Tachyon XC HD 3D

Tachyon XC HD 3D

Feb 3, 2011

Tachyon has updated their helmet cameras with 2011 models. This time they included also a 3D rig, combining two HD cameras into one. 2011 Tachyon XC HD 3D rig can record 720p video at 30 fps. They use H.264 compression for storing. 3D rig also includes helmet attachment. SDHC memory cards are the main media, up to 32Gb are supported. Also Tachyon ships their own...

Panasonic GH2 and 3D lens

Panasonic GH2 and 3D lens

Sep 21, 2010

Panasonic officially announced a new Lumix GH2 camera. And a Lumix G 3D lens. The lens is interchangeable, works only with Panasonic G-series cameras and requires a firmware update. Some specs of the new camera: • New Cinema mode: Record video with rich cinema-like gradation. Added as an option of popular Film mode. • New Variable Movie mode: Record video in...

Hurricane rig

Hurricane rig

Sep 15, 2010

Here is a pretty interesting rig for filming stereoscopic 3D. It includes beam splitter, but you can also put cameras side-by-side. Interaxial distance can be adjusted from zero up to 400mm. And the price is not that bad. The rig was showcased on IBC exhibition at Amsterdam and got lots of attention. More details and pictures from the official site: Just to...

XpanD Universal 3D glasses

XpanD Universal 3D glasses

Sep 8, 2010

XpanD presents a new generation of their active shutter glasses. Model name is Universal, and it kinda speaks for itself. Universal means that glasses are compatible with all sorts of cinemas, tv sets, projectors and PC:s. They are even including bigger battery for longer operation and on/off button. Glasses are fully operable as far as your 3d source provides...

Fujifilm Real 3D W3 camera is on sale

Fujifilm Real 3D W3 camera is on sale

Sep 2, 2010

Fujifilm Finepix Real 3D W3 still camera is available now for purchase. This is still the only digital consumer 3d camera, bundled with big 3d glass-free screen and ability to record 720p 3d video. Current list price at amazon.co.uk is £449.99, which equals 540 euros.  With this new version of the camera and more affordable price Fujifilm hopes to attract more...

Cameron/Pace Fusion rig review

Cameron/Pace Fusion rig review

Aug 25, 2010

James Cameron, the Guru himself presents an overview of the Cameron/Pace Fusion stereo rig system. Mostly common details, overview, weight, operating and also some mention of a price. The rig presented in this video is the one built and used for Avatar. Jim mentions that they had some prototype rigs made for Avatar production, and today they are producing kind...