Thursday, 06 May 2010
Like vampire novels or a seasonal sandwich at your local deli, harking to the famed Nietzsche/Peter Pan/Battlestar Galactica quote “all of this has happened before, and will happen again”, 3D technology seems to crawl back into the pop culture spotlight once every ten or so years. And why not? It’s fun to go to the movie theater, strap on the glasses, and watch as a barrage of things fly in your direction. The entire concept behind three-dimensional usage swings on the immersion experienced by the people planted in those seats, something that has, naturally, improved as technology has improved – with the likes of IMAX 3D consistently cutting the tech’s teeth through somewhat under-the-radar exhibitions. However, a few pieces have been put in motion that threaten to bring the technology much more into the mainstream, such as a few rather ...