Credited by historians with the discovery of stereoscopic 3D in 1852, Sir Charles Wheatstone
was a tireless advocate for 3D and is widely credited with proving the potential of stereoscopic 3D.
The leadership shown by Panasonic in the field of 3D has earned it the Charles Wheatstone
Award from the International 3D Society and much praise from the industry.
The "Charles Wheatstone
Award" was named after Sir Charles Wheatstone
, an English physicist who invented the Stereoscope and advocated stereoscopic imaging back in early 19th century.
It was invented by Sir Charles Wheatstone
, who went on to become an eminent scientist, in the 1840s.
Between the American and British inventors William Cooke, Charles Wheatstone
, and the more famous Samuel Morse, the telegraph slowly then rapidly takes hold of the Western mind.
Other fascinating details include a brief description of the work of Charles Wheatstone
, a professor of experimental physics and the inventor of the stereoscope and the "enchanted lyre" (a harp worked by striking piano keys in the next room), as well as an investigator into dreams.
Though it's hard to believe, stereoscopic photography has been around for 161 years, ever since Sir Charles Wheatstone
figured out how to use a collection of angled mirrors to create the illusion of three-dimensionality using two two-dimensional photos of the same shot.
Virtually every aspect of the concertina is introduced and discussed in clear fashion: invention, manufacture, pertinent repertory, and performing artists, as well as the background of Charles Wheatstone
and the aristocratic audiences who became devotees of the instrument.
DreamWorks Animation (DWA) was honored with the Sir Charles Wheatstone
Award for education and distinguished achievement for 3D body of work.