For IMAX3D titles visit IMAX. Note that not all IMAX movies are mentioned there, because there are 3rd party production companies (licensees) working with this format too.
Heaven on Earth for all 3D and VR freaks is the FUTUROSCOPE
in France. Visit their website. It's a MUST SEE. They got everything: IMAX,
IMAX-3D, IMAX Solido, IMAX Magic Carpet, OMNIMAX, VR-machines and more.
ALL in one place. All packaged in an incredible architecture. There's a
on the futoroscope website which shows a whole movie theatre full of people
wearing, NO not polarization-glasses, but SHUTTERGLASSES!
To be precise at Futuroscope they seem to use polarization for IMAX3D and shutters for IMAXSolido.
Info on IMAX3D technology can be found at
The latest (?) model comes from Sonics, it's basically an audio system
The Sonics PSE (personal sound environment), a wireless multi-purpose sound system, used at cinemas, IMAX theatres, museums.
The Sonics PSE (personal sound environment) with optional shutter-unit
(used at theme parks)
3D Systems is dedicated to 70mm stereoscopic technology.
(used at the movie theatre around the corner)
How Polarization turned to Anaglyph - A sad story.
My anaglyph glasses from a screening of "It came from outer space".
My polarization glasses from a screening of "Metalstorm".
Believe it or not. Those classic 3D movies
of the 50's like "Creature" were originally presented in the superior
Polarization technique. Polarization is still used in theme parks for flicks
like Terminator3D and in IMAX-3D theatres of course.
In 1972 someone did red/green anaglyph-copies for a reissue of "Creature" and "Space". This was done to save a few bucks and avoid problems with projection systems etc. So in the heads of the younger generation the myth was born that those movies were originally done in anaglyph. I saw "It came from outer space" in anaglyph myself. That was 15 years ago, on the big screen! Terrible!!! Disgusting!!! In 1996 I finally discovered the shocking truth through a letter by Steve Phillips printed in "cinefantastique" (March 96 issue). Well it's not the first time mankind took a step back.
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Christoph Bungert, Germany