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The 2012 3D Technology Award Winners Were Officially Announced

January 5th, 2012 · 4 Comments · General 3D News

The International 3D Society has announced the 14 companies and organizations that are going to be honored at its 2012 3D Technology Awards on January 19th in Hollywood. The Awards Committee considered 3D technologies with an eye on those that are genuine advances to the state of the art and you will see that there are not much surprises in the list announced…

Receiving honors at this year’s awards will be (in alphabetical order):

– Blu-ray Disc Association – “Blu-ray 3D Specification”
– Cameron/Pace Group – “Shadow D Technology and the Shadow D System”
– Fuji – “Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W3 Digital Camera”
– Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative – “FHD3DGI Standard”
– Panasonic
– Samsung
– Sony
– GoPro – “3D Hero System”
– HDMI Licensing, LLC – “Standardization of 3D Formats over the HDMI Interface. Specification Version 1.4a”
– LG Electronics – “LG Cinema 3D TV”
– Panasonic – “AG-3DA1 Twin Lens 3D Camera Recorder”
– Peter Wimmer – “Stereoscopic Player”
– Silicon Imaging – “SI-3D Stereo Digital Cinema Camera System”
– Sony – “HDR-TD10 3D Handycam Camcorder”
– Sony – “Playstation 3”
– Vizio – “Theater 3D”
– YouTube – “3D Channel”

For more information about the International 3D Society visit the official website…

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4 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jez // Jan 6, 2012 at 13:51

    How come companies like Nvidia are not on this list

  • 2 Xavier // Jan 6, 2012 at 14:40

    And Nintendo 3DS really desserve this award. I don’t understand why the Playstation 3 is nominated, it’s nonsense.

  • 3 DigiMagic // Jan 6, 2012 at 16:07

    I have to agree that the choice is unusual… YT’s 3D channel had almost no activity during this year, or at least all the time I’ve been following it. How is that even comparable to amount of work that goes into constructing a new camera?
    Faster 1080p60 3D HDMI is not mentioned, yet slower format gets awarded… Half-resolution TV set is on the list, but none of full-resolution TVs or PJs…

  • 4 johnboy // Jan 7, 2012 at 01:07

    Its nice to see the Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W3 Digital Camera being honored. Its is a Fantastic camera.

    I have read how other camera’s handle 3D video, although the Finepix is a camera and a camcorder, the 3D video is the most true to life 3D quality I have ever seen. Wow, what a Beautiful piece camera.

    Fully Nvidia 3D Vision compatible, you can use display the pics and video on your Nvidia 3D setup too, besides viewing on the camera itself of course. (On-camera screen viewing does not require glasses, Beautiful picture)

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