TVB 3DTV Tech Alert: JVC Stereoscopic Image Processor
WAYNE, N.J.: JVC rolled out a 3D image process this week just as news about
the format burgeons with the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show. JVC’s
IF-2D3D1 Stereoscopic Image Processor works as a 2D-to-3D converter and as a 3D
left/right mixer. It allows 3D footage captured on paired cameras to be viewed
immediately in 3D, on location, on a 3D capable monitor.
The 1RU-sized processor is compatible with a range of HD formats, and using
proprietary JVC algorithms, handles 2D-to-3D conversion in four mixed formats
for stereo video output. Those include line-by-line, side-by-side-half,
above-below and checkerboard. The IF-2D3D1 can also output discrete left and
right signals via HD-SDI or HDMI for dual projection or editing. Output can be
adjusted for parallax--image displacement--and 3D intensity, both with natural,
anaglyph, and sequential viewing modes.
The conversion technology in the IF-2D3D1 will be available under license. (TVB has a query into JVC about terms.)
It will be available in March.