, Queen’s University, Carnegie Mellon University/JST/ERATO, and Indiana University

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, January 18-20, 2010, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from RWTH Aachen University, SeeFront GmbH, Toshiba Corporation, US Army Research Laboratory/Polaris Sensor Technologies/Rockwell Collins/Foster-Miller/Concurrent Technologies Corp, The University of Western Australia, Japanese Ergonomics National Committee, Screen’s Edge, and Mid Sweden University

SIGGRAPH Asia,  December 16-19, 2009, Yokohama, Japan; Phillip Hill covers summaries from University of California Design/Media Arts, MIT Media Lab/ Brown University, Immersion SAS, New York University, and The University of Tokyo

Virtual Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry, December 14-15, 2009, Yokohama, Japan; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Concordia University/McGill University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, International Institute of Information Technology, The University of Electro-Communications/Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology/Tokyo Institute of Technology/Utsunomiya University, and Seoul National University

IDW ’09, December 9-11, 2009, Miyazaki, Japan; In this second report, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the 3D session. Presentations from NICT Universal Media Research Center (x2), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Helwan University, Seoul National University/Kyung Hee University, and Seoul National University

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 18-20, 2009, Kyoto, Japan; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers papers from the 16th ACM symposium on VRST: York University, The University of Tokyo/Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Corporation, Graz University of Technology, Konan University/National Institute for Fusion Science, CEA LIST/CHU Amiens, University of New South Wales, University of Munster/Michigan Technological University/University of Minnesota, Orange Labs/INRIA, and University of Minnesota

Eurodisplay 2009/IDRC, September 14-17, 2009, Rome, Italy; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Tohoku University, Philips Research Laboratories, and Konan University/Nagaoka University of Technology/Shimane University

3DTV Conference, May 4-6, 2009, Potsdam, Germany; In this fourth report of four, Phillip Hill covers this IEEE conference with presentations from University of Technology Ilmenau, Middle East Technical University, The University of North Carolina, Tianjin University, Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, University of Padova, Poznań University of Technology, University of Tübingen/SmartSurv Vision Systems GmbH, Yonsei University, University of Cambridge, Universidad de La Laguna, and University of Münster

Keeping the old gals around for a few more years…by Andy Marken

SID/IMS Future of TV Conference preview by Ross Young

Snapshot of 3D-ready flat panel TV pricing so far by Mark Schutter

Autostereoscopic cinema display system…by Arthur Berman

The Heart of the Matter: 3D pessimists vs. visionaries by Neil Schneider

Last Word: The future of projection…by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 43+44

Double Issue

March 22, 2010

116 pages

Letter from the publisher: Tidal Waves and Illusions …

News from around the world: Bay Area Chapter of SID, “3D Fact vs. 3D Fiction”, Animation Magazine/S-3D Gaming Alliance, Heidi Hoffman, OFH/Actuality/Quinn Pacific, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Samsung/Panasonic, Samsung, Samsung/DreamWorks Animation/Technicolor, NineSigma, Sony, Sony/ESPN, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics, Philips/XpanD, Technicolor, LG, DIRECTV/Real D, DIRECTV, Panasonic, In-Stat, Sky, Technicolor/Bow Tie Cinemas, Barco/Cinema West, CBS, Stereo Vision, Comcast, Sky Deutschland, Turner Sports/Orad. Kenny Rogers, James Cameron, XpanD, Onkyo, Pioneer, CBS/Sony, UC Berkeley/Bangor University, The Eye 3D, Alienware, GUNNAR Optiks, Vuzix, Dolby, Bit Cauldron, Khronos Group, HDMI Licensing, CableLabs, Eldim, Testronic Labs, Verisurf, Revware Systems, “Lakes of the Sangres”, Universities of Bristol, Glasgow and Southampton, Ortery Technologies, Holga, Boeing, Intermap Technologies, Intermap Technologies/Hella, Magnetic 3D, Thomson Reuters, Insight Media, iSuppli, Creative Review, Organovo, Stratasys, HP, Axis Three, RIEGL, Aperio, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, VisiSol, Smart Holograms, Sunny Ocean Studios, Niles Creative Group, ITU, Argonaute, Quartics/DDD, Frog Design/Canesta, Jon Peddie Research, AMD, Sigma Designs, NVIDIA, NVIDIA/Epic Games, RealView, ARM/Movial/ST-Ericsson, Disney, TDVision Systems/CyberLink, PureDepth, Microsoft, StudioGPU, Cognex, Cyberhus, Acer/NVIDIA, Acer, ViewSonic, TI, Spatial View/UVPHACTORY, and Apple

Prime Time in Ottawa, February 18-19, 2010, Ottawa, Ontario: In this report, Neil Schneider covers the 3D-related events at the Prime Time in Ottawa Conference – a national networking event for Canada’s business leaders, decision-makers and policy experts in the television, film and interactive media production industry.

Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction Conference, January 25-27, 2010, Cambridge, Massachusetts: In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from New York University/Umeå University, JST/Carnegie Mellon University, MIT Media Lab, MIT Media Lab/InSitu, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

SIGGRAPH Asia, December 16-19, 2009, Yokohama, Japan: Phillip Hill covers papers from Purdue University, MIT Media Lab/Brown University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/University of Southern California/Adobe Systems/University of Washington/ Princeton University, IIT Delhi/KAUST/ETH Zurich, and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology/Nanyang Technological University

Virtual Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry, December 14-15, 2009, Yokohama, Japan: In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from the Agency for Science Technology and Research, Linköping University/Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI), Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Avatar Reality Inc./University of Hawaii/Samsung

IDW ’09, December 9-11, 2009, Miyazaki, Japan: In this first report, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and The Society for Information Display, with papers from the 3D session. Presentations from NHK, Communications Research Center, AU Optronics Technology Center, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Nagoya University/Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Disney Research/Holorad

International Universal Communication Symposium, December 3-4, 2009, Tokyo Japan: Phillip Hill covers papers from Toshiba Corporation, Advanced Telecommunications Research/National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Korea Institute of Science and Technology/Daegu University, NIICT Tokyo, and NIICT Kyoto

Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, November 18-20, 2009, Kyoto, Japan: In this first report of two, Phillip Hill covers papers from the 16th ACM symposium on VRST: University of Colorado at Boulder, Kyoto University/Osaka University, University of New South Wales, Federal University of Pernambuco/Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Univesitat Politècnica de Catalunya, University of Udine, Mines ParisTech, Worcester Polytechnic Institute/University of Hamburg, and Osaka University

ACM Multimedia 2009, October 19-24, 2009, Beijing, China: Phillip Hill covers papers from Trinity College, University of Advancing Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (x2), The Chinese University of Hong Kong/Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, and University of British Columbia

Eurodisplay 2009/IDRC, September 14-17, 2009, Rome, Italy: In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Prokhorov General Physics Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, Tohoku University, Holografika Ltd., Konan University/Nagaoka University of Technology/Shimane University, and University College London/Koç University/ DeMontfort University

3DTV Conference, May 4-6, 2009, Potsdam, Germany: In this third report of four, Phillip Hill covers this IEEE conference with presentations from Tianjin University/Zhongyuan University of Technology (x3), INRIA Rennes/IETR-INSA Rennes, INRIA Rennes/INSA/IETR Rennes/Orange Labs, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut/Technical University of Berlin, University of Grenoble/University of Bordeaux, Bremer Institut für Angewandte Strahltechnik/South Valley University, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, University of Strathclyde, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, NTT Cyber Space Laboratories, University of Alberta, IMEC/Hasselt University, Bilkent University, and Poznań University of Technology

Collimated backlights by Adrian Travis

How can it be? 3D Illusion by Alan Stubbs

Display of Three-Dimensional Images: A Review of the Prior Art by Robert A. Connor

Thoughts on Avatar and 3D TV Adoption by Ross Young

Film-based 3D Pushes Forward by Aldo Cugnini

Last Word: The Oculus3D Projection System by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 41+42

Double Issue

December 27, 2009

134 pages

Letter from the publisher: Lord Vishnu…

News from around the world: Blu-ray Disc Association, AMD, 3D@Home Consortium, MPEGIF, Khronos Group, HDlogix, Mechdyne, Dave Matthew Band, Kenny Chesney, Dolby/University of Southern California, Rocking Headlines, CPT, Asus, Prismatic Magic, Optoma, Wistron, AUO, Tatung/Magnetic 3D, LG, Sony, Sony/Real D, Sony/PGA, Pioneer, Cinerama Dome/XpanD, Sarnoff, Air Force, NAMCO BANDAI/Real D, Silicon Image, Nvidia, Corel, SENSIO/Cyberlink, NXP, Cambridge Consultants, Apple, National University of Singapore, Organic Motion, Softkinetic-Optrima/Texas Instruments, TEKNE Produktion/CAVI Robotics, metaio, Esquire, Da-Lite Screen Company, Florida Atlantic University, Iowa State University, Tachyon, Lightspeed Design, STMicroelectronics, Insight Media, Jon Peddie Research, Quixel Research, IKIVO, Futuresource, MASTERIMAGE/Symphony 3D Holdings, JVC, Kenwood Group/Real D, TDVision, XpanD, iZ3D, Tele Atlas/Intermap, JDSU, SensAble Technologies, NASA, Stratasys/Autodesk, and University of Cambridge

Symposium on Vehicle Displays, October 15-16, 2009, Dearborn, Michigan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Continental Corporation, and Kanagawa Institute of Technology

3D Media Workshop 2009, October 15-16, Berlin, Germany; In the second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute in Germany. Presentations from Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), DVS Digital Video Systems AG, De Montfort University, and Technische Universität Berlin

UIST October 4–7, 2009, Victoria, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Microsoft/University of Konstanz, University of Toronto, and Perceptive Pixel

Mobile HCI, September 15-18, 2009, Bonn, Germany; Phillip Hill covers papers from the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services: offerings from Université de Bordeaux/INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest, Nokia Research Center, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, and Helsinki University for Technology/University of Padova

SIGGRAPH, August 3-7, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana; In this second report of two, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Minnesota, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Clemson University, University of Las Palmas/Canary Islands Technological Institute, Thomson Corporate Research/The Moving Picture Company, and TU Braunschweig

Sketch-Based Interfaces and Modeling, August 1–2, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana; Phillip Hill covers papers from University of Toronto/Autodesk Research, and TU Darmstadt & Fraunhofer IGD/TU Graz

SID Display Week Symposium, June 2-5, 2009, San Antonio, Texas; In this fourth report of four, Phillip Hill covers papers from Nokia Research Center, Washington State University, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp., NASA Ames Research Center, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Electronic Displays/Idea Enterprises/ MacNaughton, Inc./Kurt Krueger, and AU Optronic Corporation

Dimension 3, June 2-4, 2009, Pantin, France; Dimension 3 featured presentations given by over fifty experts from all over the world: it was an opportunity to make an assessment of current 3D creation and visualization solutions as well as their applications, in the markets of film, games, multimedia, science, health, architecture, design, telecommunications, and advertising. There was also an exhibition/demonstration area, and 12 hours of 3D projections at a local cinema, including “Coraline”

Graphics Interface, May 25-27, 2009, Kelowna, British Columbia; Phillip Hill covers papers from Ecole de Technologie Supérieure Montreal, University of Washington/ Adobe Systems/University of California/Microsoft Research, Clemson University/Greenville Technical College, University of Montreal, LIMSI Laboratory, Vienna University of Technology/Graz University of Technology, University of British Columbia, Illinois State University/Microsoft Research, and Nanyang Technological University/National University of Singapore

3DTV Conference, May 4-6, 2009, Potsdam, Germany; In this second report of four, Phillip Hill covers this IEEE conference with presentations from University of Alberta, Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Tsinghua University (x4), Mid Sweden University, Politecnico di Torino, Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK), Middle East Technical University, STMicroelectronics, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, ITI-CERTH/Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Middle East Technical University/Leibniz Universität Hannover, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Delft University of Technology/Philips Research Europe, and Technical University of Catalonia

3D at NAB 2009, April 18-23, Las Vegas, Nevada by Michael Starks

SD&A, January 19-21, 2009, San Jose, California; In this fifth and final report, Phillip Hill covers papers published by SPIE from Philips 3D Solutions, Orange Labs/France Telecom R&D, University of Texas, Communications Research Centre Canada, Seoul National University, Waseda University/FLOVEL Co. Ltd., Gifu University of Medical Science/Institute for Science of Labour/Aichi Gakuin University/Nagoya Bunri University/ Kobe Women’s University/Nagoya University, Chungbuk National University, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, KAIST/ETRI, and Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Avatar: The Game by Neil Schneider

My ideal display by Adrian Travis

After 150+ years, 3D is about ready to come home by Andy Marken

The Three Stooges stereoscopic shorts on DVD by Greg Kintz

30 years of 3D by Fluppeteer

Testing the Fujifilm Real 3D W1: First Contact by Bernard Mendiburu

Avatar in Australia… by Andrew Woods

Last Word: Over-and-under and Out by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 39+40

Double Issue

October 31, 2009

116 pages

Letter from the publisher: This is it…

News from around the world: Michael Bosanko, Liu Bolin, Edgar Müller, University of Tokyo, Aissa Logerot, o2 creative, Wiremap, USC, Alioscopy, Mechdyne/KAUST, Digital Projection/Mechdyne, Mechdyne, Saudi Aramco/EON Reality ,EON Reality/Texas Instruments, Interactive Digital Center, EON Reality/Tobyhanna Army Depot, EON Reality/4D View Solutions, InterSense/Hoffmann 3-D, University of California Santa Barbara, HI Corporation/Pantech, CableLabs, Nvidia/Mental Images, Norrköping Visualization Center, Acer, Zero Creative, NTT DoCoMo, Sony, ViewSonic, Nagravision, JVC, Panasonic, Samsung, BenQ, Digital Projection, Mozilla, Apple, Argosy, University of Houston, Alioscopy, Continental DataGraphics/SolidWorks, Halliburton/Microsoft, Prime Focus, Trioscopics, 3M, Element Technica, da Vinci Systems, SD&A, GigaOM Pro, In-Stat, 3D@Home Consortium, Research and Markets, Jon Peddie Research, Hollywood Theaters/Sony, Real D/Hollywood Theaters, El Capitan Theatre/Real D, IDC/SENSIO, ESPN/SENSIO, SENSIO/Sagem Communications, NEP Broadcasting, Magnum Semiconductor, Johns Hopkins University/Trilumen, Z Corporation, NASA, Axis Three, Dimension 3D Printing, SensAble/Hot Buttered Elves, Flashscan, iZ3D, 3DIcon, Panasonic, Avatar, IMAX, NEC Display Solutions, Silver Screen Fund, Technicolor, Blu-ray Disc Association, and the 2012 Olympic Games

3D Media Workshop 2009, October 15-16, Berlin, Germany; In the first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers this conference organized by the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute. Presentations from Bilkent University/University of Helsinki/Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute/Holografika/Telefonica/The Astonishing Tribe, University of Hasselt, Exent, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Flying Eye, BBC, Center of Applied Marketing Science, Fraunhofer HHF, and KUK Filmproduktion GmbH

3D Entertainment Summit, September 16-17, 2009, Universal City, California by Neil Schneider

TV Ecosystem Conference, September 2, 2009, San Jose, California; This DisplaySearch-organized conference is covered by Phillip Hill with presentations from Digital Media Directions, Panasonic North America, HDMI, and Sony Electronics, Inc.

SIGGRAPH, August 3-7, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana; In this report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Southern California/Fakespace Labs, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, NICT Universal Media Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The University of Tokyo, and INRIA/Grenoble University

SIGGRAPH in exile: New technology takes the stage by Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher

3D and projection technologies, Seminar at De Montfort, July 2, 2009 by Myrddin Jones

Web3D Symposium, June 16-17, 2009, Darmstadt, Germany; In this second of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from MOVES Institute, Fraunhofer IGD/ TU Darmstadt, Nanyang Technological University/Bitmanagement Software GmbH, Université de Rennes/INSA de Rennes, and Bangor University

SID Display Week Symposium, June 2-5, 2009, San Antonio, Texas; In this third report of four, Phillip Hill covers papers from Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology, NEC LCD Technologies, National Tsing Hua University/National Chiao Tung University/AU Optronics Corporation, Chungbuk National University, Hitachi, National Chiao Tung University, and Sichuan University

3DTV Conference, May 4-6, 2009, Potsdam, Germany; Phillip Hill reports on this IEEE conference with presentations from Philips Research/Philips 3D Solutions, Technische Universitat Ilmenau/Fraunhofer-Institut fur Digitale Medientechnologie, Nagoya University/Tokyo Institute of Technology, Université de Paris Sud XI/sonic emotion, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tohoku Gakuin University/The University of Queensland, McGill University/Tohoku University, Kwangwoon University, National University of Singapore, Tsinghua University (x4), National Taiwan University, University of Tsukuba, Christian-Albrechts-University, Philips Healthcare/Eindhoven University of Technology, and Eindhoven University of Technology/Cyclomedia Technology

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications Conference, January 19-21, 2009, San Jose, California; In this fourth report, Phillip Hill covers papers published by SPIE from Philips 3D Solutions, Ohio State University, Nagoya University/Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tel Aviv University, Ecole Centrale Nantes, University of Milan/University of Verona/University of Trieste, Yonsei University/ Korean Broadcasting System, Communications Research Centre Canada, Technische Universität Berlin, HoloGraphics, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Waseda University/ KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc./University of Helsinki/Nokia Research Center, Tampere University of Technology, Orange Labs/France Telecom R&D, and Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute/Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Update from the S-3D Gaming Alliance by Neil Schneider

3D game review: Minecraft, by Eli Fihn

Multiple projectors by Adrian Travis

Frustum frustration by John Merritt

The whole TV business is turning 3D, starting 2010 by Bernard Mendiburu

A new weekly report on the future of TVs by Ross Young

3D Projector Explosion by Andrew Woods

Last Word: The digital religion by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 37+38

Double Issue

August 31, 2009

110 pages

Letter from the publisher: Final Destination…

News from around the world: Infocus/University of Louisiana, Connecticut Science Center/Dolby, PureDepth, Disney Interactive Studios, HoloVizio, TrueVision, RealView Innovations, Lightspeed Design, Lightspeed Design/LC-Tec Displays, YouTube, Sky, Channel 4, ESPN, Panasonic, Mitsubishi, Mechdyne, Sorenson Media, StudioGPU, The Embassy/Luxology, SENSIO, SENSIO/Hyundai IT, Sonic Solutions, ArcSoft, Chiba University/Kisarazu National College of Technology/Tokyo University of Technology, Inition, XpanD, Samsung/Nvidia, Real D, Real D/CinemaxX, National Geographic, NewTek, TYZX, Google Earth, NASA, Fraunhofer HHI, Silicon Image, Fujifilm, Holga, Queensland University of Technology, Cyclopital3D, Nihon Unisys, Big3D, Stratasys, Sony Pictures, Objet, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Next Engine, Shapeways, Urbanscreen, Helmholtz Zentrum München, 3M, EnFuzion, TOPS Systems, Innovative Designs/Barco,/Hoberman Associates, Organic Motion, Jon Peddie Research, Julian Beever, Tracy Lee Stum, Edgar Mueller, and Kurt Wenner

SIGGRAPH 2009, August 3-7, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana; In this report, George Walsh from Jon Peddie Research covers highlights from the floor of SIGGRAPH, featuring discussions about exhibits at 3DVIA, ATI, Autodesk, Autodessys, Blender Foundation, Dimensional Imaging, Envisiontec, e-on software, Intel, Matrix Engine, Nvidia, Pixel Farm, StudioGPU, Smithmicro, SpeedTree, and Wacom

Web3D Symposium  June 16-17, 2009, Darmstadt, Germany; In this first of two reports, Phillip Hill covers papers from Northwestern Polytechnical University/Liaoning Shihua University, TU Graz, University of Brighton, CINECA/CNR ITABC, and National University of Ireland

Projection Summit, June 15-16, 2009, Orlando, Florida; In this report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from SBG Labs, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology/ALVIS Technologies, Microvision, Digital Projection Limited, and Flexible Picture Systems

SID Display Week, June 2-5, 2009, San Antonio, Texas; In this second report, Phillip Hill covers papers from Light Blue Optics/BMW, NEC Corporation, National Chiao Tung University, Kyung Hee University/Pavonine Korea, Inc., LG Display, and Samsung Electronics/Samsung Mobile Display

FINETECH Japan, April 15-17, 2009, Tokyo, Japan; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology, 3D Consortium, Seiko Epson, Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology Co., Ltd., and Panasonic Electric Works Co., Ltd

Electronic Displays, March 4-5, 2009, Nuremberg, Germany; Phillip Hill covers presentations from this conference organized by Design&Electronik in Germany: Light Blue Optics, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, and Hochschule Heilbronn

SD&A Conference, January 19-21, 2009, San Jose, California; In this third report, Phillip Hill covers papers published by SPIE from SeeReal Technologies, Seoul National University/Kyung Hee University, Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems, Geola Digital, Toshiba Corporation, Industrial Technology Research Institute/National Tsing Hua University, Eldim, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Yonsei University, Philips Research/Philips 3D Solutions, and ITRI/EOL

SpaceSpex anaglyph by Michael Starks

Is Anaglyph in Our 3D Future? by Chris Chinnock

Hologlyphics: a creative system for autostereoscopic movies by Walter Funk

The 3D Interface by Fluppeteer

The game developers have spoken, are you in? by Neil Schneider

3D game review: Trine by Eli Fihn

Looking ahead at a 3D film and TV future with Avatar by Alexander Lentjes

Increasing frame rates of liquid crystal displays by Adrian Travis

Showing 3D at trade shows and conferences by Bernard Mendiburu

Perceptual Paradoxes by Ray Zone

The Truth about 3D TV: Questions… by Lenny Lipton

Last Word: Half a century of stereoscopic viewing…by Mike Cook

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 36

June 18, 2009

70 pages

Letter from the publisher: Chainsaws and glasses…

News from around the world: LG, CyberLink, Acer, CEA, NPD Group, Bletchley Park, American Paper Optics, projectiondesign, Fantastic Films International, Magnetic Media Holdings, HELIUM3D, XPAND, Thales Angenieux/Binocle, LEVEL Vision Electronics, PassmoreLab, Quantel/Spatial View, TDVision/Magnum Semiconductor, IMAX, I.E. Effects, Nikola Knezevic, Blu-ray Disc Association, Futuresource Consulting, Digital TV Group, Orange/France Télévisions, ViewSonic, Lightspeed Design/Real D, SENSIO, Dolby, BAFTA, Panasonic, Animusic, Texas Instruments, Ubisoft, Mitsubishi, DIGDIA, Sky, NEC, Alioscopy, Radi Designers, Evans & Sutherland, 3dtv.at, PureDepth, Real D, 3D Film Factory, TMDisplay, and Newsight

SID Display Week Symposium 2009, June 2-5, San Antonio, Texas; Phillip Hill covers papers from Nokia Research Center, National Chiao Tung University/Chung Yuan Christian University/Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Samsung Advanced Institute Technology (SAIT), National Taiwan University, and 3M/Toshiba Matsushita Display Technology Co. 

Dimension 3 International 3D Stereo Forum, June 2-4, 2009, Seine-Saint-Denis, France, Jon Peddie and Kathleen Maher from Jon Peddie Research provide their insight and commentary about the Dimension 3 event in Paris.

You have to find the cracks before you can fill them, Gaming commentary from the Dimension 3 Forum by Neil Schneider

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications Conference, January 19-21, San Jose, California; Phillip Hill covers papers published by SPIE from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Dynamic Digital Depth Research, Durham University (x2), Studio 3D/3D Illustrated, Eindhoven University of Technology/Philips Research Laboratories, Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing (IITB), University of Southampton/Durham University, Curtin University of Technology, Bilkent University, Pavonine Korea, and University of California at Berkeley/Durham University

SID 3D Technology Update for Display Professionals, January 16, Costa Mesa, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations at the SID LA Chapter one-day symposium from Insight Media, UC Berkeley, TDVision Systems, and Agostinelli Inc./RCS

3D Biz-Ex Conference, September 30 – October 1, 2008, Los Angeles, California, Phillip Hill covers presentations from HDMI, SMPTE, and 3D@Home Consortium

Stereo Camera Geometry by Michael Starks

3D game review: Prototype by Eli Fihn

The effect on children of 3D content created by adults for adults by David Seigle

A scientific perceptual basis for stereo display design? by Robert Patterson

“3D HDTV” watch by Andrew Woods

DVD Review: Friday the 13th Part 3 by Greg Kintz, Paramount treads the 3D home video water with an anaglyph 3D video release

Last Word: Reality and Illusion by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 35

April 30, 2009

68 pages

Letter from the publisher: Valentine’s Day…

News from around the world: 3DFusion, Magnetic Media Holdings, Planar, Alioscopy, VR21, JVC, Microsoft/3DV Systems, NEC Electronics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Driving Standards Agency, Sarnoff, Mitsubishi, CEA/ETC, EBU, Sony, Meant to be Seen, Jon Peddie Research, Caustic Graphics, Frantic Films, LEGOLAND Windsor/Real D, Vue Entertainment/Real D, 3DIcon, Canesta, Dassault Systèmes/Barco, InvenSense, Carl Emil Carlsen, BMW, Softkinetic, Inition, Kommerz, Immersion, Khronos Group, Google, CIPA, Stratasys, Omek Interactive, iZ3D, Mechdyne/Scalable Graphics, Mechdyne, California Academy of Sciences/Dolby, Sky, Disney Interactive Studios, Bangor/Bradford/Brighton/York/Warwick Universities, Intermap Technologies, Dolby/International Datacasting Corporation, Panasonic, C-nario/Vizrt, CableLabs, SENSIO/Myvu, Bump Technologies, MicroOLED, AIST, Wagner Media/ColorCode 3-D, Daegu University, University of Tokyo/Hitachi, DreamWorks Animation, Philips, 3Dconnexion, SimCraft, and Bath University

SD&A XX Proceedings, by Andrew Woods, Nick Holliman, and John Merritt

Stereoscopic Displays & Applications Conference, January 19-21, San Jose, California, Phillip Hill covers papers published from RWTH Aachen University/Laser Zentrum Hannover, McGill University, Research Establishment for Applied Science, Polaris Sensor/Concurrent/ARL-HRED, Argonne National Laboratory/Sandia National Laboratories/University of California at Davis/University of Illinois at Chicago/ Qualcomm, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories/Stanford University, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology/ Seiko Epson, Hitachi, HP Lab/University of California/Integrated Systems Development, BBC, Autodesk, TDVision, and NIKFI

3D Biz-Ex Conference, September 30 – October 1, 2008, Los Angeles, California, Phillip Hill covers presentations from Jed Weintrob, Insight Media, Holografika, PassmoreLab, Visumotion, and Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Institute

TriD – intuitive 3D video record and edit on PCs by Michael Starks

Enjoying 3D without glasses by David Seigle

3D game review: Left 4 Dead – Survival DLC by Eli Fihn

Six Days of 3D in Vegas by Chris Chinnock

Stereoscopic movies: conventional wisdom by Lenny Lipton

The Last Word:  It’s okay to be different…by Neil Schneider

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 33+34

Double Issue

February 1, 2009

107 pages

Letter from the publisher: Red Pines…

News from around the world:  Inition, KDDI, GestureTek, Jon Peddie Research, AMD, GroBoto, Mozilla, Carnegie Mellon University, Wargames Factory/SensAble, Intermap Technologies/Sterling-Rice, eMagin, WorldViz/iZ3D, Aptus Games, 3Di, Paul Getty Museum, Organic Motion, 3DinLife, Guinness Book of Records, Doremi Cinema, 3DIcon/ARIA International, Quixel Research, Disney Interactive Studios, PureDepth, Panasonic, National Football League, Sony,/Fox Sports/3ality Digital/Cinedigm Digital Cinema, Autodesk, Eros International, Fox Sports Television Group, Dassault Systèmes/Barco, Barco/Toshiba, Vuzix, Xerox, Meant to be Seen, “Into the Pixel”, Knowledge Adventure/Unity Technologies, Panasonic/XPAND, Seiko Epson, Alioscopy, NEC, RealView 3D, NICT/Victor, NewSight Japan, Panasonic, Meant to be Seen/Hill Thompson, Fujitsu Siemens/AMD, NIST, Doremi/Real D, Samsung, Altera/DDD, SENSIO, IBM, York University, LC-Tec Displays, Real D, iZ3D, Sky TV, Aperio, AMD/iZ3D, Ortery, Dai Nippon Printing, Bayer MaterialScience, Nature, Dr. Robert Gaskell, Dolby, Hitachi/Canesta, Intel/ColorCode,  Stanford University, ViewSonic, Fujitsu, iPerform3D, Samsung/Nvidia, Sony, Google, Washington University, SENSIO/ArcSoft SENSIO/JVC, SENSIO/DVD Forum, TDVision Systems, Nvidia, ITU, DigitalGlobe/AEgis Technologies, Apple, TANDBERG, Minoru, PureDepth, UC San Diego, University of Hertfordshire, Displaybank, and Texas Instruments.

3DX Singapore, November 19-23, 2008, Singapore, Michael Starks offers some of his impressions about the movies shown at the event as well as observations about various challenges facing 3D cinema today

3rd Annual Displaybank San Jose Conference, September 9, 2008, Santa Clara, California; Phillip Hill covers presentations from Displaybank and Zebra Imaging

Displaybank Korea Display Conference, July 2-4, 2008, Seoul, South Korea; Phillip Hill covers talks from Samsung SDI, Kwangwoon University, and Pavonine Korea

3DTV Conference 2008, May 28-30, 2008, Istanbul, Turkey; There were nearly 100 papers at this event. In this third report, Phillip Hill covers the pick with presentations from VICOMTech, Nagoya University, Bilkent University, Koç University, Florida Atlantic University, and National Chiao Tung University/Chung-Hwa Picture Tubes

SID Mid Europe Chapter Spring Meeting 2008, March 13-14, Jena, Germany; Phillip Hill covers this meeting held jointly with Fraunhofer IOF. Presentations from ViALUX, Forth Dimension Displays, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering, HOLOEYE, University of Gent, and Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems

CEA Special Report: “5 Technology Trends to Watch” 2009; Phillip Hill summarizes the touch aspects of this latest Consumer Electronics Association special edition

Dimensionalization by David Seigle

Content you can “almost” touch, “almost” take with you by Andy Marken

Ed’s view - HD3D: It’s coming fast by Ed Milbourn

Stereo displays and cognitive engineering by Robert Patterson

Volumetric displays with auto-stereo pixelation by Adrian Travis

3D displays and the mainstream - 3D comes full circle by Fluppeteer

3D game review: Left 4 Dead by Eli Fihn

Get your $2 worth of 3D by Alexander Lentjes

Divergence and projector alignment by Lenny Lipton

The time is right for a 3D content delivery standard by Aldo Cugnini

The Last Word: Peddie and Schneider duke it out… -- Not the “Last Word”…

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 31+32

Double Issue

October 16, 2008

124 pages

Letter from the publisher: Pyramids...

News from around the world: Julian Beaver,3D Center of Art and Photography, Hyneman and Savage, Paul Friedlander, Olafur Eliasson, 7thSense, GUG Soft, Digital Water Pavilion, Dolby, XpanD, 3D-IO, ICT, NASA, NDS Surgical Imaging/Dome Imaging, InSpeck, Panasonic, CIPA, INFINITT, SENSIO, 3DX-ray, Mercury Computer Systems/nVidia, Creaform/metrologic Group, Luxology, Spatial, Autodesk, i-Fashion/Animetrics, Maxon, Anark, SpaceClaim/Bunkspeed, Autodesk/3D Geo, Simworx, Telefónica/Philips, ExitReality, Stanford, 3-D ImageTek, Evans & Sutherland, Digimation, 3D Systems, Humaneyes/Océ, Post Spectacular, Outer Aspect, Dimension 3D Printing, Dai Nippon Printing, POWERVR, SensAble Technologies, Immersive, Inition, WASP3D, KDDI, University of Toronto, Microsoft, MagicPlay Entertainment, Kaon, 3DIcon, TrueVision Systems, Vireal, IMVIS, MIT, Philips, Novint Technologies, NewTek, Polaris Sensor Technologies, Legend Films, Point Grey Research, Spatial View, MTV Games/Harmonix/ZCorporation, GestureTek/Xpletive, Rockwell Collins, Rosen Aviation/Quantum3D,  Hong Kong Polytechnic University, iZ3D, IMVU, Exciting Technology/University of Connecticut/Air Force Research Laboratory, SceneVision-3D, Christie, James Sears, Pufferfish, Arqiva, FogScreen, Airtight Interactive, Displaybank, LOREO, Insight Media, Designed Products, Peter Coffin/Cinimod Studio, Seiko Epson, iArt3D, Minoru, International Datacasting/Doremi/Sensio/AccessIT, Intermap Technologies/Global Mapper, GDC/RealD, Google Earth, Digini, Dassault Systèmes, sax3D, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Polar Express 3D/Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D, University of Tsukuba, UCSD, Total Immersion/IPG Emerging Media Lab, and See3D/Oncomorph Analysis

EDT/IPT/SIGGRAPH, August 9-15, Los Angeles, California; Mark Fihn summarizes papers from Kommerz, University of Maryland Baltimore County, The University of Electro-Communications, STUDIO Amakawa, and Meats Meier

3DTV Conference 2008, May 28-30, 2008, Istanbul, Turkey; Phillip Hill covers the pick with presentations from Yonsei University/Kangwon National University/Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, KIST, Darmstadt University of Technology, Momentum A/Koç University, IMEC, NICT Universal Media Research Center, The University of Oklahoma-Tulsa, Bilkent University/ITI-CERTH/METU, Infitec, ITRI/National Taiwan University, and KIST

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, January 28-30, San Jose, California; Mark Fihn summarizes papers from Real D, In-Three, Inc., Politecnico di Milano/Universit`a degli Studi di Milano, Sony Pictures Imageworks, SeeReal Technologies GmbH (x2), Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Enxebre Entertainment, NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd., MetroLaser Inc./Wright Patterson AFB, and ITRI/EOL

Interview with Craig Summers from 2D-3D Video

The future of digital 3D projection by Michael Starks

Stereoptiplexer cinema system – “outside-looking-in” by Walter Funk

dioVision stereoskopy: as real as reality by Oliver Robert Heine

3D vision enables everyday devices to “see” by Salih Burak Gokturk, Abbas Rafii, and Carlo Tomasi

Glossary of terms used in 3D post-production by David Seigle

What price 3D? Into the valley of death rode the ®600… by Fluppeteer

Immersion, a reflection… by Wayne Cranton

3D game review: nVidia GeForce GTX 280 by Eli Fihn

First Person Second… by Ted Pollak

The Last Word: 3D to be or not to be by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 29+30

Double Issue

September 25, 2008

100 pages

Letter from the publisher: Big Sky Country...

News from around the world: SIDLA, 3D@Home Consortium, DreamWorks/Intel, Quantel/3ality Digital, Mechdyne, Barco, XPAND, Arqiva, Spatial View, Vuzix, Seeing Machines, TRIDELITY Display Solutions, Autodesk, FUJIFILM, University of Rochester, Immersive Cocoon, Stereo Pictures, UCI, Chela Capital Partners/Planar Systems, ExitReality, Mitsubishi/nVidia, T-WORKS, Cinépolis/RealD, SensAble, RealEyes3D, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Intermap Technologies/G-VR, SENSIO/International Datacasting Corporation, NASA, iZ3D, ELDIM, Fraunhofer ICT, Consumer Electronics Association, SMPTE, Lucid, 3Dconnexion, Johns Hopkins University/Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Lightspeed Design, Dolby, Shapeways, Stratasys, NEC/RealD/Ballantyne/Strong, Da-Lite, Alioscopy, “Journey to the Center of the Earth”, mental images, NewSight, Creaform, Immersion, Khronos Group, MAXON, Real D, SIEL-SATIS-RADIO, UC San Diego, DDD Group/Samsung, Entertainment Technology Center, Digital Illusions, PureDepth, IEEE, Pixelux, Renault/Holografika/Oktal, and Sapphire

3DTV Conference 2008, May 28-30, 2008, Istanbul, Turkey: In this first report Phillip Hill covers the pick with presentations from Tampere University of Technology (FogScreen), University of California (x2), IRISA/INRIA/University of Rennes, Utsunomiya University, KAIST/ETRI, University of Craiova, University of Pennsylvania, University of Amsterdam/Philips Research Laboratories, Tsinghua University (x2), and Mid Sweden University

SID Display Week 2008, 20-23 May, Los Angeles, California: In this third and final report from SID, Phillip Hill covers offerings from Hitachi, Seoul National University/Kyung Hee University, Chungbuk National University/Seoul National University, National Tsing Hua University/ITRI, Light Blue Optics, South East University/Philips Consumer Lifestyle/Philips Research Laboratories, Waseda University/Tokyo Polytechnic University/Tokyo Optometric College/Pioneer, Zhejiang University, and National Chiao Tung University/CPT

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, January 28-30, San Jose, California: Mark Fihn summarizes papers from Eindhoven University of Technology, ETRI, Walt Disney Animation Studio, Curtin University of Technology, and Lightspeed Design

“Behold a Miracle”: the rise and slide of the Nimslo camera by Michael Mullen

Characterization of autostereoscopic 3D displays by Pierre Boher

Eyes tire if focus cues are wrong by Adrian Travis

Motion parallax and stereoscopic displays by Robert Patterson

Interview with Andrew Fear from nVidia

The right horse… by Neil Schneider

3D game review by Eli Fihn

Ray directions - where ray tracing is going by Fluppeteer

3D photography commentaries… by Sheldon Aronowitz

“3D HDTV” watch by Andrew Woods

Fly me to the Moon: a 3D evaluation by Daniel Smith

Classification of plano-stereoscopic displays by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 27+28

Double Issue

June 20, 2008

100 pages

Letter from the publisher: Leading the way: sports broadcasting in 3D…

Roundtable discussion about 3D sporting events… Mike Anastassiou. Fox Sports Network, Paul Carter, Axis Films, Dave Evans, Dallas Mavericks, and David Wooster, Can Communicate talk about the emergence of 3D sporting events

News from around the world: AccessIT, STARFLAG, Harman International/Audi, iZ3D/Smooth Creations, iZ3D/Microsoft, iZ3D, ArtusLabs/Boston University, Infosys, Banbury Museum, nVidia, Ocean Tomo, IGT/PureDepth, University of Bath, Hitachi, NuVision Technologies/X6D, Saint Mary’s University, 3Dims/projectiondesign, EuroTouch Interactive, Markus Gindl, 21st Century 3D, Disney/20th Century Fox/Paramount/Universal, James Cameron, Andrew Woods, SD&A 2008 3D theater, Pixar, DreamWorks, Regal Entertainment Group/Real D, “Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D”, Gina D’s Kids Club, FotoKem/Quantel, Giant Screen Films, Marcus Theaters/XPAND, In-Three, “Monster vs. Aliens”, Disney, George Lucas, Björk, I.E. Effects, “Kung Fu U 3D”, Lionsgate, Ubisoft, Intermap Technologies, Hitta, Google Earth, ETH Zurich, NICT, Philips, CPT, ASUS, Telson, VMJ/Sharp, Zalman, Hyundai, DreamArena at DreamHack, and projectiondesign/Texas Instruments

Dimension3: June 3-5, Chalon-sur-Saône, France

SID Display Week 2008: May 20-23, Los Angeles, California. Phillip Hill covers offerings from SeeReal Technologies, LG Display, PureDepth, University of Arizona/Nitto Denko Technical, Kyung Hee University/Pavonine, National Taiwan University/ITRI, National Tsing Hua University/National Chiao Tung University/AU Optronics Corporation, and ITRI

SID Display Week report by Robert Simpson

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference: January 28-30, San Jose, California. Mark Fihn summarizes papers from Keio University/Aerio/NIAIST/Tokyo University/Dentsu, Nagoya University, NIICT/Kobe University, Research Establishment for Applied Science, University of Tsukuba, Waseda University/University of Helsinki/Nokia, Toshiba, NHK, University of Kentucky, Tampere University, NAMCO BANDAI, Philips Research Group, and Hologlyphics

3D BizEx: September 18-19, 2007, Burlingame, California, Phillip Hill summarizes presentations made by Albany Medical Center, The Colfax Group, Iowa State University, and Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise

Virtual image displays by Adrian Travis

Mobile 3DTV: a just-started project by Atanas Gotchev

The DirectX ceiling is close! by Neil Schneider

3D game review: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King by Eli Fihn

Art imitates life at 3D Visualization Center by Matt Brennesholtz

Ray tracing – myth and magic by Fluppeteer

Wrong, wrong, wrong – myths of stereoscopic filmmaking by Lenny Lipton

The Last Word: The ultimate stereo pair! by Alexander Lentjes

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 25+26

Double Issue

May 30, 2008

105 pages

Letter from the publisher: A journey from Phoenix to home…

News from around the world: Guillaume Reymond, North Korean Mass Games, Marion Bataille, NewSight, Flickr, nVidia/CGSociety, NVISION 08, Imaging Sciences International, Immersion Medical/GMV, Di-O-Matic, XYZ RGB, Leica Geosystems, Autodesk/REALVIZ, DVD Forum, DAZ 3D, TurboSquid, Adobe, Systat Software, Spatial, N-Sided, International Datacasting/Sensio, University College London, The Foundry, 3DX, Gem Design Technologies, Mechdyne/Washington University, Optex/Canesta, Canesta/Softkinetic, Google, And-or, Dimension 3D, DSM Desotech/3D Systems, L-3 Communications, XPAND/NuVision Technologies, Roundhouse/FogScreen, iZ3D, PPC/Philips, VisuMotion/Philips, VisuMotion, Dolby, ProjectionDesign, Magnetic/NEC, Mechdyne, CyberWalk, Stanford University, 3DIcon, Newcastle University, Apple, 3Dconnexion/Second Life, 3Dconnexion, Gendex, MicroEmissive Displays, Rivers Run Red, Tufts University, Stephen Benton, Toppan Printing/Hitachi, Insight Media, 3D@Home Consortium, 3D Consortium, Research and Markets, Fraunhofer Institute, Creaform, Cine-tal/Dolby, Loreo, Telstra, IBM/UCF, SpaceClaim, Hyundai, University of Houston, Stereoscope/Quantel, Real D/SID, Ford/Barco, ELDIM, Topcon, NIST, FARO, ETH Zurich, Samsung, Michael Beech, Toshiba/Magnetic, Phoenix/NASA, Zaragosa Expo, PlaySys, and Mobile 3DTV

SID Display Week 2008: May 20-23, Los Angeles, California. Phillip Hill covers offerings from Sensics, Fraunhofer Institute /Technische Universität Dresden, University of Arizona, Sony, LG Display, AU Optronics, Nokia Research Center, and Light Blue Optics/De Montfort University

“Investigating 3D and Projection Displays” conference: March 11-12, Leicester, England. After an introduction from Robbie Sharpe, Mark Fihn summarizes presentations from Light Blue Optics, Lancaster University, SEOS, Cambridge University, Dimensional Imaging, De Montfort University, Biotronics3D, ST Synergy, and 3DX-Ray Limited

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference: January 28-30, San Jose, California. Mark Fihn summarizes presentations made by Seoul National University, Actuality Medical, Durham University, Nokia Research Center, and Mid Sweden University

Interview with David Naranjo from Mitsubishi, conducted by Neil Schneider

Thoughts on head-tracking… by Adrian Travis

The precision of stereoscopic processing by Robert Patterson

To the power of 3… by Neil Schneider

My 3D experience… by Eli Fihn

Games are big, serious business and super cool!!! by Andy Marken

The positive effect of negative parallax Z-Depth in 3D cinema by Alexander Lentjes

Volumetric special effects by Walter Funk

“3D HDTV” watch by Andrew Woods

StereoData Maker (SDM) – a new solution for 3D digital photography by Andrew Woods

New 3D format dangers lurk by Matt Brennesholtz

Transformative cinema: stereoscopic narrative and the technological paradigm by Ray Zone

What to do about the big screen… by Lenny Lipton

The Last Word: What’s the next important thing in CG? by Jon Peddie

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 23+24

Double Issue

February 17, 2008

101 pages

Letter from the publisher: A journey from Phoenix to home…

News from around the world: Harvard University, Planar, Siemens, University of Calgary, PassmoreLab, Sky-Skan, See3D, E&S, Futuremark, nVidia, Simplay Labs, NTT Comware, Samsung, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Pavonine, SPECTRONIQ 3-D, 3DIcon, University of Arizona, Unicast, SenseGraphics, Vuzix, Sensio, Delphi, Imagination Technologies, Texas Instruments, Sandio, Adobe, Forterra, Gasabo 3D Design, Jon Peddie Research, GUG Soft, Library of Congress, Blizzard Entertainment, SpaceClaim, Unigine, Julian Beaver, StereoVision, Realscan 3D, National Geographic Entertainment/Best Buy, DDD, StereoVision/Capitol Films, Stereo Vision/CPT Holdings, IMAX, IMAX/Warner Bros., Autodesk, Sundance Film Festival, Disney, DreamWorks Animation/IMAX, Bits and Pieces, Berezin Studios, Outer Aspect, HumanEyes, DMTV/Imagine, SpaceClaim, RedEye RPM, Konica Minolta/SensAble Technologies, Objet Geometries, 3D Systems, Stratasys, 3DV systems, Technest Holdings, Dai Nippon Printing, FogScreen, Spatial View/ASCON, Bauhaus-University Weimar, 3D Center of Art and Photography, Electric Rain, Gavin Brock, DigitalGlobe, Making Virtual Solid, and concept3D

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications 2008 Conference: January 28-30, San Jose, California: This year’s Stereoscopic Displays and Applications conference had its highest attendance ever. This article provides some selected highlights and news about the conference just gone -- by Andrew Woods

S3D-Today+ Conference: November 27-29, 2007, Munich, Germany: Phillip Hill covers presentations from the 3D Competence Center, 3dtv.at, Infitec, Insight Media, Dolby, European Space Agency, Sensio and KUK FilmProduktion

DisplaySearch 5th Annual HDTV Conference: October 10-11, Los Angeles, California: At DisplaySearch’s annual conference about the HDTV industry, most of the talk was about the HD-DVD vs. Blu-ray battle and competition between gaming consoles. There was very little discussion about 3D.  Texas Instruments did provide an update about DLP-based 3D HDTV devices.

3D Biz-Ex: September 18-19, 2007, Burlingame, California: In this second installment, Mark Fihn summarizes presentations made by Holografika, Light Blue Optics, Insight Media, DDD, Mitsubishi, and Sensio.

3DTV CON 2007: May 7-9, Kos Island, Greece: In this fourth and final report on this IEEE conference on capture, transmission and display of 3D video, Phillip Hill covers presentations from MPI Informatik, University of Surrey/BBC Research, CIRA, M.E.T.U./Informatics and Telematics Institute, University of Pennsylvania, and Bogazici University

Interview with Manuel Gutierrez of TDVision

3D and videoconferencing by Adrian Travis

Visual channels and dynamic stereopsis by Robert Patterson

Bioshock S-3D review by Neil Schneider

The 100 greatest 3D movies/“3D HDTV” watch by Andrew Woods

How long before we see 3DTV at home? by Bernard Mendiburu

3D Home Consortium meeting develops action plan

SpectronIQ moves 3DTV closer to the goal by Art Berman

Making 3D a commercial business by Charlotte Jones

3D zooms by Lenny Lipton

The Last Word: U23D signals the evolution of motion pictures by Nick Dager

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 21+22

Double Issue

November 28, 2007

105 pages

Letter from the publisher: Samsung, Grendel and Inakadate…

News from around the world: Julian Oliver, University of North Carolina, PokeScope, USGS, StereoEye, DDD, Magnetic Media Holdings/CI-Lumen, AccessIT/SENSIO, SENSIO, SENSIO/Mitsubishi,

University of Rochester, Philips, Disney, TRIDIX, PassmoreLab, Luxology/Pixar Animation Studios, REAL D, Dolby, IMAX/Warner Bros. Pictures, IMAX, DreamWorks Animation, Adirondack Pictures, Academy Foundation, Tim Burton, Thomas Jane, ColorCode 3D, Nariomaru, Christie, RMH, Minimaforms, University of Louisiana/Christie, IBM/Second Life, CASA, 3DNPVEI, Kinset/Brookstone, nVidia, Mechdyne/Iowa State University, Penn State University/Bitmanagement, Panoram, 3D perception, Mercury Computer Systems, EON Reality/projectiondesign, MPRI, Globe4D, NASA, Emdigo, Games Academy of Germany, NaturalMotion, Intermap Technologies, Intergraph, Google, CASA, “Metaverse Roadmap”, Away3D, Caro d’Offay Gallery, Damien Doumax, Crea Composite, SD&A, Magic Eye, ITRI, 3D Center of Art and Photography, National Graphics, Adobe, JPR, Octaga, Lattice Technology, Animetrics, Novint Technologies/TigerDirect, Novint/Merscom, UK Haptics, FARO, Toyota/Dassault, Frost & Sullivan, QuVIS, Visbox, Spatial View, TrueVision, Vuzix, eMagin, InvenSense, 3DIcon, FogScreen/PlayMotion, Demicron/Donya Research, Stargate Digital/Cinital, Microsoft, SimHQ, Anark, and Autodesk

3D Biz-Ex: September 18-19, 2007, Burlingame, California: In this first installment, Mark Fihn summarizes presentations made by Philips, GGT Consultants, Newsight, MTBS, Edge 3 Technologies, Sony, Insight Media, Real D, In Three, Dolby, Paramount, and DreamWorks Animation.

S3D Basics+ Conference: 28-29 August 2007, Berlin, Germany: In this second and final report, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the University of Applied Arts Vienna, Insight Media, 3D-Competence-Center, Syn4D, and VisuMotion

10th Asian Symposium on Information Display: 2-3 August, Singapore: Phillip Hill took a turn round this recent event and came across an interesting presentation related to 3D from De Montfort University, Heinrich Hertz Institute, Light Blue Optics and Sharp Laboratories of Europe

Society for Information Display 2007 Symposium: May 20-25, Long Beach, California: In this third and final report from the principal event of the year, Phillip Hill covers presentations from the University of Central Florida/AC Materials, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Hitachi Displays, and the University of Central Florida

3DTV CON 2007: 7-9 May, Kos Island, Greece:

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications 2007 Conference: January 29-31, San Jose: In this third report on this IEEE conference on capture, transmission and display of 3D video, Phillip Hill covers presentations from University of Tsukuba, Université de Cergy-Pontoise/Université P.M. Curie, Philips Research Europe, Chang Gung University/Qualcomm, Hewlett-Packard/University of California/ISD, Technische Universität Berlin/Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, BIAS/VEW, ZESS, and ZGDV

Interview with Edward Buckley of Light Blue Optics

Informational content in a three-dimensional image by Adrian Travis

Dynamic disparity processing by Robert Patterson

Birth of a myth: the restoration of “HONDO” by Bob Furmanek and Jack Theakston

Embedding depth cues in 2D images by Paul Darbee and Larry Pace

The end of the beginning by Bruce Berkoff

3D DLP HDTV watch by Andrew Woods

Are we there yet? by Alan Jones

My uncle’s computer, Amiga and S-3D by Neil Schneider

The Last Word: How I got started in stereo by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 20

September 11, 2007

100 pages

Letter from the publisher: A different perspective…

News from around the world: Acacia Research, ITRI, Jon Peddie Research, Ozaktas and Onural, Philips, Philips/eventIS, iZ3D, Fraunhofer Research, SD&A 2007, Hitachi, NTT, Novint Technologies, Mova/Gentle Giant Studios, Image Metrics, DAVID-Laserscanner, Breuckmann, Fraunhofer, NRL/UVL, Anteryon, Ramboll, University of Tokyo, MIT, DNP/Sony, Carl Zeiss, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, AIST, IMAX 3D, “Beowulf”, REAL D, “Monsters vs. Aliens”, “Sea Monsters", 3D Entertainment, Lightspeed Design/DeepSea Ventures, Kinepolis/Dolby, Eclipse 3D Systems, Pace/Quantel, 3ality Digital, Kerner, nWave, ANDXOR/The Light Millennium, Reallusion/DAZ 3D, Barco, Hang Zhou World, IBM, USGS, StereoEye, Laurent Laveder, NASA, Globe4D, Microsoft/NASA, Google Earth, Virtual Earth, Georgia Institute of Technology/Microsoft Research, AMRADNET/MedView, GAF/Intermap, Immersive Media, ComputaMaps, RabbitHoles/XYZ Imaging, Virtual Images/Kodak, 3D Systems, HumanEyes, National Graphics/Sports Image International, 3D Center of Art and Photography, University of Weimar, RTT, nVidia, e frontier/N-Sided, TI/DDD, Samsung/DDD, DDD, Barco/Medicsight, Intuitive Surgical/Christie, Viking Systems, DAZ 3D, Ecma International, Dassault Systèmes/Seemage, NaturalMotion, Sony/mental images, Autodesk/Skymatter, Luxology, Lockheed Martin/3Dsolve, Dan Lejerskar, EON Reality

S3D Basics+ Conference: August 28-29, 2007, Berlin, Germany:  Blue Frames Media, Advanced Micro Devices, BrainLAB, Infitec, and Spatial View

Society for Information Display 2007 Symposium: May 20-25, Long Beach, California:  Samsung SDI, Communications Research Centre Canada, Philips Research Laboratories, and SeeReal

International Workshop on 3D Information Technology: May 15, 2007, Seoul, Korea

3DTV CON 2007: May 7-9, Kos Island, Greece:  Monash University, Middle East Technical University/STM Savunma Teknolojileri Muhendislik ve Ticaret, ATR/University of Tsukuba, Tampere University of Technology, Momentum, Yonsei University, University of Rome, University of Oulu, and two from Tel-Aviv University

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications 2007 Conference: January 29-31, San Jose: Ocuity, NEC, Dynamic Digital Depth, Philips Research (x2), Boston University, Eindhoven University of Technology, LG.Philips LCD, Hitachi, Ltd., and the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology.

Interview with Greg Truman from ForthDD

Interview with Ian Underwood from MED

Shoveling Data by Adrian Travis

3D camera for medicine and more by Matthew Brennesholtz

3D isn’t so easy by Chris Chinnock

Selling to the market for 3D LCD displays… by Jim Howard

3D maps – a matter of perspective? by Alan Jones

PC vs. Console – Has the mark been missed? by Neil Schneider

3D DLP HDTVs – all is revealed! by Andrew Woods

The Last Word: How things get invented by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 19

June 30, 2007

62 pages

Letter from the publisher: Long skinny books and 3DTV…

News from around the world: National Academy of Sciences Gallery, Innolab, Unforgettable Stereoscopic 3D, James Sears, USC Institute, University of Calgary, Hokkaido University, California State University, LITE, Desktop Factory, Mitsubishi, Laserium, Duke University, Night at the Museum, BGS and Virtalis, UGS, Microsoft Live Labs, IMAX, Jen Stark, Planar Systems/Leica Geosystems, Cleveland Cavaliers, 3D Center of Art and Photography, Genex Technologies, FogScreen, National Graphics, Xtreme Graphics/Virtual Images Unlimited, Doremi Labs, Christie, Dimension 3D, IBM/Projectiondesign, Kopin, HDNet, CSIRO/ETRI, Meant to be Seen, NaturalMotion, U2, Kodak/3ality Digital/Real D, Jon Peddie Research, PicturePhone/TelePresence Tech, Lightspeed Design, Google, Global Imagination, HumanEyes Technologies/Caldera Graphics, VRAC, Pufferfish, IRIDAS, EON Reality/SiMT, Motion Picture Laboratories, Microsoft/Intermap Technologies, PureDepth/Samsung, Viking Systems, JMAR/AIST, Philips, 3Dconnexion, Point Grey Research, Dassault Systèmes/Microsoft, Dassault Systèmes/Allegorithmic, IBM/Dassault Systèmes, MacNaughton, EON Reality, 3DLABS/Grandeye, 3DLABS Semiconductor, SENSIO/KORD, QinetiQ, Tobii, Pavonine/Spatial View, 3dMD, DAZ 3D, Autodesk, Luxology, Barco, Ames Laboratory, Cedara Software, and Mechdyne

Society for Information Display 2007 Symposium, May 20-25, Long Beach, California: Philips Research, Nokia Research Center, and Kyung Hee University/Pavonine/Moxtek,

Korea Int’l Broadcast, Audio & Lighting Equipment Show, May 15-18, 2007, Seoul, Korea: Andrew Woods summarizes stereoscopic 3D items at KOBA 2007

3DTV CON 2007, 7-9 May, Kos Island, Greece: University of Coimbra/Deutsche Telekom, BBC/University of Surrey, Holografika, MERL, Ghent University, Tampere University of Technology, Mid Sweden University, Bremer Institut für Angewandte Strahltechnik, and University of Ottawa

Interview with Jason Goodman from 21st Century 3D

Will Web 3.0 be in 3D? by Arthur Berman

Volumetric cinematography: the world is no longer flat by Steve Perlman

A new approach to electro-holography for TV and projection displays by Armin Schwerdtner, Ralf Häussler, and Norbert Leister

The development of human stereopsis by Robert Patterson

Samsung stereoscopic HDTVs – more information by Andrew Woods

The Last Word: Peregrinations from SID… by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 18

April 29, 2007

71 pages

Letter from the publisher: Handimals…

Veritas et Visus at SID 2007: Visit us at Booth #1932

News from around the world: Damien Doumax, “electric moOns”, Barco, MEW/Dassault, University of Western Australia, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Panoram/3D Perception, James Sears, Iowa State University, Actuality Systems, MIT, Aristotle University, Columbia University, Microsoft Research, 3DIcon/University of Oklahoma, University of Toronto, Solid-Look, SeeFront, Pavonine, Zalman, PureDepth, Breuckmann, iGames/iZ3D, Caligari/Renderosity, “Pop-Up 3D”, ProLogic/Immersive, TDVision, VCRO, Inca Digital/HumanEyes, 3D Systems, Popims, Microsoft, 3Dconnexion/Adobe, Hothouse, 3D Center, Microsoft Live Labs, Magic Cube 4D, “Unforgettable Stereoscopic 3D”, NASA, STEREO, Virtual Images, ESA, INNOCOM, REAL D/ColorLink, ARTVPS, Sandio, Medicaa/eMagin, N-Sided, Bioscrypt, Lattice Technology, Duke University, NewTek, VisuMotion, IMAX, DCI, Stereo Vision, 3ality, DreamWorks, “Meet The Robinsons”, IMAX/Warner Bros., Genemation, 3Dsolve, MTBS, Empire State Building, Adam and Eve Hotel, RadTIME, GEC, UGS, Polhemus, Vital Images, Technest Holdings,  Bitmanagement Software, SENSIO/JVC, Khronos/Web3D Consortium, Reallusion, Stratasys, DSM Somos, Philips/Deutsche Telekom, GEOSPAN, TRIDELITY, Panorama Labs, De Montfort University, FARO Technologies, Virtual Images, Spatial View/VisuMotion, JPR

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference XVIII, 29-31 January 2007, San Jose

  +  Rochester Institute of Technology: A Novel Triangulation Method for Building Parallel-Perspective Stereo Mosaics

  +  Communications Research Centre Canada: Surrogate depth maps for stereoscopic imaging: different edge types

  +  University of Southern California: Object-based disparity adjusting tool for stereo panoramas

  +  Communications Research Centre Canada: View generation for 3D-TV using image reconstruction…

  +  Boston University / CRCC: Spline-based intermediate view reconstruction

  +  Real D: Vertical Surround Parallax Correction

  +  Durham University / University of Southampton: Comparison of Depth Perception on Desktop 3D Displays

  +  Eindhoven University of Technology / Philips: Visual Discomfort in Stereoscopic Displays: A Review

  +  University of Tsukuba: MOEVision: Simple Multiview Display with Clear Floating Image

S3D International Conference and Exhibition, 27-28 November, Munich, Germany: De Montfort University, German Aerospace Center, Virtual Experience, and Namco Bandai Games

Interview with Ron Buck from TYZX

Interview with Mark Lucente from Zebra Imaging

Stealing stereo from Bird’s Eye Views by John Merritt

Switchable 2D/3D displays by Adrian Travis

Binocular rivalry and head-worn displays by Robert Patterson

Samsung releases stereoscopic DLP HDTVs by Andrew Woods

3D going mainstream in sports and cinema by Matt Brennesholtz

The new Matrix by Andy Marken

The Last Word: Autostereoscopic anaglyphs by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 17

March 8, 2007

56 pages

Letter from the publisher: A day with my son…

News from around the world: James Sears, Zelitt, Polar Rose, QuadriSpace, Interscope/James Cameron, Ghost Rider, National Geographic, Tool, University of Tokyo, Laser Magic, Wondertouch, Spiral Scratch, 10 billion pennies, Google Earth, Acacia Research, VCRO, Actuality Systems, Sports Illustrated, FogScreen/Victoria’s Secret, STEREO, 3D Center of Art and Photography, Charles Csuri, Mark Newbold, REAL D, Disney, Pokescope, IMAX, 3DScience, NBA, Visual Industries, 3DIcon/University of Oklahoma, National Graphics, TeraRecon, NaturalMotion/Rockstar Games, ABI Research, Intermap Technologies/Microsoft, Neurok Optics/Chi Mei Optoelectronics, Neil Schneider Productions/iZ3D, Ascension Technology, Bioscrypt/A4Vision, COSMOS, Dassault Systèmes, Immersive Display, FogScreen, SolidWorks, Ocuity, Intermap, Jon Peddie Research, Toyota/Musion, Eurotech, Dimension, Aero Simulation/Quantum3D, Siemens/UGS, ColorLink, NewTek/British Library, eMagin, 3D Systems, Design Dynamics/Stratysys, Fraunhofer, Korry Electronics/Anark/Boeing, PACUR, EON Reality/LBX, HumanEyes, Panorama Labs, Popims, Imaging3/Oregon Health & Science University, 21st Century 3D, nVidia, VTT, Avid Technology/Electronic Arts, MAXON, EI Technology, Inition, Autodesk, Reallusion/Skype,

Thought about “Santa Claus and the 3D Disconnect” by Mark Fihn

Visual accommodation and human stereopsis by Robert Patterson

3D Keyhole Surgery by Adrian Travis

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference XVIII, 29-31 January 2007, San Jose

  +  Introduction to the SD&A by Andrew Woods

  +  Review of 1st eight presentations by Mark Fihn

  +  3D Displays: On the Cusp by Art Berman

  +  The Last Word: 26 years without a break by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 16

January 18, 2007

 51 pages

Letter from the publisher: 3D display marketing… “Improbable”

News from around the world: OGC/Web3D Consortium, James Sears, Sam Wintermute, NASA, Paul Friedlander, Heineken, NASA STEREO, Dmytry Lavrov, 3D Center of Art and Photography/David Lee, Animal Logic, MindSpace Solutions, Technical University of Braunschweig, Direct Dimensions, Google Earth, Microsoft, Linden Lab, Chen Lin He, Nike Savvas, SpectronIQ/Kerner Optical, Spatial View/Big I Entertainment, Intermap Technologies, Viking Systems, SENSIO Technologies/Evolution Group, REAL D, EON Reality, James Cameron, NaturalMotion, Right Hemisphere, PureDepth/Sanyo, HEADPLAY, Polhemus, DDD/Orange, TrueVision Systems, DDD/Arisawa, Philips, Neurok Optics, Xilinx, MPRI, VisBox, Intrepid Defense, Leica Geosystems, e frontier, WorldViz/Sensics, North Korea, 3Dconnexion, VRCO, Pegasus Imaging, Ford

S3D International Conference and Exhibition, 27-28 November, Munich, Germany: Lutz Mohr and Bob Raikes cover the conference with presentations from the German Aerospace Center, 3D Consortium, Pavonine, SeeFront, Tridelity Display Solutions, Infitec, Seiko Epson, Meko, European Space Agency, 3D Image Processing, and 3dtv.at

3D Workshop, US Display Consortium/Insight Media, 16 November, San Francisco: Presentations from Insight Media, Washington State University, Real D, Philips 3D Solutions, and Planar Systems

Revolutionaries and evolutionaries by Adrian Travis

2007 Joint 33rd NSA Convention and 16th ISU Congress, 10-17 July, Boise, Idaho: David Kesner previews this upcoming conference

Stereoanomaly by Robert Patterson

“The Theory of Stereoscopic Transmission” by Andrew Woods

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference XVIII, 29-31 January 2007, San Jose: A preview of all the presentations and events

Rebuilding the Z-axis: stereo conversion of motion pictures by Ray Zone

The Last Word: “A Crowning Realism: Origins of the Stereoscopic Camera, 1838-1952”: Lenny Lipton presents his thoughts about Ray Zone’s book to be published later this year

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 15

December 14, 2006

 54 pages

Letter from the publisher: Shadows of a time gone by…

News from around the world: James Sears, James Clar, Solid FELIX, NICT/Kobe University, Nevercenter, 3DV, JPR, Softimage, Duke, RealViz, Microsoft Live Labs, Microsoft, 3D Center of Art and Photography/John Hart, Imaging3, Marshall Space Flight Center, DoxPara Research, NASA/French Jason-1, Google vs. Microsoft, State of Pennsylvania, Computamaps, Whirlpool, MIT, Lifemode Interactive, Zygote Media, University of Washington, UCLA, In-Three, Industrial Research, Buffalo, QinetiQ, London University/Virtalis, Hoag Hospital/Viking, Moog/Anark 3D, 3D Perception/VDC Display Systems, Reallusion/Nokia, 3D/Morph/GAM, Intergraph, Digimation, Lattice Technology/Condesign, NASA, Spatial View Healthcare, Imaging Sciences International, SENSIO, Sanyo/PureDepth, VIU, Siemens, Canesta, Quantum3D/Sensics, Quantum3D/US Navy, SoftPixel, IDEAL, 3D Systems, Joe Zeff Design, NewTek, Eyeliner, Philips, Inition, Right Hemisphere, Caligari, 3Dconnexion/Google Earth, Dassault Systèmes, Quest3D, Innovative Software, 3DLABS, Carmike Cinema/Real D, HumanEyes Technologies, Autodesk/Microsoft, Mechdyne

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, 16-18 January, San Jose, California

  + Final sessions from Tokyo University, Kwangwoon University, KBS, and J. Stefan Institute/IN3D

3D Workshop, US Display Consortium/Insight Media, 16 November, San Francisco

  + Presentations from Insight Media, the Web3D Consortium, RealD, DDD and 3ality

Stereoscopic image pair formats by Andrew Woods

SD&A 2007 Conference by Andrew Woods

Free space 3D by Adrian Travis

Stereo displays and cue conflict by Robert Patterson

Stereoscopic displays: yesterday, today and tomorrow… by Lenny Lipton

The Last Word: Do Stonehenge and 3D have anything in common? by Alan Jones

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 14

November 6, 2006

 56 pages

Letter from the publisher: Grandpa remembers; remembering Grandpa…

News from around the world: NASA, SENSIO, NOAA/Aimee Weber Studio, MirScope, Sensorama, Spatial View/Deutsche Telekom, Zoomquilt, Modulorbeat, Stanza, ParallelGraphics, Paul Friedlander, Glofab, Jonathan Schipper, Polhemus/Carnegie Mellon Center, “Bird Island”, Right Hemisphere/Adobe, CG2, viZoo, Zebra Imaging, XYZ Imaging, DNP, Siemens, 3M/Brontes Technologies, Viking Systems, Samsung, Neovision Labs, NTT DoCoMo/Tokyo University, LG Electronics, Beowulf, The Nightmare Before Christmas, In-Three, IMAX, Maxon/Imageworks, Immersive Media, Sky Plaza 4D, James Cameron/Rogue Pictures, U2, TIGI Bed Head, BBC Radio/David Burder, 3D Center of Art and Photography, Sensics, Hangzhou 3D World Photographic Equipment Co., Breuckmann, DDD, Pokescope, PureDepth/International Game Technology, UCL, Arius3D, Bilkent University, Intermap Technologies/Siemens VDO, Intermap Technologies/IFSAR, Christie, Massachusetts General Hospital, University of Munster, AMD/ATI Technologies, 3DIcon/University of Oklahoma, Gandinnovations/HumanEyes Technologies, Microsoft/DAT/EM Systems, 5DT, efrontier, ASSIMILATE/Cobalt Entertainment, Lifemode Interactive/Research Machines, DAZ Productions, 3D Nature/Google Earth

Multi-spectral ColorComb eyewear from ColorLink by Phillip Hill

ADEAC, 23-26 October, Atlanta, Georgia

  + Summaries from Planar Systems and Chalmers University/National Chiao Tung University

Society for Information Display Symposium 2006, 4-9 June, San Francisco, California

  + Summaries from Seoul National University, and Chiao Tung University/AU Optronics

From the Cracker Jack box to mainstay advertising by Barry Johnson

GameCity: Interactive Entertainment Festival by Wayne Cranton

The more frames (per second) the better by Andrew Woods

How to make money in 3D… by Matt Brennesholtz

Interview with Brett Bryars of the USDC

More on wide field of view holograms by Adrian Travis

The Last Word: The medium of 3D cinema by Lenny Lipton

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 13

September 28, 2006

58 pages

Letter from the publisher: Binocular vision...

News from around the world: USDC/Insight Media, Mobile 3D Graphics, SENSIO Technologies/JVC, FogScreen, 3D Center of Art and Photography, Berezin Studios, Julian Beever, Ski.com, Solid Terrain Modeling, Google, Outer Aspect, World 3D Film Expo II, Warner Bros, Visual Industries, University of Buffalo, NASA, Delft University of Technology, New York University, Interactive Digital Center Consortium, EON Reality, Microsoft, Tyzx, Tyzx/IMA, Neochroma, RSNA, Jon Peddie Research, Global Industry Analysts, Popims, Z Corporation, Crosslinks/Erasmus, A4Vision, VRex, Fakespace, Dimension Technologies, Danube Panorama Project, PureDepth, Christie/LITE, Point Grey Research, Philips, Cyviz, digital IMAGE, EON Reality/Navigator Development Group, Honda/Canesta, Columbia University/Graz University/Ubisense, ASUS/nVidia, Viking Systems/Fortec Medical, Spatial View/SeeFront, NewTek, MGA, AGEIA Technologies/RAD Game Tools, QuadriSpace, Simworx, Zuken, Khronos, Content Paradise, Positron Corporation, CEI, Luxology, Paralumino Creative Studios, Autodesk, Lattice Technology

Society for Information Display Symposium 2006, 4-9 June, San Francisco

  + Phillip Hill summarizes presentations from Seoul National University, Philips Research Laboratories, and Sanyo Epson Imaging Devices

6th International Meeting on Information Display & 5th International Display Manufacturing Conference, 22-25 August 2006, Daegu, South Korea

  + Andrew Woods reports on stereoscopic related papers from IMID/IDMC 2006 conference and exhibition: Summaries from Waseda University, Curtin University of Technology, Hanyang University/Samsung Electronics, Samsung SDI, Seoul National University, LG.Philips LCD/LG Electronics, KIST, and Kangwon National University

The K-IDS Three-Dimensional Display Workshop 2006, 21 August, Seoul National University

  + Andrew Woods summarizes presentations from NHK Labs, Curtin University of Technology, and Hanyang University

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, 16-18 January, San Jose

  + Mark Fihn summarizes the presentation from Vav Consulting/Fergason Patent Properties

Interview with Gregg Favalora of Actuality Systems

The Virtual Minster by Wayne Cranton

What about 3D cameras? by Adrian Travis

The World 3D Film Expo by Lenny Lipton

The Last Word: A dear old lady becomes a young diva by Lutz Möhr

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 12

August 23, 2006

47 pages

Letter from the publisher: Gaga over Google Earth...

News from around the world: Stereovision Imaging. OpenGL Architecture Review Board, Web3D Consortium, NHK, Curtin University, goFLYING, Columbia Pictures/IMAX, 3D Center of Art and Photography, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Dolby Laboratories/Infitec, Julian Beever, H. W. Sands/Paradigm Solutions, Inventec/Spatial View, Spatial View/Centre for Arts and Technology, wondertouch, TS3D, JPR, REAL D, Up Denali 3D, NASA, ASTM, DKE/EON Reality, World 3D Expo II, Z Corp, Provision, Direct Source Marketing, QinetiQ, DDD, Holografika, Barco, Dextroscope, CSIRO, Global Imagination, NewTek, Contour, REALVIZ, Noesis Interactive, nVidia, Microsoft, Nevercenter, NaturalMotion, Maxon, Autodesk, QuadriSpace, Ansoft Corporation, HumanEyes, Digimation, DAZ Productions, Softimage, Luxology, Pictometry/Harris Corporation, BAE Systems, 3Dconnexion

Society for Information Display Symposium 2006, 4-9 June, San Francisco

  + Ocuity: Resolution Artifacts in Multi-View Autostereoscopic 2D/3D Displays

  + Seoul National University: Continuous-Depth-Enhanced Integral Imaging using Multi-Layered Display Devices

  + Zhejiang University: Computer-Generated Hologram of Full Parallax using a White Light Source and LCDs

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference 2006, 16-18 January 2006, San Jose

  + Waseda University, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, LET'S Corporation, Chukyo TV Broadcasting Corporation: Ergonomic Evaluation System for Stereoscopic Video Production

  + Osaka City University, Hiroshima Institute of Technology: Wide-viewing-angle Three-dimensional Display System using HOE Lens Array

  + Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Communications Research Centre Canada: Depth Maps Created from Blur Information Using Images with Focus at Near and at Far

  + Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute,  Institute of Science and Technology: Depth Map-based Disparity Estimation Technique using Multi-view and Depth Camera

  + North Carolina State University: A Uniform Metric for Anaglyph Calculation

  + University of Tokyo: Multiview autostereoscopic display with double-sided reflecting scanning micro-mirrors

  + Seoul National University: A Depth-enhanced Floating Display System Based on Integral Imaging

  + KBS, TVLogic: Development of the Real-Time Stereoscopic Error Corrector and Convergence Controller

The stereo camera phone by Ken Burgess

Google Earth in real-time stereoscopic 3D by Julien Flack

There’s consolidation, and then there’s consolidation by Jon Peddie

Longing for a flat scanner by Adrian Travis

The Last Word: Thinking too much hurts...by Chris Williams

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 11

July 20, 2006

38 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Thoughts in 3D from SID…

News from around the world:

3D Center of Art and Photography, DDD, REAL D, Army Corps of Engineers, Sensics/Direct Dimensions, DAZ Productions, Barco, Night of the Living Dead 3D, Artlantis, NASA, Magic Eye, Blue Mountain, Solid Terrain Modeling, Paradigm/Earth Decision, Superman Returns, ARTVPS, Eurotech, Carnegie Mellon, SENSIO/Universal, Google/Tour de France linkage. Samsung SDI, PureDepth, Novint, Ocuity, Planar, eMagin/V3i, Mechdyne/Northrop Grumman, Spatial View/Intrasense, EON Reality/Christie, Kaon Interactive, Philips, UK Haptics/Reachin Technologies, 3Dconnexion, TomTec Imaging Systems, SolidWorks, Strata, Agilent, Dassault Systèmes, Bentley Systems/Google. Autodesk/Google, Microsoft/EON Reality, DigiGear

Society for Information Display Symposium 2006: 4-9 June, San Francisco

  + Nokia: Novel diffractive optical components for near-to eye displays

  + University of California: Achieving near-correct focus cues using multiple image planes

  + Samsung SDI: An autostereoscopic display employing a time division parallax barrier

  + Taiwan University/ITRI: A minimum dispersion stereoscopic rear projection display

  + Pavonine/Kyung Hee University: A wire grid stereoscopic display

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference: 16-18 January, San Jose

  + Hitachi: Integral Videography of High-Density Light Field with Spherical Layout Camera Array

  + NHK: Imaging properties of microlens arrays for integral imaging system

  + Seoul National University: Comparative study on 3D-2D convertible integral imaging systems

  + Sun Advanced Engineering: Application of 3DHiVision: A system with a new 3D HD-Renderer

  + Sony: A method for the real-time construction of a full parallax light field

  + Kanagawa Institute of Technology: Simulation of 3-D image depth perception on 3-D display using two stereoscopic displays at different depths

  + PolarScreens/NuVision: Innovative Stereoscopic Display using variable polarized angle

  + UCSB/FogScreen/Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan: A Novel Walk-through 3D Display

  + University of Pittsburgh: Real-time stereographic display of volumetric datasets in radiology

Google Earth in stereoscopic 3D by Andrew Woods 

The Last Word: Windows Vista for 3D by Alan Jones

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 10

June 2, 2006

42 pages

Letter from the publisher:  A look at Oscar Reutersvärd, the precursor to Escher, the artist of the impossible

News from around the world: 3D Consortium, Sensics/University of Michigan, Lucasfilm/mental ray, DAT/EM Systems/PCI Geomatics, Dassault/MatrixOne, Total Film, PureDepth/Sanyo Electric, 3D Systems Corporation/Symyx Technologies, JAXA, Dimension 3D Printing, ASTM, Google, 3D Center of Art and Photography, JPR, AIST, Christie, Kowon, 3001 AD, CyberWalk, Sandio Technology, British Geological Survey/Virtalis, eMagin, Micro Vision Systems, Immersive Media, HP Labs, A4 Vision/Fastcom Technology, Fakespace, DDD/Ocuity/TI, USC, ParallelGraphics/ESA, 

Northrop Grumman, Unfolding Space, Fakespace, NIST, Corel, Gugila, Pyramid Vision, QuadriSpace, Kaon Interactive, Quantum3D

The evolution of 3D graphics hardware in the mainstream computer experience: Geoff Walker attends a panel session on Windows Vista at the WinHEC conference last month

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, 16-18 January, San Jose

  + Technical University of Berlin: Anisotropic scene geometry resampling for 3D TV

  + MPI/MERL/MIT: Distributed rendering for multiview parallax displays

  + University of Cambridge: Viewing zones required for head-tracked displays

  + NewSight: Multiview LCD wall system

  + Toshiba: Flatbed-type display system and its image format for encoding

  + SeeReal: Autostereoscopic 3D display

  + Chiba University: Autostereoscopic display system for remote manipulation

  + Holografika: The HoloVizio system

  + Nagoya University: Ray-space acquisition and reconstruction within cylindrical space

  + University of Tsukuba: Combining volumetric edge display and multiview display

  + Tokyo UaT: 72-directional display having VGA resolution for high-appearance

  + University of Southern California: Adaptive parallax control for multi-view panoramas

Underwater stereo video for offshore oil and gas applications by Andrew Woods

An interview with David Chenault of Polaris Sensor Technologies

The trouble with lenses, by Adrian Travis

The Last Word: A tech-fest or an emerging market, by Alan Jones

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 9

May 8, 2006

44 pages

Letter from the publisher: Checking out Dundee

News from around the world: Sheldon Zelitt, DarbeeVision, “Superman Returns”, 3D Center of Art and Photography, Spatial View/SeeFront, “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, Advance Nanotech/CAPE, ATI Technologies/Nokia, National Graphic/Rolling Stone Magazine, “The Incredible Hulk”, HOPV, Dimension 3, “Tool”, Barco, World 3-D Film Expo II, Simworx, Novint Technologies, The Sharper Image/Icuiti, A4Vision, DDD Group/Ocuity, eMagin/Sensics, Technest Holdings, Komamura, Neurok Optics, 3D Systems, PureDepth, ColorLink,dep3D, SpatiaLight Super 3DStation. MDI Security Systems, Silicon Graphics/Erasmus, Dimensional Studios, Bauhaus University, Viking Systems, 3DIcon/University of Oklahoma. Polhemus/ISCAN, NUR Macroprinters/HumanEyes, Genex Technologies, Fakespace, Evans & Sutherland, TeraRecon, Planar Systems/ATI, Iris International, Imaging3/Dominion, Wondertouch, Vital Images, TomTec Imaging Systems, GeoSpatial Experts, ParallelGraphics, DAZ Productions/Eovia Corporation, Google, Pyramid Vision, StellarRAD Systems/Autodesk, NewTek, Anark/Sankhya, L.A. Center for Digital Art, UK Haptics/Reachin Technologies, Kaon

3D Consortium Annual Meeting, 17 February, Tokyo

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, 16-18 January, San Jose

  + USC: Effects of gender, application, experience and constraints on interaction performance

  + Waseda University: Asthenopia recovery using 3D displays with dynamic optical correction 

  + National Research Council of Canada: High-resolution insets in projector-based displays 

  + INFITEC: Stereo projection using interference filters 

  + Eindhoven University of Technology: Platelet-based coding of depth maps 

  + Philips Research Laboratories: Efficient view synthesis from uncalibrated stereo

  + KAIST: A fast image multiplexing method in lenticular 3D displays

  + Philips Applied Technologies: Real time rendering for multiview autostereoscopic displays

2006 Symposium on 3D Imaging and Display Technologies

Virtual reality platforms incorporate spherical designs: VirtuSphere, VR Systems

Testing lenticulars, by Adrian Travis

The Last Word: Enjoy the view while you can, by Chris Williams

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 8

April 3, 2006

36 pages

Letter from the publisher: Rolling Stone and 3D…

News from around the world: Fakespace, Philips, NVIS, Novint, Sax3D.com, AIX, 3DIcon, SGI, Siemens, Mental Images/ARTVPS, Kodak/3dMDvultus, Art Institute of California, NVIDIA/ Intel, Hybrid Graphics/NVIDIA, Eon Reality/Wichita Virtual Reality Center, REAL D, SVI/MacLaren McCann, A4 Vision/ GeoDec/Microsoft, MDI, 3D Systems, James Clar, XPAND, Warner Bros, Fakespace/AliasStudio, 3Dsolve/Lockheed Martin, Honda, 3Dconnexion, NAB2006, E-on, NaturalMotion, Quadrispace, ParallelGraphics/Boeing, Reallusion/Skype, Avid Technology, Realviz, Right Hemisphere, Konkeptoine, Caligari, Blue Sky Network, Wondertouch, Next Dimension Imaging/Digimation, DAZ, Dassault Systèmes/MatrixOne, Bentley Systems, Dassault, Autodesk, Magic Eye,

CDS, Actify

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, 16-18 January, San Jose, California

  + Volume Interactions: Stereoscopic visualization of abdominal aortic aneurysms

  + University of Hull, et al: Hybrid virtual environment for radiotherapy training

  + Visionsense: Blur spot limitations in distal endoscope sensors

  + University of Helsinki/Nokia: Visual comfort with mobile stereoscopic gaming

  + CRC/ETRI: Effect of disparity and motion on visual comfort of stereoscopic images

  + Air Force Research Laboratory: Analysis of an autostereoscopic display

Technology Showcase

  + USC team makes geospatial imaging quick and easy, by Phillip Hill

The BIGGEST thing in stereoscopic 3D in 2005 by Andrew Woods

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency goes 3D

  + Panchromatic remote-sensing instrument for stereo mapping

Wide field of view holograms by Adrian Travis

The Last Word: Chris Williams was attacked by the bushes in his garden which got him thinking about 3D resolution in the real world

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 7

February 26, 2006

39 pages

Letter from the publisher: National Geographic and 3D…

News from around the world: The latest information from the University of Southern California, Acacia Research, TDVision, REAL D, 21st Century 3D, Uchiyama Taro Labs, NextEngine, Intrepid, Fakespace Systems, eMagin/ Nordic NeuroLabs, Gesture Tek, Viking Systems, Micrometric Vision Technologies, Geo Dec, Spatial View/Quantum5X Systems, A4Vision, UCLA, Genex Technologies, Siemens VDO, Evans & Sutherland/Rockwell Collins, Dimension Technologies/DDD, Barco, ATI Technologies, Ethertouch, eMagin, Kodak/3dMDvultus, Dutch Post Office, Dep3D, BLS Technologies, Lattice Technology, Earth Decision/Saudi Aramco, Media Cybernetics, CG2, Adobe, REALVIZ, TeraRecon, Lifemode Interactive, ParallelGraphics, UGS, Caligari, Sensory, IBM/Dassault, 3mensio Medical Imaging, IMAX/In-Three

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference, 16-18 January, San Jose, California

  • Conference summary and impressions by Andrew Woods

  • Stereoscopic digital cinema: the way of the future or a 9-day wonder?

  • Conference paper summaries – Mark Fihn’s first report

       +  Lightspeed Design Group: The use of stereoscopic visualization in chemistry and biology

       +  PERCRO/SIDEL: Stereoscopic real-time graphics to shorten training time

       +  Parsons Brinckerhoff: Stereoscopic display of 3D models for design visualization

       +  Enxebre Entertainment: Stereoscopic image production: live, CGI, and integration

       +  University of Durham: Cosmic cookery: making a stereoscopic 3D animated movie

       +  Aachen/Waseda universities: Evaluation of medical video content…

“Hosts"... an exhibition in the southwest of England where not everything is as it seems

Technology Showcase

       +  USC Viterbi: New haptics system helps stroke patients to regain functions

Holographic pixellation by Adrian Travis

The Last Word:  Chris Williams puts the following proposition: the 3D community is beyond redemption – disparate, paranoid and unable to collaborate together...

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 6

January 16, 2006

27 pages

Letter from the publisher: Little Red Riding Hood and the man with no feet

News from around the world: The latest information from Philips, Polaris, Kodak/REAL D, Cyanide, Kopin/Oriscape, SenseGraphics, DDD/Arisawa displays, Matrox, 3DV, Christie, Reallusion,

Autodesk/Alias, Barco/NeuroLogica. Alias, Imagination Technologies, MAXON Computer/Spatial View, Sensory, SENSIO/Xilinx

Which came first – the chicken or the egg? by Alan Jones

Interview with Erik Nielsen of SeeReal Technologies

3D human factors and photometric measurements by Milan Patel

Technology Showcase: De Montfort University hones in on 3D television

“Creative 3D Display and Interaction Interfaces: A Trans-Disciplinary Approach” 

Voxels and autostereo by Adrian Travis

The Last Word by Chris Williams 

Display Industry Calendar

Issue 5

December 12, 2005

37 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Which would you rather lose?

News from around the world:  The latest information from DTI, EON Reality, Immersion, Imaging Sciences International, SensAble Technologies/SenseGraphics, Contex, StereoVision, IRIS-3D, eMagin, Siemens Medical Solutions, 3D Systems, Pioneer, 3Dicon/University of Oklahoma, A4Vision, Premier Electronics, Arius 3D, Statasys, eDimensional, ENEA, Barco/ATI Technologies, Sensegraphic/Innovative Sports, Spatial View/Inventec, Electric Rain, Eovia, Fakespace Systems/VRCO, Immersive Media/Elumens, Intergraph, Right Hemisphere, 3B, Kaon Interactive/Autodesk, 3Dconnexions, Barco, 3mensio Medical Imaging/Planar Systems, Next Dimension Imaging, Sukhoi/ParallelGraphics, Spatial, Mapsolute

Perspectives on 3D displays:  Adrian Travis discusses perspective in 3D                     

3D Consortium session

ADEAC 2005: October 24-27, Portland, Oregon

+ MacNaughton Inc: Changes in the stereo displays industry 17

+ Microsoft Corporation: “PlayAnywhere” tabletop interactive display 22

+ Lightspeed Design Inc: Single-lens, single-chip 3D projector 25

+ Planar Systems: The “StereoMirror” 26

iSuppli Flat Information Display Conference, November 8-9, 2005, San Francisco

+ IBM

+ Neurok Optics

Technology Showcase:  Tokyo University produces the “Khronos Projector” for movie manipulation

Stereoscopic Displays and Applications Conference: Preview

Calendar 

Issue 4

November 2, 2005

20 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Mark Fihn takes a close look at the VisuaLabs fiasco.

+ Zelitt goes to jail – the VisuaLabs saga 

+ VisuaLabs links 3D and tiling technologies 

+ VisuaLabs dismisses CEO Sheldon Zelitt

+ 3D or not 3D: no longer a question for VisuaLabs

+ Four years later – update to the present time

+ Commentary by Mark Fihn

News from around the world:  The latest information from Barco, Kopin/Solomon Systech, Canesta, M3 Design/Zebra Imaging, DDD/Arisawa, Fakespace, US Army/Quantum3D, 3DIcon/University of Oklahoma, REAL D, 3D Systems,  Samsung, Electric Rain, Xyleme/Anark, Autodesk, Logitech, DDD, Genex, Dassault, TomTec, Kaon Interactive, BAE Systems.

Perspectives on 3D displays:  Adrian Travis discusses three-dimensional scenery.                      

Books: Stereoscopic Displays & Applications Virtual Library

The last word:  Alan Jones argues for far more discussion and dialogue

Calendar 

Issue 3

October 9, 2005

23 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Playing with stereograms.

News from around the world:  The latest information from Newsight, Pioneer, Spatial View/Bitmanagement Software, Planar, Sensio/JVC, Barco, Viking Systems, Micro Nav, Immersive Media/Elumens, EON Reality, Human Eyes Technology/xpedx, Genex Technologies, Dimension Technologies, Medtronic/Breakaway Imaging, Dassault/ABAQUS, Bell Helicopter/Right Hemisphere, Realviz, QuadriSpace, eFrontier, Pyramid Vision, Autodesk, ATI Technologies, Anark Corp, Alias, SolidWorks, EON Reality, ParallelGraphics and Actify

EuroDisplay, 25th IDRC, 20-22 September 2005, Edinburgh, Scotland

+ De Montfort University develops a 3D TV

+ Ocuity gave a presentation entitled “Key Design Issues for Autostereoscopic 2D/3D Displays"

+ Kanagawa Institute of Technology gave a talk entitled “3D Display System Using Two Stereoscopic Displays at Different Depths”

+ Tokyo Polytechnic University proposed a new method that can display fine depth in a stereoscopic display

3D needs KISS design:  Kimberly Allen of iSuppli takes a look at the products available on the market and believes that many of them need much more than tender loving care

Perspectives on 3D displays:  Adrian Travis identifies how many views are needed for autostereoscopic displays                       

The last word:  Whose opinion counts anyway?  Alan Jones insists that it is the user who is all-important when it comes to selecting 3D technology

Calendar 

Issue 2

July 29, 2005

20 pages

Letter from the publisher:  Mark Fihn struggles with 3D images, but still revels in the reward

News from around the world:  The latest information from Heliotis, AMD, Curtin Center for Marine Science & Technology, JVC, Christie Digital Systems, Barco, Razor3D, Splitfish, IFP, SenseGraphics, Actify, Lattice Technology, Spatial Corp, Lattice3D, Quantum3D, SolidWorks, DDD Group, Autodesk, Eovia, NewTek/e-on, and Strata

Q&A with NeurOK Optics: An interview with the CEO Tom Striegler

Technology showcase                            

+ Ocuity develops liquid crystal polymers for 2D/3D cell phones             

+ SeeReal showcases simultaneous 2D and3D technology                           

The last word: 3D - who needs it?  Chris Williams ponders on where the 3D industry is going wrong and suggests that we should organize side-by-side “shoot-outs” between the 3D pretenders and existing 2D displays

Calendar 

Issue 1

June 26, 2005

30 pages

Letter from the publisher: Introducing the 3rd Dimension

News from the Boston exhibition and around the world: News from University of Tokyo, Toshiba, Philips, SeeReal, Arizona State University/Fakespace, WorkZT, TLC/Elumens, Maxon, Lattice 3D/IBM, Mercury/TGS, Modo, Ngrain, Right Hemisphere, Solidworks, Spatial, UGS, and Actify

SID Boston, May 2005, symposium report: Phillip Hill reports on papers from University of Washington, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Samsung SDI, Philips and FogScreen

Technology showcase:

+ NASA/Genex Technologies generate “fish-tank” images

+ Keyence launches 3D digital microscope

+ Toshiba develops 24 inch flatbed display

+ “Gargantuan” projection wall introduced at World Exposition

+ California University tomography hones in on soft tissue

+ Memorial University opens advanced visualization laboratory

Joint SID/3D Consortium meeting on 3D technology, April 2005, London, The 3D Consortium and the UK and Ireland Chapter of SID co-hosted a one-day technical meeting

on 3D-related technologies at the Institute of Physics, London. Ian Thompson reports

The last word: can 3D learn from the past? Alan Jones gives an historical perspective on introducing new display technologies and a personal opinion of the challenges for 3D displays

Calendar

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