STEREO VIEWING ON SMALL COMPUTERS

RYBICKI, ED ED at micro.uct.ac.za
Fri Oct 29 02:41:26 EST 1993


> SUBJECT: VIEWING STEREO ON IMAGES WITH KINEMAGE
> ------------------------------------------------
...
> >So, I tried to use the stereo option of these programs which will 
> >paint 2 images of the structure on the screen.
> > However this is not helping me because my eyes are not used to 
> >get the 3-D effect this way, unless I use some  kind of glasses. 
 
...
> Stereo viewing requires that each eye sees the same image
> with a slight different degree of rotation (6 degrees).
> 
...
> A way around this is to use a special pair of glasses that
> are in fact a box with 2 reflective mirrors on the side.
> When placed on the head the mirrors reflect only the
> appropriate image to each eye.  The only company that I
> know to sell such glasses is:
> 				nu3Dvu Co.
> 				71 Easct 28th Avenue
> 				Eugene, Oregon 97405
> 				tel 503-484-6176
> 
> The glasses come in a black cardboard housing for 50$
> or in wood for $75
I have an INCREDIBLY simple system which came with an OLD textbook - 
it is a fold-together cardboard structure with two very simple 
lenses; I used it to look at images on-screen rotated 4deg wrt each 
other, and it worked fine - it came from Taylor-Merchant Corp, NY.

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