Conversion can fulfil the public’s appetite for 3D
By Martin Hobbs
Ray Snoddy’s article on 3D TV (MW 18 March) raised some very interesting points. Standards and lack of content are certainly problems but as Ray states, issues with standards tend to get sorted out over time – it’s the lack of content that’s an immediate issue.
One solution Ray didn’t mention is 2D to 3D conversion. Conversion is a great way of creating 3D content quickly and efficiently – which is what the broadcasters need – especially with the manufacturers introducing 3D screens to the market.
It’s clear there are still some conversion techniques, particularly the automated ones, that don’t produce a good result, but there are other viable alternatives.
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