Thursday, January 06, 2011

Electronics makers try to resurrect the third dimension

Patrick Miller loves the idea of three-dimensional images jumping out of his living room TV, wowing his family and friends.

But, like many tech journalists and analysts, he's found 3-D TV to be completely "underwhelming" so far. There aren't many 3-D movies available at home. The images give people headaches. The glasses are nerdy, expensive and uncomfortable, since they use "active shutters" to toggle images between your eyes.

"It's been an epic failure to date," said Kurt Scherf, principal analyst at Parks Associates.

From the article, "Electronics makers try to resurrect the third dimension" by John D. Sutter

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