Ray Zone 'King of 3D art' bullish on 3D TV (podcast)

At CES, Larry speaks with Ray Zone, a leading 3D pioneer since the early eighties, when he started producing 3D comics.

Larry Magid interviews 3D pioneer Ray Zone (left)

Ray Zone has been an expert and advocate for 3D since the early 1980s. A pioneer in the field, he is responsible for more than 100 3D comic books, along with plenty of movies and other 3D productions. His interest in 3D began in 1953 when, at age 6, he started reading 3D comics starring Mighty Mouse. He has been converting flat art to 3D for 25 years and has worked on many feature films. He's now involved in the revolution to bring 3D to TV.

I caught up with Zone in the 3D exhibit area of CES where he took a few minutes to share his enthusiasm for the artform and the technology. My favorite quote from the interview: "I'm very happy to have lived to see this day. I'm happy to be part of this coming of age for stereoscopic imaging."

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Larry Magid is a technology journalist and an Internet safety advocate. He's been writing and speaking about Internet safety since he wrote Internet safety guide "Child Safety on the Information Highway" in 1994. He is co-director of ConnectSafely.org, founder of SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com, and a board member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Larry's technology analysis and commentary can be heard on CBS News and CBS affiliates, and read on CBSNews.com. He also writes a personal-tech column for the San Jose Mercury News. You can e-mail Larry.

 

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