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Monday, December 08, 2008

Monday Links for Your Reading Pleasure

- The Wall Street Journal offers a round-up of technologies changing the way we watch movies, from BD Live to iTunes to holograms to in-store DVD kiosks.

- Bloomberg News says that the continuing credit crunch will likely slow the deployment of 3-D projection technology in U.S. cinemas.

- The New York Times assesses two new video search technologies from VideoSurf and Digitalsmith. Both use facial recognition software to try to determine who is appearing on screen.

- Last week's 3-D broadcast of an NFL game didn't go off sans snafus, according to Wired News.

- Filmmaker Rob Spence is installing a camera in his eye socket, to replace the prosthetic eye he has previously worn.

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