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 (stĕr′ē-ŏs′kə-pē, stîr′-)
1. The viewing of objects as three-dimensional.
2. The technique of making or using stereoscopes and stereoscopic slides.

ster′e·os′co·pist n.
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(ˌstɛrɪˈɒskəpɪ; ˌstɪər-)
1. (Art Terms) the viewing or appearance of objects in or as if in three dimensions
2. (General Physics) the study and use of the stereoscope
ˌstereˈoscopist n
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(ˌstɛr iˈɒs kə pi, ˌstɪər-)

1. the study of the stereoscope and its techniques.
2. three-dimensional vision.
ster`e•os′co•pist, n.
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Noun1.stereoscopy - three-dimensional vision produced by the fusion of two slightly different views of a scene on each retina
binocular vision - vision involving the use of both eyes
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Praying mantises sporting tiny 3-D glasses that were held in place with beeswax have revealed a new kind of "stereo" vision that may help improve robot sight, researchers said Thursday.
The phone, manufactured by a Shenzhen-based company, allows users to take pictures, watch movies and play games in 3-D without wearing 3-D glasses, thanks to "the most advanced glasses-free 3-D technology" used in its liquid crystal screen, according to the company.
The participants were asked if they wore glasses (other than 3-D glasses) or contact lenses while watching 3-D movies, 213(44.9%) were affirmative while 261(55.1%) were not.
To find out, she fitted the insects with bug-sized 3-D glasses. "They're similar to the glasses you'd wear at a 3-D movie," she says.
(24) Rodriguez also comments on 3-D's self-reflexivity in the film, most memorably in the aforementioned final scene, which features all of the characters wearing their 3-D glasses. A jab at 3-D should also not be missed; when Juni leaves the alternate reality of the video game world, OSS (Organization of Super Spies) Head Donnagon Giggles (Mike Judge), warns him, "Those video games are killers on the eyes, huh kid?" as Juni and his grandfather (played by Ricardo Montalban) take off their 3-D glasses and rub their eyes, referencing those detractors of 3-D who complain of discomfort with the technology.
Two pairs of 3-D glasses are included in a convenient plastic pouch inside the back cover.
The ingenious packaging, with a hidden spiral binding, includes 3-D glasses, art paper and two markers.
for nearly 30 years before leaving in 2002, developed technology that allows users to see 3-D images without wearing 3-D glasses. He shared this technology with Nintendo in a 2003 meeting, hoping to secure them as a licensee while he waited for his patent application to be processed.
Users can view 3-D pictures with a 3.5-inch liquid crystal display monitor without special 3-D glasses. The model is expected to be priced at around 150,000 yen.
In addition, IHS sees the situation with 3-D glasses becoming less complicated.
LG, for example, introduced a 3-D TV that uses passive 3-D glasses and a thin film.
New offerings at this year's CES show will include bigger and more feature-rich 3-D televisions, he predicted, as well as 3-D glasses and the inclusion of autostereoscopic displays, which do not require special glasses, in mobile devices.