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Subject:Re: 3-D From:Gregory P Sweet <gps03 -at- health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us> To:techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Tue, 22 Mar 2011 13:16:20 -0400
Well now you are just getting into augmented reality -- why switch back and
forth between glasses & screen and a physical object when you can just
project the material in the person's line of sight, superimposed on the
techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com wrote on
03/22/2011 11:21:25 AM:
> From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
> To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Date: 03/22/2011 11:21 AM
> Subject: Re: 3-D
> Sent by: techwr-l-bounces+gps03=health -dot- state -dot- ny -dot- us -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> 3D modeling, such as the ability to view a rotatable image, has been
> used for quite some time now, but I think the value of 3D displays
> for technical documents is going to be very limited as long as glasses
> are needed to view them, because switching back and forth between
> viewing a screen with 3D glasses and viewing a real object without
> them is a quick path to a splitting headache, especially if your
> workspace has flourescent lighting. If someone manages to devise a
> way to generate 3D without the need for glasses (think Star Trek
> holodeck), that will be the game-changer.
> Gene Kim-Eng
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 8:03 AM, John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > The talk of monitors got me thinking..
> > Anyone considering any impact to what we do from the perspective of
> > 3D, maybe in the area of exploded diagrams?
> > I'm now seeing laptops with 3D capability being sold on Dell, so I
> > guess it is touching on mainstream.
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