The history of Stereo-3D

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The technology of Stereo 3D has a long history. Since ages mankind is wondering how we see at all. People were researching the eyes and thinking about what is light. At the same time they thought about how stereo vision works.

That secret was finally disclosed in the 19th century by Charles Wheatstone. Since then there was a rapid development of equipment and techniques for stereo 3D.

The history of Stereo 3D is quite exciting. In this article it is divided in different chapters, starting in ancient times till todays modern digital Stereo-3D. Have fun!