Trimensional for iPhone

3D? Terribly lame when it's tossed into devices as a bullet point feature. Making stuff in 3D yourself? Almost always cooler than you think. Trimensional for iPhone takes a picture of your face and maps your mug in a 3D model. You wouldn't think it but it's kinda creepy seeing your face in 3D. » 4/21/11 6:24pm 4/21/11 6:24pm

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Lightning Review: Fujifilm W3 3D Camera

So, my first thought after shooting Fuji's W3 3D camera was how it would usher in a new era of athlete dong shots. But, the W3's not quite ready for the world—or maybe it's the other way around. » 12/24/10 8:00am 12/24/10 8:00am

Hands-On: Fujifilm W3 3D Point-and-Shoot Camera Inches Closer to the…

Fujifilm's first splash into pocketable 3D picture making, the W1, was beset by complicated controls and general first-generation awkwardness. With its successor, the W3, Fujifilm has lessened but not eliminated the headache both of making and viewing your 3D content. » 8/18/10 10:00am 8/18/10 10:00am

Shoot 3D Photos and HD Video on Fujifilm's Glasses-Less W3 Camera

A year after Fujifilm introduced the first 3D camera to us, they've fine-tuned their encore act, the W3—which shoots 3D video in 720p resolution, taking it from VGA to HD. » 8/17/10 2:00am 8/17/10 2:00am

New 3D Holga 120

Not only does it look retro-brilliant, but this Holga 120 can shoot 3D photos, thanks to its dual lenses. Each lens takes a photo, which are printed side-by-side and create a 3D effect when used with a slide viewer. » 4/14/10 2:40pm 4/14/10 2:40pm

Sony to Film 2010 World Cup in 3D For Futbol-Loving Countries Only

Sony and FIFA have teamed up to bring next year's second-biggest sporting event in 3D exclusively to those who truly appreciate the beautiful game. Read: not Americans. » 12/03/09 2:07pm 12/03/09 2:07pm

Sony Announces Development of High Frame Rate, Single Lens 3D Camera

Why use two lenses when one is better? Sony's announced that they're developing a single lens 3D camera with a frame rate of 240fps and none (ok, ok: less) of those freaky misalignments 3D cameras can have. » 10/01/09 10:40pm 10/01/09 10:40pm

Unmanned Helicopter Flies Low, Dodges Obstacles With 3D Laser Camera

Click to view » 11/10/08 8:45am 11/10/08 8:45amEngineers at Carnegie Mellon University have paired a 3D laser camera system, capable of mapping out terrain and obstacles in real time, with an unmanned Yamaha helicopter, creating an autonomous, incredibly low-flying UAV. Once loaded with preexisting topographical data, the sighted UAV is able to hug…

The Latest Gear Behind 3D Movie Making

DLP recently teamed up with former LucasFilms effects studios Kerner Optical » 8/23/08 8:30pm 8/23/08 8:30pm and to work on a stereoscopic 3D Trailer for their cinema projectors. Pushing this style of filmmaking (kinda like the 3D attractions at theme parks) forward was something they were all excited about, and they took me around Kerner Optical's…

Bioscrypt's 3D Camera Lets You Use Your Mug as a Password

Bioscrypt's new 3D cam sounds like something from the future. Capable of detecting and reading your face, it's the first 3D face recognition camera, relying on 40,000 different ID points (like your forehead, eye sockets and nose) to ID you and log you onto your computer. » 3/29/07 10:52am 3/29/07 10:52am