11Digital 3D Presentation

Stereoscopic pictures, commonly called 3D, have been around for a long time. Binocular vision gives us the capability to perceive depth, with the brain decoding the depth information from the disparity between the images captured by the left and right eye. The first 3D movies were produced over 100 years ago, but they never caught on due to complexities in capturing and displaying stereoscopic pictures. The second wave of stereoscopic movie presentation occurred in the 1950’s as moviemakers and exhibitors were seeking a new sensational experience to revitalize sagging attendance at the box office. Movies that exploited the 3D experience, such as “Bwana Devil” in 1952, “House of Wax”, and “Kiss Me Kate” played to avid ...

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