Coming to a theater near you: 3-D movies without those funny glasses

Comments Print Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/file New technology may someday allow moviegoers to watch 3-D movies without the aid of plastic glasses. By Carly Sitrin Globe Correspondent  July 26, 2016 A team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science have created a prototype display that lets audiences watch 3-D movies glasses-free. The technology, dubbed Cinema 3D, employs a complex series of 50 mirrors and lenses that allow viewers to see the same high-resolution 3-dimensional image from any seat in a theater without the hassle of those pesky plastic lenses. “Existing approaches to glasses-free 3-D require screens whose resolution requirements are so enormous that they are completely impractical,” MIT professor Wojciech Matusik, coauthor of a research paper on the technology, said in a statement. “This is…


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