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You’ll Now Start Seeing 3D Content On Your Facebook Newsfeed

Facebook is now making it easier for users to share 3D content on the site. With support for the gITF 2.0 3D file format, prepare to see a lot more 3D objects on Facebook moving forward.

Internet February 21, 2018

Fossil Remains Of 430-Million-Year-Old Crustacean Named After Sir David Attenborough

A 430-million-year-old crustacean’s fossil remains have been named to honor the famous British naturalist Sir David Attenborough. The fossil remains may help shed light on the history of the crustacean family.

Ancient March 23, 2017

MIT Researchers Develop Porous, 3D Graphene 10 Times Stronger Than Steel But Lighter

It has been established that graphene is a strong material, and it just keeps getting better. Researchers have created a new form of the material that makes it 10 times stronger than steel at a mere fraction of the latter’s density.

Material Science January 7, 2017

Lenovo's Project Tango Smartphone Phab 2 Pro To Launch On Nov. 1

Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro, the world's first device to showcase Google's Project Tango, is coming to the United States on Nov. 1. It will be equipped with camera sensors that can convey 3D space and bring virtual objects into the real world.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 28, 2016

Microsoft Redesigning Paint Tool For Windows 10: 3D Support, Interface Designed For Touch And Pen

Leaked preview videos show a rare and big update coming to Windows Paint. The application is said to be undergoing massive overhaul and will introduce changes such as 3D tools.

Microsoft October 8, 2016

iPhone 7 Plus Can Snap 3D-Like Images With The ProCam 4 App

Spending money on a new iPhone 7 or 7 Plus will give users access to some of the best cameras found in smartphones. With the ProCam 4 App, the iPhone 7 Plus can shoot 3D-like photos.

Apps/Software October 3, 2016

Meet Volume, A Personal Volumetric Display: Think Hologram, Think VR But Here's What It Can Do In English

Startup group Looking Glass has come up with a holographic structure named Volume. The personal volumetric display provides 3D content without the glasses.

Gadgets September 30, 2016

This MIT Invention Brings Glasses-Free 3D To Movie Theathers

Scientists at MIT finally have created a movie screen that brings all the benefits of 3D-viewing without any of the annoyances — particularly the glasses.

Gadgets July 25, 2016

Virtual Reality Experiment Lets You Experience ‘The Shining’ In 3D

Shining360 is 'The Shining' in a 360-degree video highlighting the film’s Overlook Hotel. The virtual reality experiment is a great way for fans to recreate the steps Jack Torrance took in the hotel.

Movies/TV Shows June 8, 2016

Computer-Generated Virtual Heart May Predict Cardiac Risk In Patients With Arrhythmias

A computer-generated 3D virtual heart is touted to efficiently, non-invasively predict the risk of sudden death due to arrhythmia and their need for an implantable defibrillator.

Public Health May 11, 2016

This Emulator Converts 2D 'Super Mario Bros.' Into 3D

The 3D NES emulator can turn 2D Nintendo titles, such as 'Super Mario Bros.,' into 3D games. Although limited, it's still a way to bring new life to old games.

Geek March 9, 2016

New Display Reduces Discomfort When Watching 3D Movies On Smartphone

Scientists from China have developed a new device boasting of comfortable 3D visual effects. The device is based on a “super multi-view technique” working to reduce viewing discomfort, particularly on portable screens.

FUTURE TECH February 26, 2016

Cornell University Researchers Create Sef-Assembled 3D Superconductor

Researchers from Cornell University were able to create the first self-assembled 3D superconductor. The process was long and tedious, with the entire research spanning about two decades.

Energy February 2, 2016

Laser-Armed Spy Camera Can See Around Corners In Nearly Real Time

A laser spy camera can now locate moving objects hidden around corners. In the future, this laser camera is expected to assist drivers in working their way around bends to avoid collisions.

December 8, 2015

Google Launches Cardboard Camera App That Lets Users Take Photos In Virtual Reality

Google has released a new photo app that turns smartphones into VR cameras, with the ability to immerse the user into images.

Apps/Software December 3, 2015

LucidCam Boasts Being An Affordable 3D Virtual Reality Camera

An Indiegogo pledge of $299 could land you the eight-ounce slim unit equipped with stereoscopic lenses.

Gadgets November 16, 2015

Google Announces The Best Apps For Project Tango

Google announced four apps that won its Project Tango App Contest, three of them mobile games that incorporate the tech.

Apps/Software November 2, 2015

MIT Is Developing 3D Map To Chart Human DNA

More than a decade after the completion of the Human Genome Project, scientists at MIT are taking mapping DNA to an entirely new dimension - more specifically, 3D.

October 28, 2015

3D Technology Maps The Human Heart

Doctors use 3D imaging to create topographical maps of patient's hearts. The maps can then pinpoint areas where heart disease is secretly festering.

Life October 20, 2015

Disney's Augmented Reality Coloring Book App Creates Animated 3D Characters From Drawings

Disney Research is developing an app that animates 3D characters from 2D images from a coloring book.

Apps/Software October 5, 2015

Coloring Books Are Cool Again As Researchers Use AR To Turn Pages Into 3D

Disney is working on an augmented reality app that will make coloring books more exciting to children. Users will be able to view a 3D animated form of the thing they are coloring.

Apps/Software October 5, 2015

SNK Playmore Announces 'The King Of Fighters XIV' With 3D Graphics Will Be Released In 2016 For PS4

Developer SNK Playmore revealed a new title in the 'The King of Fighters' game series, which will feature 3D graphics, to be released for PlayStation 4 in January.

Geek September 15, 2015

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You: 'Doctor Who' In 3D

The BBC Worldwide North America has announced that it's bringing 'Doctor Who' to U.S. theaters for a limited time, airing 3D versions of Season 8's final episodes 'Dark Water' and 'Death in Heaven.'

Movies/TV Shows July 29, 2015

Hayao Miyazaki To Direct His First 3D CG Animated Short

Retired animation legend Hayao Miyazaki will direct his first 3D CG animated short for the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka,Tokyo.

Movies/TV Shows July 13, 2015

Bone-Chilling Masks, Fake Blood And More: Makeup Will Make You Scream With Delight

Behind the scenes at Comic-Con and other films, intricate masks and custom artistry are labors of love for makeup artists.

Feature July 10, 2015

New Process Forms 3D Shapes From New Sheets Of Graphene

New University of Illinois research demonstrates graphene integration resulting in 3D pyramids, pillars, domes and inverted pyramids.

June 25, 2015

You Can Now Grab Google's Project Tango Tablet For $512 Even Without An Invite

If you’re a developer and want to get started working on 3D apps, the Project Tango tablet could give you a good head start.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 28, 2015

Another Reason To Watch A 3D Movie: It Can Boost Your Brain Power

A U.K. study has found that watching 3D movies can improve your brain power for about 20 minutes.

Life May 22, 2015

New Graphene Technology May Pave Way For 3D Holographic Display You See In 'Star Wars'

Researchers from the Swinburne University of Technology in Australia have created a new way of making 3D holographic displays by tapping graphene to build a 3D pop-up.

April 23, 2015

Magic Leap Releases Stunning Video On Augmented Reality: A Taste Of Things To Come?

The mysterious augmented reality technology start-up releases a YouTube video showing off what it's busy making but as in typical Magic Leap fashion details remain scarce.

Wearable Tech March 23, 2015

'Star Wars Episode III' To Debut In 3D: Wooden Acting So Real, You'll Get Splinters!

3D conversions have died down a bit since their inception, but Disney is looking to capitalize on the trend by converting the 'Star Wars' movies to 3D. No, not the Original Trilogy - the Prequels!

Movies/TV Shows January 6, 2015

Viewbox is a Foldable Virtual Reality Headset that Turns your Smartphone into a Gigantic Screen

Viewbox is a portable, foldable, and affordable Virtual Reality solution.

Geek December 18, 2014

Google takes big leap of faith in next-gen augmented reality tech

Google is leading a $542 million investment in a virtual reality company called Magic Leap. While the specific goals of Magic Leap are currently unknown, the company promises great advancements in the fields of augmented and virtual reality.

Apps/Software October 21, 2014

For your viewing pleasure: There is now a site that digitally documents the world's greatest treasures

Microsoft has partnered with the nonprofit CyArk to digitally document world heritage sites. Check out some of CyArk's completed projects cataloging the ruins of Chichén Itzá in the Yucatán, ancient Thebes, Pompei and Mount Rushmore.

Internet Culture October 7, 2014

Facebook offering cash bounty on Oculus bugs, Netflix creates Oculix service just for fun

Facebook is taking no chances with its debut product offering from its new subsidiary, Oculus VR. The company is offering a bounty to researchers and developers who discover bugs, flaws and vulnerabilities in its Oculus Rift virtual reality headset hardware and software.

Gadgets August 21, 2014

Google buys itself a 3D graphics startup

Google purchases drawElements and brings the startup's entire staff on board. DrawElement's 3D benchmarking test could help Google offer better hardware recommendations for manufacturers of Android devices, which would lead to faster app development and better software stability.

Deals July 24, 2014

Buying a 3D printer for the home? Head on over to Home Depot

Home Depot is now offering 3D printers at a select number of locations for the first time. It should help boost interest in the 3D printing sector.

Gadgets July 14, 2014

Matterport receives $16 million additional funding for 3D initiatives

Matterport, 3D camera manufacturer, has raised another $16 million in a Series B funding. The company is set to innovate 3D imaging technology and bring it into mobile devices.

Business July 9, 2014

Amazon Fire 3D phone is bad news for brick and mortar rivals

Amazon's new Fire 3D phone goes on sale July 25. Already, it has garnered much attention based on the specs that it is coming with, and has many rivals worried over their market share.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 24, 2014

Amazon June 18 event: Are you ready for smartphone with 3D effects and FireOS?

It appears the rumors over Amazon's new 3D smartphone are true. The company is expected to launch the phone on June 18.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 11, 2014

Google Project Tango tablet reportedly has 3D mapping capabilities: Is it set for I/O unveil?

Google's Project Tango tablet is to have 3D mapping. Will it be ready for public viewing for next month's developer conference?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 27, 2014

Beyond that Mona Lisa smile: Did Leonardo da Vinci create the first 3D image?

Scientists have found evidence that may point to da Vinci as the original inventor of 3D stereoscopic images. After comparing two known paintings of the Mona Lisa, researchers found that each work of art was painted using a slightly different perspective.

May 3, 2014

Praying mantis dons 3D glasses for the sake of science

The smallest pair of three 3D glasses in the world, fitted to praying mantises. Here's why someone would do that.

Animals April 29, 2014

Sweden’s WizzCom makes 3D TV without the glasses, possible

Sweden's WizzCom 3D has launched a series of monitors delivering 3D imaging without the need for those pesky glasses.

Gadgets April 12, 2014

MIT researchers create awesome 3D motion tracking system

Researchers at MIT have created WiTrack, a 3D motion-tracking system.

Video Games December 12, 2013

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