Will laser projection see 3D films finally be a success?

Stuart O'Connor Crazy Future Stuff, Features, Gadgets, Movies, Projectors Leave a Comment

One of the most common complaints about 3D films is that they tend to be too dark - partly due to having to wear those glasses. One solution being worked on is a glasses-free 3D system - which, for most filmgoers, is the preferred option. But in the meantime, a new system from projector maker…

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UK Review: Toy Story 3 3D

Gerald Lynch 3D TV, Features, Reviews, Tech Digest news 6 Comments

I have to admit to being a little bit sceptical about the need for another Toy Story film when it was first announced a year or so ago. The first two films are, in my opinion, classics, capturing all…

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FIFA and Sony score own-goal with 3D World Cup plans

Gerald Lynch 3D TV, Features, Satellite TV, Tech Digest news, World Cup 2010 Leave a Comment

FIFA and Sony today revealed their 3D broadcasting plans for this summer's 2010 World Cup Finals in South Africa. However, English fans have been left out in the cold, with no group stage fixtures for England making the jump to…

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Odeon/UCI to expand digital and 3D cinemas across Europe

Andy Merrett Home cinema Leave a Comment


In case you hadn’t realised by now, analogue media is on its way out across the board, which is why Odeon and UCI Cinemas has announced that it plans to increase the number of DCI-compliant digital cinemas to 111 locations out of 200 across Europe.

As part of this upgrade, the number of 3D digital screens will be tripled, with a proud statistic that over 70% of Odeon/UCI cinemagoers will be within half-an-hour’s drive of a 3D screen. All digital cinemas will be kitted out with 2k digital projectors and servers…

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