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3D Biz-Ex 2008

3D Biz-Ex will be held September 30-October 1 conference at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif., effectively covering the broad range of 3D applications -- from the lens to the eye.

Headlining this large gathering of 3D professionals are several experienced and successful creators of live action and animated 3-D movies including: producer Jed Weintrob, Buzz Hays of Sony Pictures Imageworks, Domonic Paris, Gina Gallo and Mimi Maynard of Illuminata Pictures and Jason Brenek of Walt Disney Studios.

3D TV Market & Trends: Direct view and projection televisions capable of showing 3D content are available and on the shelf. This session will cover how these products are being marketed, accepted and used by consumers, including challenges and opportunities. Presenters include Mitsubishi Digital, DDD and Insight Media.

3D Content Creation & Digital Cinema: The creation of entertainment content will be studied from several angles, including currently available equipment, along with the future direction and opportunities for creative personnel and hardware/software providers from cameras, through post-production and delivery to digital cinemas. Presenters include Sony Picture Imageworks, Illuminata Pictures, MacGillivray Freeman Films, VisuMotion, Stereoscope Studios, Walt Disney Studios, NEC Digital Cinema, MKPE Consulting, Texas Instruments and Real D.

3D File Formats: Experts in 3D file formats will present several aspects of the much-debated best method for handling 3D files. This session will also include the latest thinking and activity on standards for transferring 3D content between devices. Hear from Philips 3D, TDVision Systems, SENSIO, PassmoreLab, HDMI and SMPTE.

Market Opportunities #1 & #2: Outside of the very fast moving cinema and home 3D markets, other 3D markets/applications as well as component and ancillary technology is also fueling the 3D frenzy. Market watchers will examine the market opportunities for public displays, visualization systems like cave environments, along with gaming. Also explored will be the new hardware architectures and ancillary devices like 3D printing and imaging. Hear from Holographika, Mechdyne, NVIDIA, Jon Peddie Associates, and Veritas et Visus.

3D Around the World: Finally, speakers from five different geographical centers of 3D activity will report on what activities are taking place in their region. Organizations are springing up all over the world, so understanding the dominant issues, key regional trends and status of development activities will provide a full measure of the scope of the 3D phenomenon. Regions and countries include Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Europe and the U.S.

3D Biz-Ex also features a full day of content-rich seminars open to interested individuals on Sept. 29, and a host of networking events, including a special event on the evening of Sept. 30 at the CityWalk @Universal Studios, sponsored by IMAX, featuring a close look at the inside filming of an IMAX film and their approach to 3D.

Exhibits will highlight the latest 3D equipment and software available to the market. Exhibitors include, Mitsubishi, DDD, Magnetic 3D, Philips 3D Solutions, SENSIO, 3D@HOME Consortium,, Da-Lite Screen Company, Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Planar Systems, Scalable Display Technologies, TDVision Systems and VisuMotion.

Online registration closes on Tuesday, September 23. On-site registration will be limited to available seats.

The event will take place at the Sheraton Universal Hotel, just outside Universal Studios, in Los Angeles. Hotel arrangements can be made at or by calling toll free 1.888.627.7186 (or 818.980.1212).

For registration and more event information, visit

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 11:00am to Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 7:00pm
Submission Deadline 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 12:00pm
Los Angeles