May 25, 2022

Watching movies and television in the third dimension may seem like a thing of yesterday. However, stereoscopic technology, or the technique of creating a third dimension, is ancient. The technology was discovered in 1838 by Charles Wheatstone. In his research, Wheatstone described 3D as the observation that two different images are projected on the eye’s […]

July 19, 2021

As a general rule, we humans don’t have to think much if at all about our depth perception. We often take for granted that if we reach for something, it is in that general vicinity, if we take a step down, the ground is about where we expect it to be, and so on. If […]

August 3, 2020

By Tom BaileyUpdated: July 15, 2020 1:10 PM CT | Published: July 15, 2020 4:00 AM CT (DAILY MEMPHIAN) Sales of its traditional products crippled by COVID-19, a Bartlett company has pivoted to start manufacturing something people – especially students – may need during a pandemic: Face shields. They are the clear-plastic, curved coverings that are especially […]

July 24, 2020

Types of Eclipses Explained Seeing an eclipse could be one of the most memorable experiences of your life, especially if you’re viewing a total or annular solar eclipse. However, there are several different types of eclipses, and each of them offers a very different experience. Find out more about each type of eclipse below. 1. […]

What Are the 12 Types of Rainbows Called? + Fun Rainbow Facts There are more types of rainbows in the world than you may realize. When you see the typical rainbow that forms after a storm, you may think that is all there is to it. But in truth, there are all sorts of rainbows—some […]

July 8, 2020

Solar eclipses are when the sun is either partially or completely covered by the moon which results in a level of darkness. During the 4 eclipse phases, totality (complete darkness) occurs between Second Contact (C2) and Third Contact (C3). Solar eclipses have certain terminology including Bailey’s Beads (streams of sunlight shining through the moon’s valley […]

April 26, 2019

MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE., April 24th, 2019 American Paper Optics, the largest 3-D glasses manufacturing company in the world and the single biggest supplier of eclipse glasses for the 2017 U.S. total eclipse, has been preparing the past 18 months for the next big eclipse that will cross South America on July 2nd. The company has already […]

November 1, 2018

They’ve redesigned their website with YOU in mind: American Paper Optics is excited to announce that their new and refreshed website is here (and live). The updated site includes big changes to navigation, with drop-down menus for both mobile and desktop versions. They’ve also improved the structure of their content, so you’ll get more from […]

October 11, 2018

AMERICAN PAPER OPTICS PART OF KYLIE JENNER 3D MAKEUP LAUNCH This spooky season, Kylie Jenner is releasing a new Halloween-inspired makeup collection that’ll add the perfect, final touch to whatever costume you’re donning. Revealed on Kylie Cosmetics’ Instagram Stories on Wednesday (October 3), the upcoming range is dubbed by the brand as a “3D collection” due to its uniquely designed packaging. “The best part of […]

October 10, 2018

The 27 Coolest Products of 2018 You, like a lot of people, probably have had ideas–wacky inventions and quirky solutions that sporadically pop into your head–a colorful grip that will stop your headphones from getting tangled, a rubber ring to rival the rigid wedding band, a sock subscription service. Instead of shaking these creative moments away, the entrepreneurs gracing this year’s list […]