Home cinema 3D (or just tick off theatergoers)

After a visit to the local theater and discovering the use of IR 3D glasses (for films such as Avatar), the team over at Furrtek wondered how they worked, and more importantly, how the glasses could be manipulated to tick off audience members. While the original intentions seem a bit childish, they did mention that their final setup could also be used for a home cinema with IR 3D glasses.

Onto the good stuff: the glasses receive IR light pulses timed with the movie to black out the appropriate eye with the appropriate frame and producing a 3D effect. With the use of IR Investigator the team grabbed said timings; it was then simply a matter of building their own IR projector, and bringing it back to the theater to annoy the crowd setting it up for their 3D home cinema.

55 thoughts on “Home cinema 3D (or just tick off theatergoers)

  1. Lol, I’m going out on a limb here guessing one of the reasons for making something like this is using the glasses you ‘forgot’ to return when leaving the cinema at home.

  2. Knowledge is power. Power in the wrong hands is dangerous.

    Don’t screw with people’s time or money.

    +1 on Agent420’s comment.

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