This comes as no surprise for anyone I guess, a popular company in the adult industry like Hustler releasing an Avatar parody movie for adult audience called “This Ain’t Avatar XXX 3D”. With the big success of the original Avatar 3D movie it is no wonder that a lot of people started wanting and talking about Avatar porn (blue humanoid aliens having sex, but sex sells anything?!), even at a specific time the keyword “avatar porn” was among the most searched terms in Google. So following the big demand, the blue na’vi alien content followed in all forms and for all needs, including avatar themed 3D porn as is the case here. It is an interesting fact that this adult production is apparently quite expensive for a Porn movie and a parody and was actually shot using a 3D camera rig for true stereo 3D, instead of being some sort of a crappy 2D to 3D conversion.
“We hired a 3D camera company called SLX to come in and rent us their equipment,” said Drew Rosenfeld, creative director for Hustler Video. “This company has worked with the Discovery Channel and other reputable and established companies. We chose the best when it came to filming this project in 3D. The camera we used is a German designed camera. It uses a side by side rig and is unlike anything we’ve ever shot with before.”
They also hired a popular makeup artist in the adult industry, Lee Garland, who had the tough job to create live parody versions of the native aliens living on Pandora in order for them to be attractive when naked, did he do it properly or not is yet to be seen. Hustler already released the movie “This Ain’t Avatar XXX 3D” today and it is available on anaglyph 3D DVD for $29.99 USD as well as on a Side by Side 3D Blu-ray for $39.99 USD (however not a Blu-ray 3D!), as well as in online streaming 3D format, but apparently the DVD and the streaming versions are designed to be watched by using anaglyph red-cyan glasses. However the Blu-ray version of the movie should be in a Side by Side format, with both the DVD and the Blu-ray release of the movie also containing a second media with a normal 2D version. And who knows, maybe there will also be a Blu-ray 3D version available in the near future, if there is big interest in the parody, and it is not impossible to even see the XXX version of the movie available before the original one becomes released on Blu-ray 3D.
Neil Schneider from MTBS3D.com is here with another video interview from CES 2010, with Richard Laberge, Executive Vice-President and Co-Founder of Sensio. Richard explains how Sensio fits into the scheme of all things S3D, talks about their relationship to S-3D gaming, some of the new partnership announcements etc. It is interesting to hear that Sensio is trying to provide solutions for existing infrastructure to be able to handle stereoscopic 3D content, provided that you have 3D capable hardware for visualization of course. Sensio has announced partnership with VIZIO for including Sensio’s decoder in their 3D-capable TV’s expected to hit the market in the second half of 2010. Besides that Sensio is also targeting digital download and cable distribution services for example where there are significant bandwidth limitations and a solution that does not require to replace or upgrade existing distribution infrastructure to provide 3D content is more than welcome. Another interesting thing about Sensio is their partnership with ViewSonic and the upcoming integration of Sensio 3D technologies in some of the ViewSonic’s products. THX and Sensio also announced partnership for THX Media Director technology that is designed to simplify the home entertainment experience by auto-detecting if you are feeding the TV with 2D or 3D content and switching to the respective mode. But lets see how will things develop further, as there seems to be a lot of competition coming in that field this year…
Nvidia has released an updated 3D Vision beta driver that has just one thing noted as changed – the profile for James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game. Lately Nvidia has been quite active, especially around this title addressing various issues that were available in the game demo with the full game expected to be available in the next few days. Avatar is now rated as Excellent and it works very well with the new drivers and the performance while in stereoscopic 3D mode is a bit improved! Also don’t forget to install the latest beta video drivers with the same version – 195.62, or just download and install the Full 3D Vision CD v1.17 that includes all the needed drivers in one package.