The Japan Committee of the International 3D Society (I3DS) was established today to contributing to the growth of stereoscopic 3D technologies and content creation through education, awareness-raising, and recognition activities.
I3DS was established in the US in 2009 and now has a membership of over 400 companies and organizations involved in the art and technology of producing 3D content.
The I3DS Japan Committee aims to improve the art and technology of 3D content and to support the development of 3D industry specialists through cooperation with related companies and organizations in Japan.
Jim Chabin, President & CEO of I3DS, said, "We are very happy to see the founding of the I3DS Japan Committee. We look forward to the realization of a 3D education curriculum and an awards program for Japan that have been localized based on the experience of the 3D University in the US, and at the same time, we expect to see collaboration between 3D University activities around the world."
The I3DS Japan Committee will promote activities such as developing specialists in 3D content production, distributing information on proper 3D viewing, and presenting awards for outstanding 3D productions. The committee plans on gathering members from industry and educational organizations involved in 3D content, content production studios, broadcasters, and manufacturers of content production devices in Japan. It also intends to promote these activities in cooperation with the US-based I3DS organization and other regional I3DS committees that are launching activities in Asia and Europe.
At International 3D Fair 2011 in Tokyo, which will take place at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation and the Tokyo International Exchange Center from Thursday, October 20, to Saturday, October 22, 2011, seminars and workshops will be given by US I3DS executives and Hollywood stereographers. Awards for outstanding 3D content will be also given at the event.
About the International 3D Society (I3DS).