Category Archives: Virtual Reality

SBS 3D Aspect Ratios

Just about every day, I pop “SBS 3D” (without quotes) into Toogles and sort by Upload Date. Today, I finally cracked and had to point out this: Look at that. Four different aspect ratios for SBS 3D! And that’s just … Continue reading

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LucidCam With A Selfie Stick

Dany Dan comes up with another brilliant 3D printing hack to extend the usefulness of the LucidCam.

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A Rebooted Looney Tunes In CGI Converted To SBS 3D

If I’m not mistaken, they’ve taken the voice track from an originally-hand-animated Looney Tunes and remade the entire imagery in CGI. A YouTube user then converted it to SBS (side-by-side) 3D video. On the desktop, YouTube will display this only … Continue reading

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LucidCam Is Still A Beta Test Project

Anyone thinking about buying the LucidCam should wait. Lucid pushed out an update that finally permits full 4K recording. The person in the video can’t get the update to happen. With both his iPad and Samsung Android phone, he has … Continue reading

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Daydream VR With Any Cardboard-Like Headset

After the break, part one of what will be a two-parter about getting Daydream VR to work on any Cardboard-like VR headset.

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Reference: Format LucidCam 180 for YouTube 360

LucidCam has posted instructions. They require having After Effects. What about people who don’t?  Something is unclear. Previously here: Virtual Reality category

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Video: Be Wary Of Non-Daydream View “Daydream” Headsets

After the break, a review of the BoboVR Z5 headset. Some people might think it’ll do Daydream View VR at half the price. Nope. This is another example of you get what you pay for.

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A VR That’s Been De-VRed

Someone has taken the Invasion! VR and de-VRed it. It’s now side-by-side (SBS) 3D video!

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Oculus Co-Founder Jack McCauley On VR

Ouch! Sales for PC-tethered headsets have been less than underwhelming. Now that the PC stuff isn’t working out, it’s all mobile. That’s my hunch. Oculus Cofounder Jack McCauley Joins A VR Camera Startup The LucidCam team has him now. It … Continue reading

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Rough Reference: S8, S8+, G6, XZP, iPhone 8 Screen PPI

All specs, except iPhone, taken from GSM Arena. *Here I disagree with everyone else. Everyone is seeing this (via 9to5Mac): And thinking the “function area” will be a permanent placement. I say no. That would be stupid. I think we’ll … Continue reading

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