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VOTW: 3D Music Video Doesn't Require Glasses

For the last couple of weeks, people have been discussing the possible technologies behind Nintendo's new 3DS. The company announced it would soon be launching a handheld gaming console that would be 3D-capable but wouldn't require glasses.

The general consensus is that Nintendo will employ Sharp's parallax barrier LCD (click here to learn more) but there are other alternatives when it comes to producing 3D video without the dorky glasses. Below is one such alternative.

The following is a music video for "Doubtful Discomfort" by Blue Roses. Laughing Squid reports that the video uses a technique called wiggle stereoscopy, which films sequences with two cameras, slightly offset from one another. Playback involves rapidly alternating between images from either camera.

As you can see from the video below, watching a movie made using this method would probably induce headaches and vomiting. The 3D also isn't that noticeable but we did find that full screening it and sitting back a little helps.

  • gtvr
    I've seen a lot of music videos that induce headaches and vomiting.
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  • sliem
    What the f**k, it made me dizzy.
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  • RooD
    Call it Seizure and Throw Up... STU 3D
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  • TunaSoda
    "What does 3D without glasses look like, anyway?"
    Go outside and look around!
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  • tommysch
    The one frame one frame thing is HORRIBLE!

    Plz stop it already with the 3D hype, it sucks.
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  • TunaSoda
    The frame switching should be done at least 16 times a second
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  • Drag0nR1der
    wow, sucky 3d effect, sucky music, and boring video subject matter ... oh, and judging by the comments on youtube, lying about it being novel too. I've always hated the stupid expression 'epic fail' but I'm sorely tempted to use it for this video
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  • Drag0nR1der
    Drag0nR1der ... oh, and judging by the comments on youtube, lying about it being novel too
    Oops, should have checked my facts firt, those 'other' videos mentioned just use a shaky effect, they dont try to recreate a 3d experience (although this one only 'tries to' rather than succeeds)
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  • mavanhel
    It looks like a really bad horror movie on WAY! too much acid. I couldn't finish the video 'cause it was just terrible and actually hurt my eyes.
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  • Swift_owL
    Don't know why I was expecting more then what I saw that video.
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