Magnetic 3D Partners With Engadget To Deliver Glasses-Free 3D At NYC Reader Meetup
Magnetic 3D, the global leader in autostereoscopic, glasses-free 3D displays and digital signage solutions, today announced that it has partnered with Engadget, a multilingual technology blog network with obsessive daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics, to deliver a glasses-free 3D experience at their upcoming NYC Reader Meetup.
The free event is taking place on Thursday, August 25, from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM at Guastavino’s, one of New York City’s spectacular urban venues, located at 409 E. 59th Street. Engadget editors will be on the premises along with friends from the Joystiq and TUAW blogs, a host of gadgets, giveaways, and surprises. There is a 1,000 person limit and entry is on a first-come first-served basis so people are encouraged to arrive early as lines are expected.
In partnership with Engadget, Magnetic 3D has created stunning, glasses-free 3D visuals for the NYC Reader Meetup. Representative of Magnetic 3D’s brand identity offerings, this creative content will be shown in a continuous loop for the duration of the event on a 42” Allura Enabl3D™ autostereoscopic LCD display installed in the venue. Magnetic 3D’s proprietary Enabl3D™ technology provides audiences with a realistic visual experience that includes both captivating off-screen “pop” and the immersive perception of depth on what would otherwise be a flat display.
“We are big fans of Engadget and are absolutely thrilled they wanted to include our technology at the Meetup,” said Michael Dorin, VP of Business Development and Operations at Magnetic 3D. “Our innovative autostereoscopic displays have invisible optics built into them so viewers can see 3D content without needing any special eyewear. The technology is hard to believe without seeing it in person, which is exactly why we are so excited to share this experience firsthand with our fellow Engadget fans. I am confident that it will contribute to the event’s innovative vibe.”
About Magnetic 3D
Headquartered in New York City, Magnetic 3D (http://www.magnetic3d.com) designs and produces industry leading end-to-end autostereoscopic 3D display solutions, 3D digital media and 3D services. Magnetic 3D’s Enabl3D™ hardware and software solution modifies flat panel displays, enabling them to show High-Definition 3D video content without the need for any special eyewear. The company focuses on exceeding client’s 2D expectations by delivering the highest quality, glasses-free 3D visual experience in retail digital signage, hospitality, movie-theaters, casino gaming, hotels and other public venues.
Engadget is an online magazine focused on tech / gadget news and happenings in the world of consumer electronics. The site is updated multiple times a day (really, a lot), and features short (and not so short) news posts, product reviews, videos, photo galleries, editorials, and stacks of special featured content. Engadget also produces the weekly Engadget Podcast, hosted by Editor-in-chief Tim Stevens. In September of 2009 Engadget also launched The Engadget Show, a technology-driven video show which includes recurring live events and short segments.
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