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How Facebook’s new 3D photos work

In May, Facebook teased a new feature called 3D photos, and it's just what it sounds like. But beyond a short video and the name, little was said about it. But the company's computational photography

Facebook will soon bring 3D photos to the news feed

Facebook made a small but interesting announcement at the end of its F8 keynote today: You’ll soon be able to post 3D photos to your news feed. For now, we know very little about this feature &#

3D movie box office totals take another dive

Could it be that the scourge of 3D film is coming to an end? The box office contribution of 3D showings dropped in 2017 to 12 percent of the U.S. and Canada's $11.1 billion total take, its lowest poin

RED’s ‘holographic,’ ‘SOLID’ Hydrogen phone will ship this summer

Boutique Android phone makers didn't have a good 2017, but RED aims to reverse that trend with its high-end Hydrogen handset, which founder Jim Jannard talks up in a recent post on the company's forum

Sketchfab launches a store to become a stock photo site for 3D models

Sketchfab just launched a store so that you can buy and sell 3D models and reuse them in commercial projects. This is a major new feature for Sketchfab, which has become one of the biggest repositorie

Home.me turns your 2D floorplan drawings into 3D renderings

It’s easy enough to draw a basic floorplan of your home, but turning that floorplan into 3D rendering typically falls into the realm of professional designers. With home.me, TechCrunch Berlin Ha

Google launches Poly, a home for the world’s 3D objects built for creators

As Google builds platforms like ARCore and Daydream that allow users to step into virtual worlds or put virtual scenes inside their phone's field-of-view, there's an onus on game developers to craft t

Goodbye, photo studios. Hello, colormass virtual photoshoots

Berlin-based colormass, one of the startups presenting today at TechCrunch Disrupt as part of the Battlefield, has developed a platform that lets you recreate an IKEA-style experience for your own me

Virtual science lab startup Labster bags $10M to accelerate its ed tech play

Ed tech startup Labster whose software platform enables virtual simulations of laboratories for teaching life science to students, has closed a $10 million Series A round of funding led by early stag

Crunch Report | Hyperloop One Tests Full-Scale Version

Hyperloop One tests a full-scale version, Vizio is suing LeEco for breach of contract, MIT envisions 3D without the glasses and Microsoft has a plan to challenge DeepMind. All this on Crunch Report.

Someone recreated The Office’s Dunder Mifflin in explorable 3D and I love it

The Office is one of two shows that we have on near-constant rotation in our house. It won't sound too weird, then, when I say that trying to mentally recreate the layout of Dunder Mifflin's Scranton

The head of 3D for Windows explains how the feature became a new centerpiece for the OS

Microsoft’s future is three-dimensional. Up to now, we’ve seen the company embrace the notion in dribs and drabs, through the HoloLens and its work with Minecraft. But earlier this week, at an eve

The Makerbot Replicator+ is still the easiest 3D printer on the market

3D printing is in a bit of a doldrums. The novelty has worn off and the limited utility of the technology has been made clear. The bloom is especially off the rose of home 3D printing thanks to slow i

We’re one step closer to the Holodeck with this 20-camera 3D body-capture setup

Have you ever been in a VR conference call and thought, well, I know what everyone looks like from the front, but what about the other sides? The Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications has your b

Vitrima is an add-on that turns a GoPro into a 3D camera

Here’s a neat little add-on for folks looking to get a little more out of their GoPro . The Vitrima is a big metal add-on created by Chicago-based startup Fantem that brings 3D video capture to the

EeGeo picks up $5M to build better 3D visuals for interiors and VR experiences

Startups working on high-quality immersive visuals and the tech to achieve them are in demand these days, and today one that focuses specifically on interactive outdoor and indoor 3D mapping is anno

Scientists Can Now 3D Print Otzi The Mummified Ice Man

Otzi, for those not up on their 5,300-year-old mummified men, died and was frozen in the Alps near Hauslabjoch on the border between Austria and Italy. His body is one of the best preserved human mumm

3D Is The New 2D

User interfaces traditionally have been 2D for desktops and the web. Mobile phone apps, while supporting 3D for specific cases like games, also have been 2D. The Flat UI design movement, although inco

Vayyar, A Startup That Looks To Produce 3D Image Sensors, Raises $22M

After leaving Intel, Raviv Melamed and his co-founders spent a year working out of a garage on an image sensor that could produce 3D images of things behind boundaries like walls. The result is a star

Advances In Facial Animation Will Increase Communication and Creativity

There’s way more to human communication than just words. Anytime you connect with someone face-to-face, or through a webcam with FaceTime or Skype, you are adding to the conversation layers of addit
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