Start / Menu > Find Press Releases > Full Press Release
Paris—Apr 8, 2011
ActivEyes® glasses by Volfoni, serving the professionals of NABshow 2011
Volfoni, partner to 3D creators
French company Volfoni will present their latest innovation in 3D glasses, ActivEyes®, at NABshow in Las Vegas from April 11 14, 2011.
ActivEyes® are hybrid active/passive glasses. Consumers will no longer have to choose between purchasing active or passive glasses. With ActivEyes all-in-one technology, developed by Volfoni, 3D content can be viewed on any type of screen (TV and PC), including all brands and all technologies.
ActivEyes® glasses incorporate 4 major innovations: design, optics, electronics, and software. The electronic portion of the glasses is housed externally in a small pod that can be clipped to clothing or handheld. This lightens the weight of the glasses, making ActivEyes much more comfortable to wear. ActivEyes use the latest generation of ECB (Electronically Controlled Birefringence) optics, offering exceptional visual quality that surpasses all other LCS (Liquid Crystal Shutter) technology. ActivEyes are the most comfortable glasses on the market and supply the highest luminosity and brightest images available from 3D glasses. The high-end electronic component, which includes fully progressive software, allows ActivEyes glasses to be updated and immediately adaptable to all future advancements by screen manufacturers.
ActivEyes glasses are a simpler investment for professionals because there is no need to choose between passive, active, or easily upgradable technology. “Over the past two years, while developing this technology, we listened carefully to feedback from longtime professionals in the industry. We are pleased that the result is a state-of-the-art product that is generating so much positive response. Because ActivEyes glasses are high quality, lightweight, and have a long battery life, they are attracting attention from many animation and postproduction studios,” says Thierry Henkinet, President of Volfoni.
“During NABshow, we will continue to do beta testing, listen to professional feedback, and strive to provide our customers with 3D glasses perfectly suited to their needs,” notes Bernard Mendiburu, Director of Innovation at Volfoni. With an ongoing commitment to innovation, Volfoni is currently developing new interactive functions, such as multi-view mode. This would allow the user to view different types of content on the same screen, an advantage particular to active glasses. The possibilities are endless, especially in the education and entertainment markets.
You can find Volfoni at NABshow from April 11th 14th, at Booth C11839 in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Fast facts about ActivEyes®:
Along with ActivEyes®, which are for personal use, Volfoni will also present their line of multi-user glasses: EDGE 1.0 IR, EDGE 1.1 DLP© Link and EDGE 1.2.
- First glasses in the world to offer both active and passive technology
- One of the most lightweight glasses on the market, weighing in at 1.02 oz (29 g)
- Compatible with all 3D screens, including TV and PC
- Usable as sunglasses (standard class 2 4 optical protection)
- Uses top-of-the-line liquid crystal technology
EDGE 1.0 serves the cinema and audio-visual market. EDGE 1.1 is compatible with DLP© Link technology, developed by Texas Instruments. EDGE 1.2, the latest model, is equipped with anti-theft RF technology (available this summer).
About Volfoni SAS:
Founded in 2007, Paris-based Volfoni is a renowned 3D technology provider. Volfoni maintains control over its entire manufacturing chain, from R&D to mass production, and has offices in France, the U.S., Germany, Spain, Asia, India, and the UK. The company is proud to count a team of world-class scientists (including three with PhDs in liquid crystal technology), as well as engineers, technicians and designers. Volfoni is one of the few companies in the world offering a wide variety of 3D technologies for all 3D applications from 3D Cinema to immersive simulation as well as engineering, home cinema and gaming, with the utmost attention to quality. Volfoni products are appreciated by the most demanding users because they answer, in a creative way, the constantly changing demands of the 3D industry.
Volfoni SAS Directory page
More Volfoni Press Releases:
Jun 26, 2013
Volfoni introduces SmartCrystal™ Cinema Dual at CineEurope 2013
May 23, 2013
Volfoni at ShowCanada 2013
Apr 19, 2013
CinemaCon Yields More Growth for Volfoni's Passive 3D System
Apr 12, 2013
Volfoni introduces SmartCrystal™ Cinema Horizontal at CinemaCon 2013
Apr 3, 2013
ShowBiz Cinemas Selects Volfoni as its New Digital 3D Cinema Provider
Jan 24, 2013
Regency Theatres Selects Volfoni as its Newest Digital 3D Cinema Provider
Jan 14, 2013
Volfoni to speak at ISE on 3D Education with EON Reality
Dec 11, 2012
Volfoni’s “Surface Switching” Technology Shows the Highest Light Efficiency Among 3D Systems Based on Lcd Polarization Modulators.
Nov 12, 2012
“Innovative Global industry Award” for Volfoni at International 3D Fair 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Volfoni Presents Their Passive 3D Theater System at ShowEast 2012
Sep 23, 2012
CinecAward 2012 for Volfoni's SmartCrystal™ Pro
Sep 20, 2012
Volfoni Supports the 3D Excellence Awards During Cinec in Munich
Aug 22, 2012
Rio Tech and Volfoni Sign Joint Venture for China's Cinema Market
Apr 20, 2012
CinemaCon 2012: Volfoni Presents Smartcrystal Cinema, Their First Passive 3D System for The
Apr 5, 2012
Volfoni, Recognized for Their Expertise in Active 3D, Launches Their First Full-Scale Passive 3D System: Smartcrystal Cinema
Jan 10, 2012
Volfoni showcases creative 3D technology, with its portfolio of passive and active 3D solutions at CES
Nov 30, 2011
Volfoni Continues Development in Asia
Sep 16, 2011
Volfoni Sponsors the 4th Annual 3D Entertainment Summit in Los Angeles
Sep 16, 2011
Volfoni Announces the Next Generation of Active 3D Glasses: Edge 1.2
Sep 9, 2011
Volfoni Will Showcase its Line of Active and Passive 3D Products at IBC 2011
©Copyright 2003-2011 . All rights reserved.