James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

Summary: At a Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google CEO Eric Schmidt talks with "Avatar" and "Titanic" film director James Cameron about the future of 3D imaging and when it will be widely adopted in homes. Cameron says the big breakthrough for 3D will be "autoscopic" displays in which users can watch 3D programming without 3D glasses.

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  • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

    I do believe that we will have 3D glasses free within 5 years unless the government steps in and holds it back.
    vze29knp@...
    • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

      @vze29knp@...

      Because they interfere with the black helicopters that the world government is using to implant socialism in our heads.
      DeusXMachina
    • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

      What some people who still can not see it do to color deffinancy ? I am one of them. All the new 3d system does is makes me have a headache
      rparker009
  • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

    Nintendo DS 3D, to launch Jan/Feb 2011.

    Glasses free 3D.
    neilpost
  • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

    I'm viewing this on me iPad -- can't view the flv interview. So I read the transcript to find out about a "glasses-free 3d future" and learn it's ten years out. The speaker hasn't the faintest idea of how it will work. What a bunch of bull!
    KermitKramer
  • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

    They can do it now but it cost too much. I still think it a fad but hell NFL football will never be the same.
    Randalllind
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    Wow! what a nice video. This is the first time, I am listening about glasses-free future for 3D.
    ronald20
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    Video quality is awesome.
    ronald20
  • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

    still a gimmich will be a total gimmic unless it does and goes glasses free till then Im just watching pristine 1080P
    KineticArtist
  • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

    What's the point of 3D movies/tv, other than use as a gimmick? It's like making your text book in 3D. Pointless.

    Unless you can actually interact with the 3D video in some way, some kind of VR experience, there's no point in 3D if you just sit in the theater or on your couch, goggle/glasses or not. There was no need for Avatar to be in 3D, sorry Cameron.
    jaesonk
    • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

      @jaesonk I agree. But I think 3D will lead into virtual reality. That's what I'm waiting for.... :) Jack
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  • RE: James Cameron: A glasses-free future for 3D

    Cameron is a technical idiot
    he knows nothing of which he speaks
    3D works in REAL WORLD only for things less than 15-30 feet = why do u think ALL 3d movies show something jumping INTO your face
    TheeDragon
  • I've been waiting until the PROOF was out here... NOW IT IS:

    What's truly required for 1080P 3D without glasses is 2160P resolution screens, and last week's CES finally unveiled the first 2160P screens (4X the resolution of 1080P). There's really NO practical use for such high resolution for the average home viewer, considering how good 1080P already is, plus how much many of us already have invested in Blu-Ray, BUT, you can take 2160P and halve it into dual 1080P signals that create GLASSLESS 3D, which is JUST what Cameron was talking about two years ago.

    He said it would be available probably within five years. That was two years ago. The 2160P technology is NOW available. Does anyone not think that 2160P technology adapted into glassless 1080P 3D WILL be available within another 3 years, or less (albeit, probably, at A VERY HIGH COST to begin with). But then consider that when the first 1080P sets came out they were close to $10,000.

    We'll get there. I've avoided 3D sets that use glasses LIKE THE PLAGUE awaiting better technology (I don't mind wearing those glasses for two hours in a theater -- while watching home TV is ANOTHER story). I figure 6-7 years from now it might be affordable enough to own.
    Jeff Hayes
    Jeff Hayes