SCIENCES OF THE 21ST CENTURY – 3D – THE “WOW” EFFECT

An easy-to-watch science documentary, featuring a great deal of insider information on 3D technology.

3D is booming – and not just in cinemas. 3D is apparently on its way to a living room near you! Practically every TV manufacturer already offers 3D televisions, even though there are not many films or broadcasts available in 3D, So what does this muchcoveted “WOW” effect bring us? This easily comprehensible science documentary illustrates from various perspectives the opportunities offered by this new technology as well as the associated challenges. Neurologists, opticians, engineers, graphic designers and actors give us interesting insider knowledge. Why do 3D images give some people headaches and why does the brain have to work so hard to process them? Camera technicians are attempting to resolve this problem.

Genre Science / Technology
Length 45' HD
Film by Harald Stocker
Production bavariaone Film- und Fernsehproduktion for Spiegel TV Wissen
Original Title 3D - Was bringt der WOW–Effekt?
Year 2012

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3D is booming – and not just in cinemas. 3D is apparently on its way to a living room near you! Practically every TV manufacturer already offers 3D televisions, even though there are not many films or broadcasts available in 3D, So what does this muchcoveted “WOW” effect bring us? This easily comprehensible science documentary illustrates from various perspectives the opportunities offered by this new technology as well as the associated challenges. Neurologists, opticians, engineers, graphic designers and actors give us interesting insider knowledge. Why do 3D images give some people headaches and why does the brain have to work so hard to process them? Camera technicians are attempting to resolve this problem.

Science / Technology
Length: 45’ HD
Production: bavariaone Film- und Fernsehproduktion for Spiegel TV Wissen, 2012
Film by Harald Stocker
Original title: 3D – Was bringt der WOW–Effekt?