3 D Television – How Does It Really Work Part 1
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If someone would have bet on the TV selling market last year he would have made a fortune. A year ago no one thought that the TV business would rise up in the dust that the economic crisis left behind and this means that the ones that manufactured new technologies such as 3D television made and will make a fortune. However, if the variable that Apple introduced by the launch of the iPad in the equation, is removed from the 3D TV sets are the hottest IT topic for discussion in the last months of 2010 and throughout the whole 2011.
How did this unique situation created itself you’ll all see later in this article, but for starters let me provide you some details on the technology behind this revolution in entertainment.
How does 3 D technology work and provides immersive multimedia concept. With the 3D technology at its start this immersive and attractive concept could probably make its real debut on the stadium as ratings suggest that most people watch television during sport programs and live games so implementing a 3 D television specially designed for sport events could be the winner for those that have the money and will to do that.
The 3 D technology uses a relatively simple concept and almost anybody should be able to understand it, especially if you consider taking into account how we perceive reality every day. This concept relies on the fact that the human mind and eye structure can be tricked. If a man has only one eye he can’t perceive reality tri-dimensionally. So why we do not see flat images in everyday life is related to the fact that we have two eyes on the same plan, but placed at a certain distance one from another. In this case, each eye has its own focal point that aids in creating the image on the retina. Instead, if you watch a conventional bi-dimensional movie, our eyes receive an image shot from one angle, so it has a flat format and the mind tries to generate a 3 D map of what the movie presents.
Following a straight logic line, in order to see a 3 D movie you have to shoot the respective movie from two different angles.
Such a movie tricks the human mind that the projection is a real 3 D projection of the world the eyes perceive. In fact it’s exactly that; just a trick.