Woods Hole Imaging Systems, the 3D HD production unit of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), will have 3D footage at several NAB booths this year, including Sony and JVC. The unit has built over 30 3D rigs for and postproduction service in the past five years, and is now making these available to outside groups. They specialize in the construction of ultra-small, low power, high resolution, mini 3D camera systems that perform in hostile and non-studio environments.
“Our smallest 3D camera rigs weigh in at approximately four pounds and can be operated by a single individual,” says research specialist William N. Lange. “A comparable 3D camera is about 50 pounds. We’ve seen considerable interest from sports producers in our ultra-small 3D cameras systems.
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