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Eye Candy: Stereo 3D Imaging

Historical Facts About Stereo 3D

Here are some facts that prove how long the fascination with stereo 3D has been around:

Around 1500

Leonardo da Vinci, optical studies on the phenomenon of "binocular vision" (Source: Peter Hohenstatt: Leonardo da Vinci, 1452 - 1519, Könemann Verlag, 1998).

Around 1600

Jacopo Chimenti da Empoli, first "stereo" watercolor (Source: 3d-historisch.de ).

1860

First stereo photographs (Source: stereoviews.com )

1927

German Society for Stereoscopy (DGS) founded in Berlin (Source )