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HoloToy’s iPhone app delivers 3D without glasses

Have you checked out HoloToy’s iPhone app? It’s the work of one man — Ben Hopkins — who’s taken advantage of the brain’s visual processing expectations to make images appear 3D, even though they’re actually flat images. He uses the angle of the device to present a believable 3D scene. It’s really quite remarkable.

You’d think it’s absolute rubbish… until you see it. Have a look at these two demo videos:

HoloToy is $0.99 (or £0.59) on the iTunes App Store (link). I imagine Ben is ready to help anyone else implement his technology for their games too. You can get Ben over at Kode80.

By Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

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