3D Imaging Technologies to Have Maximum Impact on the Health and Entertainment Sectors
The global market is witnessing rapid developments in three-dimensional (3D) imaging, an optical technique in which two images of the same object are blended to create a 3D appearance. Positive market trends and improvements in hardware configurations have made real-time, interactive 3D imaging applications available to everyone. Investors are flocking to entrepreneurs and promising start-ups to enjoy a share of revenues the market will likely generate.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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3D Imaging Technologies to Have
Maximum Impact on the Health and
Research PREVIEW for
3D Imaging Technology - 9 Dimensional Assessment
The Full Analysis Features the Following Content
Section Slide Numbers
Executive Summary 3
Industry Overview 8
Year of Impact 23
Market Potential 25
Global Footprint 27
IP Activity 29
Breadth of Industries 34
Megatrend Impact 36
Potential points of Convergence 38
Size of the Innovation Ecosystem 40
About Frost & Sullivan 45
The depth cues are used to determine the depth relationship between the objects in the scene.
Many depth cues are used by the human visual system to disambiguate the position of objects in a 3D scene.
These cues are divided into two categories - physiological and psychological cues.
Accommodation is the change in the focal length of the lens of
the eye while it focuses on specific regions of the 3D scene. The
change in the thickness of the lens is due to a change in tension
from the ciliary muscle. The visual system uses the depth cue in
tandem with the convergence.
Convergence is the inward rotation of the eye to converge on the
objects when they move closer to the observer.
Binocular disparity is the difference in the images projected on
the left and right eye retina while viewing a 3D scene. It is an
important depth cue used by the visual system to produce the
sensation of depth.
This depth cue provides different views of a scene when the
scene or the viewer is moved.
Physiological Cues Psychological Cues
The linear perspective refers to the change in the size of the image
of the object on the retina in inverse proportion to the object's
change in distance. When the object moves away from the
observer, the image becomes smaller. This effect is called
SHADING AND SHADOWING
The amount of light illuminating a surface is inversely proportional
to the square of the distance from the light source to the surface.
For this reason, the objects that are away from the light source are
darker and this gives cues of both depth and shape. The shadows
cast by one object on the other also gives cues of relative position
The objects, which are at a distance, tend to be less distinct. Since
blue has a shorter wavelength, it penetrates the atmosphere more
easily than other colors. Due to this, distant objects appear bluish
Types of 3D Display Technology/Imaging Solutions
Key Industry Drivers/Challenges
The main drivers of 3D imaging have been the
incursion of this technology in multiple segments and
industries and the use of 3D in medical imaging.
The major challenge is that the 3D imaging market is
Preference for 3D
Use of 3D in
Lack of 3D
Breadth of Industries
Media & Entertainment
Human-machine interface Robotics
3D TV/Mobile phones
3D imaging technology has applications in a number of industries. With plenty of exploration still to be
done with 3D imaging technology, the breadth of industries is going to increase in the coming years.
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