Sony on Wednesday unveiled what it calls the world's first three-dimensional head mounted display, a device that enables its wearer to experience cinema-like virtual screen viewing.The "Personal 3D Viewer (HMZ-T1)", is a visor-like gadget weighing only 420 grammes (14.7 ounces) that wraps around the head and enables its wearer to view high definition 3D images using two panels mounted in front of each eye.
The demand for movie visual effects has never been greater, but firms that create the imagery for blockbusters are hurting as globalization and runaway production sap an industry California pioneered.This should be a golden age for visual effects in movies. Thanks to the box office success of movies such as "The Avengers" and "Life of Pi," demand for visual effects has never been greater.
They said it'd never happen – partly because it was a bad idea and partly because the cast, crew and audience were visibly bored during its last few years – but Entourage is finally coming to the big screen.
By Satyam Khanna
Hello Yglesias readers! First, a special thanks to Matt for this opportunity to fill in for him while he is on his China junket. When he asked me to blog for him, the first thing I thought was, “Jesus, how am I going to keep up with Matt’s pace?” So, we’ll at least make an attempt.