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DepthQ® Precision 3D Technology

DepthQ / Lightspeed Design, Inc. has been a worldwide leader in stereoscopic 3D for twenty-six years, successfully commercializing landmark hardware and software technologies such as the DepthQ Polarization Modulator & CineBright™ 3D Light Recycler for 3D digital cinema, the DepthQ stereoscopic projector, and the DepthQ family of 3D media software.

DepthQ is a respected stereoscopic technology brand trusted by the most discerning clientele, and assisting in a wide range of disciplines - from 3D digital cinema to virtual reality...from screening rooms to pharmaceutical visualization...from surgical support systems to 3D film production.

DepthQ Polarization Modulator for 3D Digital Cinema

Allows digital cinema projectors to display stunning stereoscopic 3D films, viewable using inexpensive passive glasses. Now being used in over 2,000 first-run movie theaters around the world, and certified by six major Hollywood studios. Also available for use with any 3D-ready DLP Projectors for advanced 3D visualization.

DepthQ CineBright™ for 3D Digital Cinema

Is our patented high-brightness passive polarization solution for 3D digital cinema, which delivers a dramatically brighter 3D image for your guests. Increased light efficiency coupled with the shortest dark time in the industry provide new revenue-generating and cost-saving opportunities through flexibility in screen, audience and lamp sizes.

DepthQ VR

Is both a technology and an immersive 360° attraction enhanced with motion and interactivity, that captures the viewers' attention to deliver compelling and memorable experiences. DepthQ VR unites our well-seasoned talents and expertise in attraction design, consumer engagement, and event technology to help you create fresh and exciting experiences. Applications include attractions for theme parks, cinema lobbies, museums, heritage centers and event marketing.

Surgical Display Systems

Lightspeed provides design and installation of custom 3D visualization systems for integration with all Intuitive Surgical, Inc. da Vinci® Surgical Systems. We also offer a standardized product for patient-side assistance - the DepthQ Mobile™ 3D Visualization Cart. DepthQ Mobile integrates high-quality stereoscopic display with our DepthQ Capture™ and DepthQ Player™ software in a compact, height-adjustable and mobile package.

Surgical Systems Support Services

Lightspeed Design, Inc. provides both 3D systems integration for permanent installations as well as 3D support services for surgical clients requiring 3D visualization at lectures, trade-shows and conferences.

DepthQ HDs3D2 Video Projector

A professional, portable high-definition 3D projector that delivers rock-solid 1920x1080 120 Hz and 144 Hz stereo 3D.

Stereoscopic Software

DepthQ Player™ is our feature-packed software solution for the processing and playback of stereo 3D movies from a standard off-the-shelf PC at HD resolution (1920x1080) and beyond. DepthQ Capture™ captures, processes and digitizes streaming full-motion stereoscopic video from two sources simultaneously. The captured 3D video can be monitored in realtime with extremely low latency, or recorded to the hard disk in an AVI format for playback.

Custom 3D Installations

Lightspeed Design has been engineering and installing custom 3D Cinemas, Theaters and Industrial Visualization Centers since 1997, with dozens to our credit. While technology has surged forward since that first installation, Lightspeed has kept pace by constantly testing new innovations and actively developing 3D projection and software technologies. Our extensive knowledge creating immersive 3D theaters, paired with hands-on involvement in developing the industry, means reliable performance and satisfied audiences.


DepthQ / Lightspeed Design, Inc. Company Personnel

Chris Ward, President
Chris directs Lightspeed's business development and daily operations.

Jeff Rische, Vice President - Sales & Marketing
Jeff is responsible for business development, marketing strategies, and sales.

Bob Mueller, Executive VP / Art Director
Bob provides Lightspeed's primary artistic inspiration, with 37 years of experience directing, producing, writing, editing, coding and animating. In addition, Bob's intimate knowledge of stereoscopic 3D technologies, algorithms and techniques now spans 34 years.

Kirk Melby, Vice President - Technology
Kirk brings 29 years of professional technical experience to Lightspeed. He is a highly skilled CAD designer, with extensive knowledge of projection equipment and the integration of video and camera technologies.

Dan Lawrence, Senior Technology Manager
Dan is key to Lightspeed's daily operation, with 30 years of professional computer and electronics experience. He oversees Lightspeed's software development, digital video, computer network, and client services.

Dr Michal Hušák, Senior Software Engineer
Dr. Hušák has worked to develop stereoscopic OpenGL technologies, resulting from his efforts to improve visualization of chemical structures within his primary field of research.

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