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Stereoscopic 3D Short Demo Video Showing Soccer/Football Game

April 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · 3D Movies & Videos

The guys from Explore Media Group continue to provide us with stereoscopic 3D videos, the latest one shows us some shots they did at a practice Soccer/Football game. What is most interesting is that the video can give you an idea on what to expect from sporting events being broadcasted in 3D. Because sport events are going to be one of the major topics for the first 3D TV channels and not only for them, so you should take a look at the video even if you are not a sports fan.

The video in a Side by Side HD format that you can watch in 3D Vision stereoscopic video player of the Stereoscopic Player, just don’t forget to select Side by Side format and manually set the 16:9 aspect ration in the player. There is an HD version of the video available on YouTube 3D, so you can also watch it there with a pair of anaglyph glasses or any other of the 3D systems that the service currently supports, but for best quality you better download the video. You can also go to the 3DGuy website for some interesting things related to stereoscopic 3D and as usual please don’t forget to leave your comments if you watch the video.

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HDMI 1.4a Specifications with Updated Stereoscopic 3D Support

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Other S3D Tech


HDMI Licensing has announced the release of HDMI Specification Version 1.4a featuring some enhancements for 3D applications including the addition of mandatory 3D formats for broadcast content as well as the addition of the 3D format referred to as Top-and-Bottom. An extraction of the 3D portion of Specification Version 1.4a is also freely available for public download on the HDMI Web site in order to provide public access to the 3D portion of the HDMI Specification for those companies and organizations that are not HDMI Adopters, but require access to this portion of the Specification.

Having set a complete set of Mandatory 3D Formats in HDMI Specification Version 1.4 (with the updates available in 1.4a), the association is trying to ensure interoperability for devices designed to deliver 3D content over the HDMI connection. Implementing the mandatory formats of the HDMI Specification facilitates interoperability among devices, allowing devices to speak a common 3D language when transmitting and receiving 3D content. Or in plain words that means that you’ll be able to plug in your PlayStation 3 console, when it is updated to support stereo 3D, into a 3D-ready Samsung HDTV for example and not only having to use it with a compatible Sony TV set. Here is a list of the mandatory 3D formats that should all be supported by all compatible displays to ensure full compatibility…

For movie content (like Blu-ray 3D)
– Frame Packing: 1080p @23.98/24Hz

For game content (like PS3)
– Frame Packing: 720p @50 or 59.94/60Hz

For broadcast content (like 3D TV)
– Side-by-Side Horizontal: 1080i @50 or 59.94/60Hz
– Top-and-Bottom: 720p @ 50 or 59.94/60Hz or 1080p @23.97/24Hz

For more information you can go and download the updated 3D portion of the HDMI Specification Version 1.4a form the official HDMI website as it is freely available to anyone interested, you just need to fill in a form with some information.

To download the updated 3D portion of the HDMI Specification Version 1.4a…

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