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Seeing in 3D is possible with one eye, St Andrews study suggests

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Posted in Science on 15th Oct, 2013 12:16 AM by AlexMuller

Researchers at St Andrews University said a method using a small circular hole could have wide implications for 3D technology. The study, published in Psychological Science, also has implications for people who have just one eye or difficulties with double-eye vision.

 
The method was said to create 3D similar to effects used in film-making. Researchers said that current thinking was based on the need for two visual images - one from each eye - to be combined in the visual cortex, creating a sense of depth.
 
But Dr Dhanraj Vishwanath, a psychologist at the university, believes both eyes are not necessary for this "3D experience".
 
Dr Vishwanath said: "We have demonstrated experimentally, for the first time, that the same 'special way' in which depth is experienced in 3D movies can also be experienced by looking at a normal picture with one eye viewing through a small aperture (circular hole).
 
"While this effect has been known for a long time, it is usually dismissed.
 
"Now we have shown that it is in fact real, and the perceptual results are exactly like stereoscopic 3D, the kind seen in 3D movies.
 
"Based on this finding, we have provided a new hypothesis of what the actual cause of the 3D experience might be."
 
The university said the 1838 invention of the stereoscope - the technology behind 3D film-making - brought with it the assumption two eyes were necessary for 3D vision.


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Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-10-15
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Thanks to the researchers at St Andrews University, for their study on 3-D sight. Reply
Author: Guest
Posted: 2013-10-15
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So these scientists are saying that can create 3D similar to effects used in film-making with having a person look through a hole with one eye. Amazing what the body's mind can do isn't it. Reply
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Posted: 2013-10-15
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So they are saying that both eyes are not necessary for this "3D experience". That's good to know so are they going to make the 3-D glasses with one lens then. Reply
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