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					3D Technology
 in Schools
      Dr. Lesia Lennex
  Morehead State University
    Morehead, KY USA
• 3D is becoming cheaper to access for P-12
  schools

• Projectors can handle 2D and 3D with same
  equipment

• Research into uses for P-12 schools increasing
               3D Images
• Stereoscopic images are used to produce a 3D
  effect by offsetting two images so that the left
  and right eye will differentially perceive depth
  when the anaglyph images are viewed with
  cyan/ red glasses

• Movie 3D operates not on color separation but
  on polarized imaging and glasses.
             3D Teaching
• Virtual Worlds - Second Life

• Textbooks - 3D Magic Library

• Virtual Tours - Museums, Field Trips

• Software- Google SketchUp

• iPad Apps - Science Apps (Bobo’s Circus,
  Toontastic)

• Printers - 3D printers for Media & Food
              3D Printers
• 3D printers range in price from $500 to more
  than $40000
• Media for printing and information about
  process: http://3dprintingindustry.com/raw-
  materials/
• Cost for media is $45 and up
• A great source for choosing a printer is:
  http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/29/3d-printer
  -guide/
          3D Food Printers
• 3D food printers such as Cornell’s
  Fab@Homeprinter have been available since 2007

• Primarily used for single ingredient compositions or
  designs

• Dutch Organization for Scientific Research
  producing frozen pancakes with this technology

• Research under way to use in Space Stations for
  meal variety

• Taste a factor for multiple item dishes
                3D Camera
• Aiptek

• Low-cost 3D and 2D camera/ video

• Works well outdoors but not indoors

• Uploads directly to YouTube

• Easy to use
     3D Editing Software
• ArcSoft (comes with Aiptek camera)

• Vegas Movie Studio (PC only)
                   Issues
• Shutter Goggles- active (rate change for HDTV
  display) v passive (polarized)

• Availability and Cost for Resources

• 3D printing has lots of uses:

• http://www.shapeways.com/blog/archives/184
  9-amazing-hand-painted,-3d-printed-
  miniatures.html

				
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