CG Today - Stereoscopic News

Masterimage3D technology company,  MasterImage 3D, Inc. announced today that it has received a $15M investment from Samsung Ventures. MasterImage 3D provides auto-stereoscopic 3D displays and 3D content creation tools for mobile devices, and 3D digital cinema solutions.

The HobbitCameras started rolling Monday on director Peter Jackson's production of "The Hobbit," following months of delays on the prequel to his Oscar-winning "Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

Hollywood studio funding problems, a threatened actors' boycott and ulcer surgery for Jackson have plagued pre-production on the $500 million, two-movie project.

The director posted a studio news release on his website Monday saying production has commenced in New Zealand on the much-anticipated project.

Upcoming Nintendo 3DS System Will Expand the World of Nintendo Entertainment

Nintendo 3dsA new 3D game from Nintendo's iconic Super Mario series is in the works for the Nintendo 3DS™ portable system. Nintendo also announced two upcoming collaborations: Nintendo 3DS owners will be able to connect automatically to the Internet at more than 10,000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots, while Netflix members will instantly stream movies and other content on their Nintendo 3DS systems. These features were announced today at the Game Developers Conference during Nintendo President Satoru Iwata's keynote address, titled "Video Games Turn 25: A Historical Perspective and Vision for the Future."

Nvidia 3d visionThe latest titles from PassmoreLab’s extensive library of 3D content will soon be available online to fans worldwide. Today, the San Diego-based 3D film studio announced that it has licensed a number of its latest 3D films to NVIDIA for, the company’s 3D online community and content destination. is an online community where NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ technology users can enjoy and share a broad range of 3D content on their PCs. It allows them to stream 3D films, trailers, music videos, sport clips, and video shorts, as well as upload, share and view full-resolution 3D photos.

Stereobank is the 3D stock footage marketplace, leader in lifestyle and sport.

Stereobank LogoSterobank is launching  its online stereoscopic 3D stock footage marketplace. The European company was founded by experts in 3D video and in stock footage
distribution. Stereobank has gathered a dozen contributors worldwide who are producing for the different collections of the stereoscopic stock footage catalogue,  like lifestyle, sport, nature, time-lapse. The versatile 3D player of Stereobank brings the best preview available on the market, so the creative users can focus on  their 3D clips selection. Content producers are shooting with 1080, 2K and 4K resolutions to meet Stereobank's TV and Cinema quality requirements. Clips  are  delivered  in many formats from 3D-TV broadcasting to 3D device demonstration, with licenses starting at $250. Visit to experience 3D stock footage and meet the team at the NAB Show 2011 in the Content Central.