As many of you know, director Peter Jackson shot The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey at 48 frames per second, which is double the industry standard of 24 FPS. To alleviate fan concerns after the negative feedback regarding the higher frame rate, the Regal Cinemas chain has posted an infographic explaining the High Frame Rate 3D (HFR 3D) technology employed for this Middle Earth adventure. Bone up on your technical know-how so you can dazzle your friends with terms like 48 FPS and HFR 3D at your next cocktail party!

The Hobbit Infographic