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on May 29th, 2011 in Tech
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YouTube-World’s largest video service has launched the ability to view three-dimensional video in higher quality for owners of Nvidia graphics cards with the technology of 3D Vision.
YouTube has been working on 3D video streaming for a long time in so-called anaglyph mode (with the help of glasses with red and blue lenses, which can be produced even at home), but it is the same high level of image quality. That is the picture quality is calculated substantially increase YouTube, Firefox, and Nvidia, presenting their joint project.
3D-content is encoded using an open video codec WebM, promoted by the Corporation Google, will be available on the HTML5-version of YouTube (originally service based on the technology of Adobe Flash).
“Support for HTML5 and WebM receive thousands of movies in 3D from our library,” – said Jonathan Huang (Jonathan Huang), manager of 3D-products of YouTube.
You must go to the page YouTube with browser Mozilla Firefox 4 to view these crowded spots.In this case, the computer must be equipped with Nvidia graphics technology 3D Vision, will also need a compatible mapping tool (3D-monitor and transmitter with special glasses, 3D-TV, projector, etc.).
Participants say that under the project in the future there will be opportunities to streaming of stereoscopic video. Furthermore YouTube will enable third parties to place the 3D-video, uploaded to popular video service, on the pages of their sites.