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Lorin Thwaits A geek says what? March 2008 Entries
My image got stretch marks
When playing back content from my 3D camcorder, if you aren't wearing shutter glasses then the result is pretty blurry and bland looking. After putting on the glasses, the scene jumps to life. So while putting together a sample photo to promote how it works, I wanted to superimpose a better 2D image, and stretch it over the existing image of a screen in the photo. It had been awhile since I've done anything real with math, so I took a half hour and figured out a couple equations to do the mapping, ......

Posted On Thursday, March 27, 2008 4:26 AM

3D Camcorder, anyone?
If you have one of these, you can capture *amazing* full-color high definition 3D video: The general idea is: 1. Record a scene with two high definition camcorders running at the same time. Have them mounted on a board, pointed the same direction, and spaced about 1 foot apart. 2. Acquire the footage into a computer and edit the streams to synchronize them with each other to within 1/30 of a second. You now have two streams, one for the left eye and one for the right. 3. Use a filter to combine the ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 12, 2008 2:22 AM

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