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Stereoscopic techniques and applications

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents an account of stereoscopic instruments and applications of stereoscopy. Topics covered include geometry of stereoscopic displays, types of stereoscope, volumetric displays, ... More


Historical background

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the history of the subject to the early twentieth century. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 2.1 discusses the history of visual science, covering the Greeks; the ... More


Introduction

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Binocular Vision and Stereopsis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195084764
eISBN:
9780199871049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084764.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of binocular vision and stereopsis, types of binocular stimuli and process, and cyclopean procedures. It then presents the history of physiological ... More


Stereography Begins

Ray Zone

in Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124612
eISBN:
9780813134796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the beginning of stereography in motion pictures. It all began when Charles Wheatstone created a device in 1830 that was called the “reflecting mirror stereoscope”. Sir David ... More


Getting into the Picture Business

Ian Christie

in Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226105628
eISBN:
9780226610115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610115.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Edison’s kinetoscope, launched in 1893 after his success with the phonograph, continued the 19th century’s fascination with reproductive novelties, also typified by the stereoscope. Kinetoscopes, ... More


Picturesque: The Picturesque in the Stereoscope: Nature, Touch, Time

Rachel Teukolsky

in Picture World: Image, Aesthetics, and Victorian New Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198859734
eISBN:
9780191892080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859734.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Most middle-class Victorian parlors would have contained a stereoscope with which to view a collection of stereographic cards. When viewers peeped into the device, the stereoview’s dual photographs ... More


Beyond the Sense Horizon

Rachel McBride Lindsey

in A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the communion of shadows through the optical marvel of the stereoscope. First developed in the decades before the invention of photography, stereographs began as simple drawings ... More


Vicarious Pleasures: Photography, Modernity, and Mid-Victorian Domestic Journalism

Charlotte Boman

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Family magazines such as the Leisure Hour (1852–1905) and All the Year Round (1859–95) featured articles on the rise of new visual media technologies, linking them to domestic consumption and a ... More


Touching Images: Stereoscopy, Technocracy, and Popular Photographic Physicalism

Brenton J. Malin

in Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762790
eISBN:
9780814770153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762790.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the marketing, sale, and scientific use of stereoscopes from the 1890s to the 1920s. While stereoscopes may be largely unknown today, their early twentieth-century success ... More


Average Man

Steven J. Osterlind

in The Error of Truth: How History and Mathematics Came Together to Form Our Character and Shape Our Worldview

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198831600
eISBN:
9780191869532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831600.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter discusses the history and innovations that prompted people toward quantification after the Congress of Vienna ended the French Revolution and the era of Napoleon; this marked the ... More


Scientific Imagery and Visual Novelty

Sean F. Johnston

in Holograms: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198712763
eISBN:
9780191781131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712763.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter explores how visual culture was influenced by a cluster of sciences and industries at the turn of the twentieth century, setting the stage for popular engagement and an audience for ... More


The First 3D Movies

Stephen R. Wilk

in Sandbows and Black Lights: Reflections on Optics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197518571
eISBN:
9780197518595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518571.003.0038
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

3-D movies have gone through several waves of popularity. They have appeared several times in the 20th and 21st centuries, with new developments in technology enabling better effects with each new ... More


Tactile Vision and Enworlded Being

Cleo Hanaway-Oakley

in James Joyce and the Phenomenology of Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198768913
eISBN:
9780191822186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768913.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Stephen’s musings on the pre-cinematic ‘stereoscope’ are discussed in relation to Bloom’s contemplation of parallax and his mention of the ‘Mutoscope’. The three-dimensionality, tangibility, and ... More


Photography and the Image of the City

David Faflik

in Urban Formalism: The Work of City Reading

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288045
eISBN:
9780823290505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288045.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the visual form of urban photography during the technology’s foundational stages of the mid-nineteenth century. Of special interest in this chapter is the photographic form of ... More


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