Tiger Woods Returns to Masters, Makes 3D History < Streaming

NVIDIA 3D Cinema - CeBIT 2010

The 2010 Masters Tournament will be notable for something other than Tiger Woods return to golf.

This marks the first time in history that a live sporting event will be streamed over the internet in 3D, and is surely an event not to be missed!

If you’re an NVIDIA 3D Vision owner, you’ll be able to catch all the 3D action—check out the schedule below for timing.

nTersect Blog – 2010 Masters Tournament in 3D – Are You 3D Vision Ready?

Stereoscopic 3D coverage begin with the 2010 Masters Par 3 Contest and continue throughout the weekend’s final round.  For details on coverage, live and replays, visit the nVIDIA blog above or the 3D site on Masters.com.

In order to enjoy the full S3D show, you must have a 3D capable system.  Visiting the Masters.com 3D site, you will find a link to nVIDIA’s latest stereoscopic drivers, including “a free 3D Vision Video Player which supports streaming.”  Below you will find a list of display, projectors, and nVIDIA video chipsets that are compatible with those drivers.

Latest nVIDIA Drivers with online 3D streaming capability and 3D Vision Video Player

Minimum system requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows® Vista 32/64-bit or Windows 7 32/64-bit
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ X2 CPU or higher
  • 1GB of system memory. (2GB is recommended)

3D Vision-Ready Displays

Compatible NVIDIA GeForce Graphics Cards

NVIDIA GeForce GPUs

3D Applications

Desktop

  • GeForce GTX 480, GeForce GTX 470
  • GeForce GT 340, GeForce GT 330, GeForce GT 320
  • GeForce GTX 295, GeForce GTX 285, GeForce GTX 280, GeForce GTX 275, GeForce GTX 260, GeForce GTS 250, GeForce GTS 240, GeForce GT 140
  • GeForce 9800 GX2, GeForce 9800 GTX+, GeForce 9800 GTX, GeForce 9800 GT, GeForce 9600 GT
  • GeForce 8800 Ultra, GeForce 8800 GTX, GeForce 8800 GTS, GeForce 8800 GT

Notebook*

  • GeForce GTS 360M, GeForce GTS 350M, GeForce GT 335M, GeForce GT 330M, GeForce GT 325M, GeForce GT 320M
  • GeForce GTX 285M, GeForce GTX 280M, GeForce GTX 260M, GeForce GTS 260M, GeForce GTS 250M, GeForce GT 240M, GeForce GT 230M

And don’t forget the extra 3D glasses for your guests!

Happy viewing!

Thanks to Greg and AVS Forum for help on this story.

GTX 480 Unigine and 3D Vision Surround Demo (GF100) < nvidia’s Channel | YouTube
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