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 YouTube in 3D?

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Date posted: 23/07/2009

Back on April 1, Google instigated a prank that allowed users to see an effect on Google Chrome that looked like 3D. It was actually pretty cool. But it seems as though that wasn't the only foray into 3D for Google. Apparently, the folks at Google have a "thing" for 3D. One of Google's developers, has been working on creating a 3D effect using anagraph stereoscopy.

The guy that claims to have created a way to add a 3D effect to older videos is "YouTube Pete". He has been playing around with adding tags that can create a 3D effect. He is working on the project as what Google calls a "20% project", which means that it is something that the developer wants to do for whatever reason. It isn't a company priority; it's just something that "YouTube Pete" thought would be fun.

It's an interesting project. Other people have been using the tags provided by "YouTube Pete" to create their own 3D videos. When you watch one of these videos, you can see a drop down menu that lets you choose what kind of 3D glasses you have for best effect. Of course, the video isn't perfect, but it is in 3D. "YouTube Pete" is willing to accept feedback, and tinkers with the project when he has the time.

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