Industry tech mavens talk future of 3D
Studios predict big changes in home entertainment
By Cynthia Littleton
Get ready for 3D in the home, because it`s going to hit big in the next 18 months, a panel of top industry tech mavens predicted at Variety`s Future of Film confab in Santa Monica.
Ed Leonard, chief technology officer of DreamWorks Animation, said he sees a fast adoption of 3D-capable screens in the home because the technolgy is there. "It`s extraordinary," Leonard said during the sesh moderated by David S. Cohen, Variety`s associate editor of features.
Chris Carey, exec VP of worldwide technical operations for Paramount, noted that there`s very little additional cost for people with HD TV sets to be able to access 3D. Those technologies should be very prominent at next month`s Consumer Electronics Show, Carey said.
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