To see how well 3D has performed over the past year, what's going on right now, and a look at the future of 3D - from head mounted displays to holographics, PSLS chatted to Mick Hocking, Director of the Worldwide Studios 3D Team.
One of those head mounted displays already
Yeah, that's be really cool to have.
HMD (head mounted displays) are not new. That is the key piece of hardware for VR. There had been a few attempts at home VR even back in the genesis days. I think it was sony helping them develop it or maybe they were helping Atari with the JagVR??? In any case what we are seeing the the progression of the tech. By default the HMD's are 3d in nature even back then. It was ahead of its time then and costly but like all things....eventually the time is right and the price is right. I believe they are working on a glasses free tv (pretty much all makers are at this point) but also a 3d screen for their phones. That is, if they keep the ericson line going. Imagine, 3d like the 3ds but on smart phones.
I WANT IT TO :)
I'm sure the first installment would cost more than a small car, but a couple years down the line I'd definitely pick one up.
I never wanted that small car, anyway.
I would love to try out the glasses.
They are pretty cool. Lightweight too. It's not VR, its just 3D. But still cool. Like anything, it needs software to take advantage of what it does.
VR's next according to Mick Hocking
what would be awesome is if they used those head mounted 3D displays with the PS4! it would seem like your actually in the game! just imagine looking down at your move controller which becomes your machine gun in the virtual 3D world:) Although, you might want to give yourself clearance playing horror games just incase you freakout and start kicking and screaming lol!
The future is bright. And scary.
That would be freaking awesome!
LOL..!! If they change the colour pattern to black and red then we can walk around wearing one of these looking like Cyclops...
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I might be the only one who remembers playing 3D head-set games like this back around 1995 (for five dollars a game), and to be honest... not interested. Gave me a headache then, motion sickness unlike anything I've ever had in a game, and bulky as hell. Might've just been the tech of the day, but that's what they're wrapping around this current batch o' circuits. Yup. Not interested.
that guy answering avoided lots of sensible topics but i'm glad they asked anyway ...
3D seems a bit to expensive to me at the moment. But i am pretty sure that in a couple of years it will be affordable to me.
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