X-bit Labs writes Sony will show off a 360° autostereoscopic 3D display at Siggraph. It's the first volumetric 3D display with high-quality 3D image, 24-bit full color, compact size, and live motion with digital video interface.
Sony Corp. plans to showcase a 360° autostereoscopic 3D display at Siggraph conference in late July, 2010. Although the display is far from mass production and has a lot of chances not to reach it at all, the demonstration of the device by a leading maker of consumer electronics is very noteworthy by itself.
Sony’s 360° autostereoscopic display allows views of full-color volumetric objects from all angles, as if the objects really exist. It uses special LED light sources to show 360 unique images to all directions in one-degree separations. Viewers can sense the depth of the displayed object because their left and right eyes are seeing different images. Naturally, no special 3D glasses are needed to see the 3D image.