5:00am PT by Carolyn Giardina
Honors and Hires: GoPro's Hero3 Among 13 Technologies Named 'Best 3D Products'
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The International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society announced its “Best 3D Products” of 2013. They are a 3D HD head mounted display from Sony; the M801D80 Razor LED Smart TV with theatre 3D, from Vizio; a portable 3D laser projector from Optical Microvision Lab; Amblyz, a technology for medical use from Xpand 3D; HD3D View-Vaster, from Cyclopital; a wide angle lens adapter for Sony PMW-TD300, from Cyclopital3D; a stereo base extender for Panasonic HDC-Z10000, from Cyclopital3D; GoPro’s Hero 3 portable cameras; and DeepSee-X, an underwater mirror rig from DeepSee-X. Also honored will be four apps: Tridef 3D Mobile App and Yabazam, both from DDD; 3doo 3-D player app from 3doo; and 3DGo from Sensio.
Testronic has promoted Jason Gish to senior vp of film and television services and general manager of U.S. operations. He previously served as vp of business development. Additionally, Shana Rosencrans has been upped to vp of U.S. operations from director. Gish will manage strategic development, sales, and technical operations in the Americas. This will include implementation of UltraViolet interoperability testing, file-based workflows and QC. He will also serve as part of Testronic’s global management team, working with the company’s UK, Belgium and Poland offices. Rosencrans will oversee day-to-day operations of Testronic U.S., and will also work with operations in the UK and Poland.
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