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Spiderman upgrades

Universal Orlando: Anyone hear about new 3D glasses?

From N B
Posted February 15, 2012 at 12:29 PM
I just read that Spiderman closed on Feb 8th for it's 4K projection upgrade. Universal also hinted at the use of all new 3D glasses.

I am hoping they will start using the polarized Dolby 3D glasses that have dichroic coatings on the leses. The nice thing about them is they enhance contrast and have slightly curved lenses that help enhance the 3D effect, similar to the curved screen on the Simpsons Ride.

These also come with anti-theft chips installed, which will keep them at the ride where they belong.



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From N B
Posted February 15, 2012 at 1:54 PM
Dom, how do you know this? Just asking....

From Skipper Adam
Posted February 15, 2012 at 3:09 PM
I can't speak for Dom's Universal facts, but he's right about the cost of the Star Tours glasses. They ain't cheap.

From Benjamin Putnam
Posted February 24, 2012 at 12:42 PM
I'm more excited about the hd footage

From Rob Pastor
Posted February 28, 2012 at 2:15 PM
The 3D glasses look really COOL. Can't wait to see the new visuals on my May trip. Thanks for the video tie in Dom.

From Potter Team Member
Posted May 4, 2012 at 1:28 PM
Please return the 3-d glasses when finishing Spiderman. They cost $10 each and Universal is going to great lengths to keep them from leaving property.

From Jay R.
Posted May 4, 2012 at 5:48 PM
Is there a Spider-man and/ or Hulk retail store at IOA that sells exclusive theme park merchandise online?

From Dominick D
Posted May 4, 2012 at 7:40 PM
When I rode Spiderman Sunday, they had a sign that said something like this:

WARNING: All glasses are tracked and cannot leave the building. Please put them in the bins provided while exiting.

From N B
Posted May 5, 2012 at 1:17 AM
I agree Potter Team Member. By the way, there was a girl named Lawshawna working FJ last time we were there. I wrote an email to Universal customer service about her.

And yes, the email was very positive. She made our final ride a memorable one and I let them know she took care of us like rock stars.

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