Category: Visualisation

Stereo image of a walled city garden, with a pond, grass and a little terrace; a red and cyan pair of 3d glasses is needed to see the effect

Anaglyph: Stereo Effect in Red and Cyan

An anaglyph is a method of viewing a three-dimensional effect on a flat medium: a photo or a screen. There are several techniques to achieve that stereo effect. Motion pictures nowadays often work with polarized light. Chances are you’ve seen Harry Potter, Avatar or Dune that way. Red and Cyan The anaglyph method is much older. Movies were made using this technique as early as the 1950s. In an anaglyph, two images are superimposed; the image for the left eye in red, the image for the right eye in cyan. So, just like with those cinema films, you always need… Read More

How the Oasis of the Seas, largest cruiseship in the world, would look if placed upright as a tower on the Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam

Landmark: the Oasis of the Seas as a Skyscraper

The Oasis of the Seas, ex aequo with its two siblings Harmony and Allure of the Seas, has been the largest cruise ship in the world for years. The boat has a length of no less than 360 meters; that is so long that you cannot have two of them moored at the cruise terminal on Wilhelmina Pier. There are no less than sixteen decks, so you could speak of a floating apartment building. Or perhaps a floating city, because in the center of the ship there are even a square and a park. High-rise In 2014, the gigantic vessel… Read More