SPECIAL AWESOME - stereoscopic resource

We at SPECIAL AWESOME are keeping this blog up to date with all the exciting news coming in the world of 3D with special attention to small screens, mobile, consumer devices, and of course - AUTOSTEREOSCOPIC (glasses free). Please dig deep, so much is happening that articles of monumental importance quickly fall down the list into obscurity. Interested in Apple 3D? The latest on touch-screen 3D hand-held devices? Intel 3D? Nokia 3D? ESPN? It's all here and more.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Panasonic 1st USA available products have impressive sales

Panasonic have been 1st out of the gate with 3D TV and Blu Ray players and for those of us interested in 3D the news could not be better. The company has announced that it sold out its initial order of 3D sets, and consumer reports have written that their offerings are superior to the competition.


Tuesday, September 21, 2010

...and Toshiba too...

Well, this certainly hasn't taken long. It was such a short time ago that people were asking and speculating about 3DTV WITH glasses... a short time later the amazing results (particularly from JVC) were being criticized because of the glasses.. and now the autostereoscopic displays are coming up everywhere.

Toshiba's 21" YES - that's TWENTY ONE INCH! is covered here on ZDNET:


Monday, September 20, 2010

Cool video - take a look!

Korean 3D device genius Dr. Seung H. Lee interviewed by 3DGUY.tv at Dimension 3.

He shows some cool functioning mobile devices - yes its is real, happning now, and WORKS.


Still skeptical?

Dorothy Pomerantz (show me the money) columnist from none other than Forbes magazine with Michael Lewis of RealD in a very measured and thoughtful conversation about the future of 3D:


Sunday, September 19, 2010

Intel & Nokia partner for 3D mobile interfaces

Well, this is is quite nerdy for those of you interested in actually digging deep into the details. What is important is that 2 of the largest hardware manufacturers (Nokia are at the top of the worldwide mobile device market BTW) and of course the enormously powerful Intel are involved.


Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Philips 21:9 HDTV receives rave reviews

With its cool features like ABILIGHT and LOCAL DIMMING - not to mention 3D - this new 58" cinema display is the 400hz 3DHDTV we've been waiting for - already available in in Europe for about $5,000 we can only hope they release it here soon.


Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Philips glasses free HDTV

Here it is - glasses free 3D television. While this article isn't particularly impressed with the depth vs. glasses experiences, what is important is that it works! The quality will only improve. It's exciting that major electronics manufacturers like Philips are putting big research dollars into creating truly revolutionary advancements.

video here:


article here:


Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sharp mobile 3D device

Sharps new 3D phone unveiled. 3.7" lcd screen with 800 x 480 with camera.

look here: