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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
An Indiegogo pledge of $299 could land you the eight-ounce slim unit equipped with stereoscopic lenses.
Gadgets November 16, 2015
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
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
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 Research is developing an app that animates 3D characters from 2D images from a coloring book.
Apps/Software October 5, 2015
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
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
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
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
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 University of Illinois research demonstrates graphene integration resulting in 3D pyramids, pillars, domes and inverted pyramids.
June 25, 2015
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
A U.K. study has found that watching 3D movies can improve your brain power for about 20 minutes.
Life May 22, 2015
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
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
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 portable, foldable, and affordable Virtual Reality solution.
Geek December 18, 2014
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
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 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 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
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, 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'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
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'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
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
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 3D has launched a series of monitors delivering 3D imaging without the need for those pesky glasses.
Gadgets April 12, 2014
Researchers at MIT have created WiTrack, a 3D motion-tracking system.
Video Games December 12, 2013