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80% of Homes Have Access to 3D #Olympics Coverage

80% of Homes Have Access to 3D #Olympics Coverage

NBC Olympics and Panasonic announced the first-ever 3D coverage of the Olympic Games will be available to multichannel providers, which serves nearly 80% of all U.S. homes. Operators carrying the feed, which totals about 12 hours a day, includes Armstrong, AT&T, Cablevision, DIRECTV, Time Warner [Full Story…]

#Christmas -Time Warner Joins Holiday Festivites with 3D Yule Log

#Christmas -Time Warner Joins Holiday Festivites with 3D Yule Log

Time Warner Cable On Demand has launched a 3D version of the Yule Log in time for the holidays. The on demand service is also offering a running screen of snow falling on pine branches, entitled Winter Green and Snowman, both available in standard and high definition. For NY subscribers who are [Full Story…]

3D Printing Startup Raises $5.1 Million to Launch NY Facility

3D Printing Startup Raises $5.1 Million to Launch NY Facility

Shapeways, a NY startup dedicated to  3D printing, has raised an additional $5.1 from its existing investors Union Square Ventures and Index Ventures. The company is a service that allows users to print out 3D designs and a marketplace to sell custom-made products, made from a wide range of [Full Story…]

More 3D Coverage of US Open Tennis Starting Today

More 3D Coverage of US Open Tennis Starting Today

Panasonic, CBS Sports and the U.S. Tennis Association will provide more 3D broadcast coverage of the US Open Tennis Championships this year than last year. Kicking off today in Flushing Queens, coverage of the event will include 3D versions of all Arthur Ashe Stadium matches broadcast by CBS Sports [Full Story…]

MakerBot Demonstrates the Art of 3-D Printing

MakerBot Demonstrates the Art of 3-D Printing

MakerBot, the 3D printing company located in Gowanus section of Brooklyn, held an open house recently and demonstrated some of the work of the company's first "artist in residence," Marius Waltz. The company's consumer grade machine, which costs about $1300, "prints" 3D objects from molten plastic [Full Story…]

Cut&Paste Global Championship Comes to NY this Saturday (#cutandpaste)

Cut&Paste Global Championship Comes to NY this Saturday (#cutandpaste)

This Saturday, the champions in 2D Design, 3D Design, and Motion Design from 10 cities will be converging in NY to participate in the Cut&Paste Global Championship. The designers' workstations will be broadcast live onto large-scale displays in full view of the audience. The event will take [Full Story…]

ESPN Shoots in 3-D at Madison Sq. Garden

ESPN Shoots in 3-D at Madison Sq. Garden

3-D broadcasts are the newest trend in sports television, however, few are doing it for now and those that are, such as ESPN, are still working out the kinks. According to the Associated Press, 3-D is more susceptible to technical difficulties that are completely different to shooting in 2-D. A [Full Story…]

Nintendo Celebrates 3DS Launch at Best Buy Union Square

Nintendo Celebrates 3DS Launch at Best Buy Union Square

In celebration of the launch of Nintendo 3DS, Best Buy in Union Square, NYC hosted a small outdoor party leading up to its midnight release.  Nintendo provided the event with playable demo booths, food trucks, live music and representatives dressed in white snowsuits.  Though Digital Trends reports [Full Story…]

Museum of the Moving Image Presents Installations from Technologists

Museum of the Moving Image Presents Installations from Technologists

Until June 12, the  Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens is presenting six installations created by artists and technologists. The installations employ video game engines, motion- and position-tracking, stereoscopic digital video, and sophisticated image processing software to create [Full Story…]

Cablevision Launches Industry’s First 3D Direct Response Ads

Cablevision Launches Industry's First 3D Direct Response Ads

Long Island based Cablevision is supporting its Optimum Triple Play 3D promotion with the cable industry's first 3D direct response ads.  The spot highlights its bundle of iO TV, Optimum Online and Optimum Voice both online and at 25 Clearview Cinemas in the NYC area.  A 2D version of the [Full Story…]

Confab in NYC Brings 3D Movie Industry Together

Confab in NYC Brings 3D Movie Industry Together

The 3D Experience, a three day event featuring discussions, executive presentations, and 3D movie screenings, took place last weekend at AMC Theaters Empire 25 on Times Square. While execs primarily acted as cheerleaders for the new technology, Imax's Richard Gelfond, urged industry restraint, [Full Story…]

Advertising Week: AOL to Roll Out New Ad Format

Advertising Week: AOL to Roll Out New Ad Format

NY-based AOL plans to unveil a new advertising format during the Advertising Week conference later this month in New York, according to unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal says. The ads will be about four times as large as current ads that typically appear on the AOL Web page border. The new [Full Story…]

Verizon Brings 3D to the NFL

Verizon Brings 3D to the NFL

NYConvergence ORIGINAL Last night, NYConvergence went to the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ., perhaps the most high-tech stadium in the NFL. Though the Giants were playing the Patriots in an exhibition game, the reason we went was not to see how they looked on the field, but to see [Full Story…]

US Open to Be Broadcast in 3D by CBS Sports

US Open to Be Broadcast in 3D by CBS Sports

NYC-based CBS Sports struck a sponsorship deal with Panasonic to produce 3D coverage of the U.S. Open tennis championships to be held Aug. 30-Sept. 12 in Flushing. The tennis matches will be broadcast on DirectTV's "n3D" channel.Games covered will take place the weekends of Sept. 4-6 [Full Story…]

Createasphere Visual Effects Expo Returns in Sept.

Createasphere Visual Effects Expo Returns in Sept.

The Createasphere Entertainment and Technology Expo returns to NYC's New Yorker Hotel in Midtown  on Sept. 21-22. On the first day, a panel called HOT VFX NYC will discuss and screen projects from NY's visual effects companies and artists. Companies participating include: Look Effects [Full Story…]