Home3DToshiba's new 3D TVs won't need glasses

Toshiba’s new 3D TVs won’t need glasses

This news trending today Toshiba says it is developing technology for 3D televisions that won’t require 3D glasses. The Associated Press reports on a Yomiuri newspaper article which confirms the company’s development intentions but declines to comment on whether or not a 3D TV utilizing the technology will be released by the end of the year.

The Yomiuri article says the technology transmits different images at different angles to create the third-dimensional image, rather than the dual image shutter-based technology common on retail shelves today.

Other companies are developing 3D imaging without the need for glasses, such as 3D digital cameras and camcorders which utilize special displays for on-camera 3D viewing only. Others have gone ol’ school offering printing of 3D images on special lenticular paper, such as the Fujifilm dual lens FinePix REAL 3D camera.

Hats off to the first company to do 3D television without glasses. The requirement, common to Samsung, Panasonic and Sony systems, presents itself as an obstacle considering the drop in exposure, price (about $150 for a pair of shutter-based glasses), and overall dorkiness factor.

Jeff Chabot
Jeff Chabothttps://hd-report.com
Jeff has a background in photography, video and television production. He writes about technology, broadcasting, home theater, and digital entertainment.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Hot 4k Blu-rays!

Furiosa- A Mad Max Saga 4k Blu-ray
Godzilla | Kong Monsterverse 5-Film Collector's Edition
Dune: Part Two 4k Blu-ray
Dune 2-Movie 4k Blu-ray Collection

Fire HD10 Tablet Deal!

Amazon Fire HD Tablet Sale

OLED 4k TV Deal!

Samsung 65-inch OLED 4k TV

4k/HDR TV Deal

55

New Articles

Support Us!