Thursday, April 5, 2012

YouTube lets you watch 1080p 2D videos in '3D' with your anaglyph specs

Another day, another bit of news from Google. 3D content has been on YouTube for nearly 3 years. Since last year, the site has given viewers the option to transform "short-form" 2D content to 3D -- with a single click on the settings bar, that is. Today, the beta feature comes to 1080p videos, meaning you'll now be able to watch your favorite shows/movies with extra chromatic impact in full HD. 

YouTube notes that it's "constantly improving the underlying conversion technology," which figures out how to simulate the effect based on characteristics of the video itself and true 3D videos uploaded to the site.

Source: YouTube

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