TOPIC: Augmented Reality has existed in science fiction and research labs for decades, and is now becoming accessible to consumers on their mobile devices. Fully immersive AR, where the experience moves from a phone screen and into our world via glasses (or contact lenses, or brain implants) is still a few years off, but devices are available today that allow us to prototype what the future might feel like.
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Video Quality Assessment, HDR and 4K
Speaker: Steve Holmes, Sr. Video Applications Engineer Tektronix, Inc.
Video Quality Assessment
Join Producer/ Director Brian Terwilliger as he discusses aspects of making his movie, and watch the film in ILM's recently commissioned 4K private theatre, with a 60ft screen, dual Christie 4K projectors and Skywalker Sound designed 7.1 audio.
As we wrap up another year this is probably a good time to look to the future..
Edison applied for the motion picture camera patent on July 31, 1891 and three years later the movie industry was born with the opening of the first Kinetoscope parlor in New York City. The basis of Edison’s patent is that the rays of reflected light can be captured through a single lens and projected on a series of two dimensional planes of light sensitive media framed over time.