Engineering Innovation Podcast and Radio Series

3D Goes Mobile

PostedMay 23, 2010

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Randy Atkins: 2-D images on your laptop or cell phone can be now converted to 3-D by new software that Chris Yewdall, CEO of Dynamic Digital Depth, says creates a depth map that…

Chris Yewdall: … tells us which parts of the scene are closer to the viewer and which are further away.
Randy Atkins: It then allows devices to project a slightly different image of the same picture to each eye.

Chris Yewdall: They broadcast those two pictures in a very specific area so that when you move that display and your left eye is seeing the left image and the right eye is seeing the right image, you see 3-D without the need to wear glasses.

Randy Atkins: It’s best suited for single users.  Making it work from multiple perspectives at once – for TV or theater viewing – is the next challenge.  With the National Academy of Engineering, Randy Atkins, 103 point 5 F-M and WTOP-dot-com.