lenticular 3D

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lenticular 3D

A type of glasses-free 3D (autostereoscopic) technology that separates the image into left and right frames and uses a convex "lenticular" lens to direct the eyes appropriately. The left and right frames appear as columns of left and right pixels or blocks of left and right pixels for multi-view images.

Having evolved from lenticular printing methods that create the illusion of depth on printed matter, a layer of lenticular lenses in front of an LCD display screen is used to direct the stereo frames to the appropriate eyes. This technique is also used for large screens in retail stores and shopping malls that create a more eye-popping display than 2D signage. See parallax 3D, 3D visualization, 3D rendering and lenticular printing.


A Lenticular Display
The lens directs the left image to the left eye and the right image to the right eye.
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These new, eye-catching exhibits from the company include: the world's largest 71-inch 21:9 Cinema Scope HD (CSHD) 3D TV LCD panel; a large, interactive 3D touch panel solution with video game applications; a leading 65-inch quad full high-definition (QFHD) 4K2K lenticular lens 3D LCD TV panel; and an array of 3D displays for various applications.
A Dimenco spokesman said: "We put a lenticular lens over the panel which creates a left view and a right view.
The system uses a camera incorporated into the display's LCD screen to determine where the viewer is, then projects 3D images through a single-convex lenticular lens which is attached to the front of the screen.
You can grab about one and a half seconds and put it into a lenticular label," says Gary Jacobsen, president and founder of LentiClear Lenticular Lens and Animated Printing & Packaging, in Itasca, IL.