Montag, 30. April 2012

First pics of my DIY 6 view camera rig

Hi everybody! Fifteen months ago, I built this stable alu rig that can take up to six Canon TX1 synched with the mighty Stereo Data Maker. I never used it before, because until this week end I feared to have more than two a/v streams to handle. But I plan to soon start using COSIMA with its video features. I attended a well done talk by Peter Herbig, the creator of COSIMA at the 3Dimensionale in Vienna. The rig was CNC milled from a single metal plate with the Frontplatten-Designer, a simple and free CAD tool provided by the Schaeffer AG. With a few extra nuts, bolts and 90 degree flanges and some foam tube handle bars it forms to this :

Motorola zoom can play trueColor3D over/und clips in portrait mode

I recently took a coach to Vienna to attend the and found myself sitting next to a zoom 1 user. I showed him the KMQ s3D viewing method on my iPad and we also tried to watch one of the KMQ clips on vimeo. After many disappointing failed attempts with older Android tablets who always forced video to landscape orientation, I was surprised - the zoom was able to play a portrait video in portrait orientation.