Tag: 3D

Are you ready for the Hobbit in 3D?

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It’s been eight years since The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King hit movie theaters. Need some new Frodo and Bilbo Baggins in your life? You only have to wait about another year, as The Hobbit will be released in December of 2012, and this time it’s in 3D! 3D you say? …
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Old-fashioned 3D is not an oxymoron.

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With all this chatter about 3D technology, let’s take a time out and talk old-fashioned 3D. And by old fashioned, I don’t mean “real life,” or the blue/red Creature Feature 3-D cinema from the ‘50s and ‘60s, or even the View-Master. I’m talking about stereoscopes—which, according to the ever-accurate Wikipedia, display images in 3D by …
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VSP Optometrist Dr. Nathan Bonilla-Warford shows us there’s far more to 3D than meets the eye

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By now, hopefully you’ve read a blog or two about how 3D technology can help detect underlying vision conditions like strabismus, amblyopia and binocular vision coordination problems. But, that’s not all there is to know about 3D. VSP optometrist Dr. Nathan Bonilla-Warford recently answered some FAQ’s about how 3D technology works with our eyes. For …
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3D Makes Me Dizzy

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3D technology is impressive, but does it ever make your head feel like it’s on overdrive? 3D works by sending two slightly different images—one through each eye—to the brain where they are superimposed to create a 3D effect. However, this is not how you normally see, so it puts extra stress on the visual system. …
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Upcoming 3D Movies

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The results are in and 80% of our friends on facebook voted Avatar the best 3D movie they’ve ever seen! The summer is fast approaching and the box office has a number of great 3D movies for everyone. Whether you prefer the animated Disney classics or lean more toward the impending-doom thrillers, the ones coming soon to …
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3D helped defeat the Germans in World War II

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Guest blogger Dave Johnston works in VSP’s marketing department and shares with us a fascinating article about the implementation of 3D technology in WWII. With the recent advancements in 3D technologies in both the movie and gaming industry, it is hard to believe that 3D technologies played a part in World War II. That’s right, …
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3D Technology Refined

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For those of you that have trouble adapting to 3D images, there are advances in the technology that may help people avoid the headaches and sickness from watching or playing 3D movies or games.  In-Focus 3D might be the answer to these problems.  I recently read a couple articles that describe this promising technology.  In-Focus …
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Make the most of your 3D experience

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If you’re one of the millions thirsting for more 3D — especially after last month’s release of the Nintendo 3DS hand-held gaming system, here’s what VSP Provider Nate Bonilla-Warford, O.D., with Bright Eyes Family Vision Care in Tampa, FL and many other eye doctors are telling their patients. Get a customized view -  customized pair …
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