Meet the world's first 3D printed car

2014-09-15 14:10

The world's first 3D-printed car, the Strati - a two-seater electric car - took just 45 hours to print and will be on sale before the end of 2014. The new model took its first test drive!

World's most detailed 3D brain map made

2013-06-21 07:22

Scientists have finely sliced a human brain and then reconstructed it to create the world's most detailed map of the brain in three dimensions.

Peter Jackson: 3D is the way forward

2012-12-24 18:02

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson loves using 3D in his movies because he thinks it helps bring the audience into his films.

GI Joe sequel postponed to 2013

2012-05-25 14:07

The release of upcoming action flick G.I. Joe: Retaliation has been delayed by nine months due to plans to convert the film to 3D, Paramount claim.

Peter Jackson unveils Hobbit scenes

2012-04-25 13:04

Director Peter Jackson has previewed 10 minutes of footage from The Hobbit, but some critics claim that the footage looked like a "a low-budget TV show".

Kate Winslet can't watch 3D nude scene

2012-03-28 22:43

Kate Winslet says she doesn't think she could watch her nude scene with Leonardo DiCaprio in Titanic in the new 3D version of the disaster movie.

The Avengers set for 3D makeover

2011-12-23 19:37

Disney has confirmed that the highly anticipated Marvel superhero movie The Avengers will have a 3D release alongside its originally planned 2D version.

Steven Spielberg wants Jurassic Park 3D

2011-12-15 16:01

Steven Spielberg says he is keen to convert his classic dinosaur movie Jurassic Park into a 3D, based on the success of Avatar.

James Cameron teases Titanic in 3D

2011-10-31 14:29

The first scenes from James Cameron's new 3D version of the mega-blockbuster hit Titanic have been unveiled ahead of the film's re-release in April 2012.

Fright Night (3D)

2011-09-30 10:35

Colin Farrell stars as a sexy vampire in a fun horror remake that improves on the cult classic original from 1985.

The Lion King (3D)

2011-08-08 16:00

A beautiful, classic animated feature, well worth revisiting.

Harry Potter seeks box office magic

2011-07-14 17:47

As Harry Potter makes its final return to cinemas, the producers are hoping it may bring enough box office magic to score the biggest opening weekend.

Tim Burton not tied to 3D technology

2011-05-31 18:00

Tim Burton has said he does not think that 3D movies should be forced on film fans and won't be using the technology for his next movie.

Art-house 3D opens new vistas in Berlin

2011-02-13 22:06

Art-house cinema breaks into the next dimension at the Berlin film festival with hotly awaited 3D premières from European movie makers.

3D kickoff

2010-06-24 00:00

We’ve had 3D movies for a long time, but actual live 3D television broadcasting has only just become a reality in time for the Soccer World Cup in South Africa. Official technology partner for the tournament – Sony – is behind the new broadcasting initiative.

Samsung, Cameron team up for 3D

2010-05-14 07:51

South Korea's Samsung Electronics and "Avatar" director James Cameron have announced a deal to work together to boost 3D television content.

Sony to roll out 3D television

2009-09-03 08:13

Japanese electronics giant Sony has said it aims to bring 3D television screens into homes next year, a technology usually found in the cinema at present.


Creepy 3D babies for sale

2014-01-20 14:17

Now you can buy a life-size version of your (or Kim Kardashian's) baby.

Doctors 'print' on baby's airway tube, save his life

2013-05-23 07:51

Doctors have saved an Ohio boy by 'laser-printing' an airway tube so he can breathe.

Print a 3D model of your foetus

2012-11-28 15:53

Why settle for a fuzzy scan when you can own a 3D model of your unborn baby?

Robert Redford slams 3D

2012-04-30 14:47

Robert Redford has slammed the use of 3D technology in movies and he predicts there will be a natural "fall out" in years to come.

Cameron refloats Titanic in 3D

2012-03-30 21:08

Director James Cameron is ready to refloat Titanic in 3D, 15 years after naysayers wrote him off.

Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace (3D)

2012-01-26 13:38

Experience it for the first time in 3D.

Box office duds, weak films spoil 2011

2011-12-29 14:41

Hollywood box office revenues for 2011 were down to a 16-year low as the year's movie line-up fell well short of studios' record expectations.

'Star Trek 2 is mine to mess up'

2011-12-22 22:07

JJ Abrams admits the only way Star Trek 2 will not be a success is if he "screws up" the direction at the script is "amazing".

The Adventures of Tintin (3D)

2011-12-01 13:44

Rather than being the smash that it should have been, Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson's long-awaited Tintin adaptation fails to live up to its source material.

Nemo, Little Mermaid returning in 3D

2011-10-05 12:35

Hot on the heels of the box office success of The Lion King 3D, Disney and Pixar are reviving four of their classic animated films in 3D.

Robert Rodriguez: 4D films interactive

2011-08-19 18:02

Director Robert Rodriguez thinks 4D films will bridge the gap between computer games and films and make movie-going less of a passive experience.

SA's iconic pup Jock goes 3D

2011-07-28 14:44

The makers of Jock of the Bushveld, South Africa's first 3D animated feature, hope the film will put the country on the 3D map.

James McAvoy slams 3D movies

2011-06-17 22:09

X-Men star James McAvoy has written off 3D movies as a "waste of money" and cites Clash of the Titans as an example of what not to do.

The real deal

2011-04-14 00:00

There are very few technology products that live up to the marketing hype that accompanies their entry to the market. Companies making truly amazing devices are quietly brilliant. Nintendo didn’t create a big hoo-ha about its latest gaming console, the 3DS – which is easily the most remarkable piece of technology we’ve seen over recent years.

Glasses-free 3D TV hits stores in Japan

2010-12-22 16:01

Toshiba has launched in Japan what it calls the world's first television that allows viewers to see 3D images without the need to wear special glasses.

World Cup fever boosts 3D TV sales

2010-06-17 10:56

South Korean firms are enjoying a boom in sales of 3D televisions thanks to rising demand stoked by the World Cup in SA, officials say.

For some, 3D movies a pain

2010-01-10 00:33

Movie buffs and sports fans looking to 3D televisions for the ultimate home theatre experience may want to get their eyes checked first - or risk a 3D headache.

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