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Fujiflim launches 3D Camera

Fujifilm Enters the Third Dimension - Gadgetwise Blog - NYTimes.com

October 2, 2009, 1:45 pm

Fujifilm Enters the Third Dimension
By Rik Fairlie



We are entering the third dimension.

And we’re doing so without the cheesy glasses.

Fujifilm just took the wraps off its long-awaited 3D camera and photo frame, which can capture and display 3D (and 2D) photos and video. The technology is sometimes amazing, but it seems likely to appeal primarily to a small group of stereoscopic photo enthusiasts.

I had some hands-on time with the camera and photo frame during a briefing with Fujifilm, and I thought the images were an interesting novelty, if a bit distracting. The 3D effect is cool, but it’s a special effect that emphasizes wow over reality. It’s not for everybody.

Nonetheless, the $600 FinePix Real 3D camera is an intriguing piece of hardware. The 10-megapixel model employs dual lenses and CCD sensors to capture and process two images and overlay them to create the 3D effect. It’s a solid chunk of camera, housed in a sturdy aluminum die-cast frame, but it’s also much bulkier than your average point and shoot. The camera yields photos in the MPO multiple image format and records video at 800-by-600 resolution at 30 frames per second.

The $500 FinePix Real 3D V1 viewer is an 8-inch photo frame with an SD card slot for loading images and video (it also has 512MB of built-in memory). The 3D photos look a bit rough on this LCD. You have to find the sweet spot to match up the image properly, and when you don’t, you’ll see plenty of blurriness and ghosting. It gave me a headache.

The final piece of the solution, lenticular printing, will launch later this month. Users of the FinePix Real 3D camera can order 3D prints online from Fujifilm’s SeeHere.com at a steep cost of $7 per 5-by-7 print. The photos are processed at a special lab in Tokyo and require a two-week turnaround. Fujifilm passed around some 3D photo prints and most of them looked nice and not dramatically unreal.

The company has partnered with graphics giant nVidia to create a solution that enables users to display 3D images on their PC monitor. But there are some gotchas: To view 3D images on a PC, the computer (Windows only) must have updated nVidia drivers that recognize MPO files. You’ll also need a monitor capable of running at 120 hertz and nVidia’s $199 3D Vision kit, which includes a pair of (uncheesy) glasses required to see the image in 3D. The good news is that investment extends far beyond the Fujifilm camera, since you can also view hundreds of videogames in 3D.

Fujifilm displayed a gallery of 3D images on a PC monitor, and here the effect was astounding. Photos were sharp and freakishly dimensional. Again, not realistic but this time the images were very crisply rendered.
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Fujifilm revolutionizes with FinePix Real 3D W1 camera

Fujifilm revolutionizes with FinePix Real 3D W1 camera



Photography enthusiasts may now be seen intensifying their passion for photography and getting glued to their camera as Fujifilm has recently proclaimed the FinePix Real 3D system, an innovative imaging technology. Claimed to be the world’s first three-dimensional digital imaging system, the camera allows users to enjoy 3D images without the necessity of wearing those special 3D glasses.

This groundbreaking 3D system features inventive FinePix Real 3D W1, the 3D camera, FinePix Real 3D V1, an 8 inch viewer which enables phenomenal 3D images to be displayed. Besides, it comes with 3D print and Fujifilm’s high precision production technology that allows users to print 3D images.

“Fujifilm believes in bringing the latest of its technological innovations to the discerning buyers in India. In accordance with our strategy to become one of the top digital camera brands in India and acquire 15% market share in three years, we shall continue to introduce digital camera models that are either world’s first in some aspect, are award winning or based on an innovative technology that’s exclusive to Fujifilm owing to our incessant research & development.” stated Kenichi Tanaka, Managing Director, Fujifilm India.

Users with a passion for photography may greatly admire the camera as it features the individual shutter 3D shooting’ mode where the camera takes two shots, one after the other, and saves a single 3D image in the camera manually. Users can then edit that 3D image produced. This feature is believed to be extremely useful for landscape photography where a 3D image is difficult to achieve, or conversely, macro shots, where the 3D effect can be too strong. Besides, by utilizing the Parallax Control feature, the 3D images can be manually adjusted for a clear and sharper 3D view. Adjustable in both live images on LCD panel while shooting and recorded images, this simplicity-of-use now allows users to metamorphose into creative photographers.

“Fujifilm invented the digital camera and we continue to lead technological innovations in the imaging industry. Our latest 3D imaging system exemplifies this well enough. We wish to assure buyers that when they buy a Fujifilm digital camera, they are getting the best value for money and our product is technologically advanced and superior,” explained A. Rajkumar, Country General Manager (DSC), Fujifilm India.

This amazing 3D camera comes integrated with its advanced 2D mode permitting photography fanciers to take two different shots concurrently by merely pressing the shutter once. On the other hand, its unique tele/wide simultaneous shooting mode allows to zoom the subject alongside a wider angle just by changing the settings of the two lenses.

The latest 3D digital camera with distinctive and highly-forward 2-color simultaneous shooting mode feature also allows users to take photos of the same scene with different colour tonalities. Moreover, there are 13 different types of scene position featured in the camera whereby camera buffs can enjoy multiple shooting styles in 2D and 3D. At the same time, the 2-sensitivity simultaneous shooting mode offers the functionality to change the sensitivity setting of the two shooting systems. The camera also employs easy-to-use features such as micro thumbnail view and image search. It can also receive image data through high-speed IR communication. Users can also directly connect it to their computer through USB and transfer stored images to the viewer for display.

Photography zealots can purchase the spectacular FinePix Real 3D W1 camera for Rs. 39,999 through all authorized Fujifilm retail and channel partners across the country.
 

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i have a fuji s5700 digital camera 7.1 mega pix

Its a fantastic camera and has very positive reviews from fuji owners,i love my camera and chose it after much time trying to find the best camera for my budget.Its ace..
 

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