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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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Yoz

The mistake the TouchArcade article makes is confusing this display with the 3DS, which provides a glasses-free stereoscopic image. This app doesn't - both eyes are seeing the same thing. The depth cues only come when you move it, otherwise it's a flat image.

Adeon Writer

What Yoz said; while the image will move as you look around, it's not actually going to pop in or out like the 3DS does.

It's still great technology. Thing is, the 3DS could do this technique as well on top of it's already 3D display...

Will be downloading this to my iPhone4 regardless... :O

Galatea Gynoid

"...it's not actually going to pop in or out like the 3DS does."

It does for me. Yes, it's getting the depth cues in a completely different way from the traditional different image to each eye method, but just because the method is different doesn't mean it doesn't achieve the same result. For me, the perceptual experience it identical -- things really do appear to pop out of the display, or be sunk into it.

NeilC

Interesting. For product visualisation, or 3d virtual meeting I could see that having some utility, move the iPad to look around and feel much more as if the device is simply a 'window' to the space. I wonder if getting one 3D cue without the stereo cue will induce headaches?

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