Download e-book for iPad: 3D A-to-Z. An Encyclopedic Dictionary by Richard W. Kroon

By Richard W. Kroon

Because the invention of the stereoscope in 1830, stereoscopic 3D has remained at the innovative of the media and leisure undefined. each 20 to 30 years, a brand new new release rediscovers stereo filmmaking, fueling its resurgence with extra twists brought by means of the technological developments of the intervening years. This encyclopedic dictionary deals a definitive compilation of data at the paintings and technological know-how of stereoscopic 3D, together with nonetheless and relocating photos; movie and electronic photograph acquisition; construction, post-production, distribution, and exhibition; and human visible notion. as well as regular dictionary definitions, it comprises many prolonged encyclopedic entries and approximately three hundred black-and-white and colour illustrations. Taking the secret out of 3D's certain language, the paintings offers a foundation for transparent verbal exchange between execs and historic context for these new to the self-discipline.

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Unlike ghosting, which is subjective, crosstalk is an objectively measurable defect. Also bleeding; leakage. Compare channel separation; ghosting; stereo extinction ratio. cross-view freevision Compare cross-eyed viewing. cybersickness Motion sickness caused by virtual reality systems. If one views immersive scenes of motion while remaining physically stationary for an extended time, one is likely to experience symptoms of motion sickness, including nausea, eyestrain, and dizziness.

2. The luminance level of a video signal or individual pixel. 3. A control on some video monitors used to adjust the black level. burn-in Physical damage caused to a CRT or plasma monitor when the same image is displayed for too long and it becomes a permanent feature of the display, generally visible as a ghost image. Such images can be incorrectly interpreted as depth cues, interfering with the 3D effect. Also afterimage. camera convergence See convergence. camera coordinate system A three-axis (X, Y, and Z) system of Cartesian coordinates (oriented so X, Y, and Z represent width, height, and depth, respectively and grow in a positive direction to the right, up, and away, respectively) oriented to a camera’s imaging plane so that the origin is aligned with the principal point (the point where the optical axis of the lens intersects the image plane).

See retinal disparity. Compare parallax. See binocular disparity image in color section. binocular free-viewing; binocular freevision See free-viewing. binocular fusion See fusion. binocular luster; binocular lustre 1. A difference in the reflective brightness of an object in leftand right-eye images. Such objects, when fused into a single 3D view by the human vision system, appear to have a shiny, or lustrous appearance. This is a natural phenomenon often associated with the surface reflections of metal or polished gemstones and is caused by differences in the amount of light reflected into each eye.

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