Spatial View and UVPHACTORY bring glasses-free 3D to the iPhone with Grammy Award Nominee The Crystal Method
TORONTO & NEW YORK–Spatial View and UVPHACTORY (UVPH) have joined creative forces to debut the first-ever glasses-free 3D music video available for the iPhone in time for the 52nd annual Grammy Awards. UVPH designed and directed the video entitled “Drown in the Now” for The Crystal Method. “Drown in the Now” features a performance by Matisyahu and is taken from The Crystal Method’s recent album “Divided by Night” which is nominated for a Grammy in the Best Electronic/Dance Album category. The Grammy Awards will be broadcast live on Sunday, January 31st at 8 p.m. ET/PT. After UVPHACTORY created the video in Stereo 3D, Spatial View adapted it for use with its 3DeeSlide, a mobile iPhone and iPod Touch accessory with Spatial View’s proprietary lenticular technology. View the music video at: http://www.spatialview.com/uvph.
Spatial View is a pioneer in 3D image processing and auto-stereoscopic displays. Beat Raemy, CEO at Spatial View says, “Our focus is to enable people to enjoy a natural and affordable 3D visual media experience across a variety of platforms including mobile and personal computers.” In November 2009, Spatial View partnered with Sony Music Entertainment Germany for the Sony Blue-ray disc “forsenses.” Users of iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS and iPod Touch (second generation or later) who buy a bundle comprising of the 3DeeSlide can download and watch Stereo 3D excerpts on their mobile devices.
The creative team at UVPH is excited to work with Spatial View where they can explore new platforms of entertainment. “We have always taken pride in positioning ourselves at the forefront of technology. After our successful venture with Bjork’s Wanderlust video in 3D, we think our Crystal Method video with Matisyahu is an ideal choice to further enhance our stereoscopic division,” says Scott Sindorf, Co-founder of UVPHACTORY. Dimitris Athos, 3D Stereoscopic Producer of UVPHACTORY comments, “Glass-free 3D – autostereoscopic – adds another tool to our 3D stereo pallet. Our 3D delivery capabilities now range from iPhone to IMAX.”
About Spatial View
Spatial View, Inc. (SVI) is a pioneer in stereoscopic 3D image processing and auto-stereoscopic displays. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Spatial View has offices in San Francisco and Dresden. The company makes the 3D experience accessible, affordable, versatile, and inspiring. Spatial View provides software, services and devices for the creation, adaptation, printing and viewing of stereo 3D content on PC and mobile devices. http://www.spatialview.com.
UVPHACTORY is an award-winning motion design, visual effects and production company. UVPHACTORY is known for its creative work for film, television, 3D stereoscopic music videos and art installations. Since the company’s formation in 2000, UVPH has attracted a diverse client base including Adobe, AOL, AT&T, BET, Coca-Cola, ESPN, FOX Sports, General Electric, HBO, IBM, IFC, Johnson & Johnson, MTV, NBC, SyFy Network, USA, VH1, WE Network, and Xerox, among others. http://www.uvph.com.
About The Crystal Method
Heralded by the Village Voice as “one of the best live dance acts on Earth,” The Crystal Method—who is Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland—have been known over the last ten-plus years for their enduring dancefloor anthems (“Now Is The Time,” “Keep Hope Alive”), airwave smashes (“Trip Like I Do”), a willingness to collaborate with an array of talent –including rock’s elite, like Scott Weiland, Filter’s Richard Patrick, New Order`s Peter Hook and Matisyahu just to name a few. The duo has dominated the remix, film soundtrack, television, gaming and advertising worlds. Their platinum-status debut album Vegas (released in 1997) is one of the biggest selling electronic albums of all time, landing them in the top five of best-selling electronic acts in America. They scored the film London as well as the themes for TV shows “Bones” and “Third Watch” and were the first act to work with Nike for their running soundtrack series, but it’s Divided By Night—their Grammy nominated 2009 studio album that takes TCM to all new heights. For up to date information log on to: http://www.thecrystalmethod.com and/or http://www.myspace.com/thecrystalmethod.
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