Pro Photo Daily - Around the Net | State of the Art: Return of the 3D Camera
By: David Schonauer
Publish Date: Aug. 11, 2017, 7:39 a.m.
Earlier this decade, as 3D TVs had started their brief, ill-fated appearance on electronics store shelves, some adventurous camera makers introduced models that could create stereoscopic 3D stills and video. Like 3D TVs, these cameras never amounted to much — but now, notes PDN, Google is attempting to resurrect 3D photography and filmmaking to complement a new approach to virtual reality called VR180. Google defines VR180 as a stereoscopic 3D image with a 180-degree field of view.