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Old 01-13-2012, 03:55 PM   #1
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Anybody seen one? I thought they were going to be absolute rubbish, similar to the 3D films viewed through those plastic and card glasses that always end up giving you a headache and allowing you to see some sort of depth but not in a good way...always with too much black and white instead of colour due to the way the film and/or the glasses have been put together.


I was really surprised though; it was fantastic, I watched a shark which looked like it had come over 3ft out of the screen at us whilst we stood in front of the tv watching through goggles/glasses that were comfy to wear, put no strain on the eyes and were in fact very much like wearing sunglasses...and the great thing was that all the colours were as they should be, no blurry lines...brilliant stuff. I asked the store to pull up a couple of chairs for us, because we had 30 minutes free they didn't of course, but we knew the guy and he saw the funny side to it...but, I could have sat and watched the thing quite happily; shame they're so expensive.
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:59 PM   #2
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I've looked at them in local electronics stores. In the one closest to me, they have two on display with the glasses mounted about 5 feet away. It's interesting, but I don't think I need my TV in 3D-- at least not yet.
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Yeah, that's similar to the set-up we saw; I did see it some months ago but figured it would be rubbish to look at so I was a bit surprised to find that the technology is more advanced than the old style red and blue plastic lense set-up of yesteryear.

Pretty sure in a decade or so they will be the in-thing and will have dropped in price; though, not a necessity, it may be the way things go.
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Oh yeah. They have completely mimicked the way a 3-D movie works in the home setting. It's fascinating to see. But, then, who wants to wear googles to watch football?!? ;-)
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Oh yeah. They have completely mimicked the way a 3-D movie works in the home setting. It's fascinating to see. But, then, who wants to wear googles to watch football?!? ;-)
We're thinking they'll eventually get to the holographic stage where goggles won't be needed
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I have checked one out at the store but to be honest I can't ever see myself wearing glasses over glasses to watch TV. Plus with kids, we would lose our glasses in 3.2 minutes.
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I have checked one out at the store but to be honest I can't ever see myself wearing glasses over glasses to watch TV. Plus with kids, we would lose our glasses in 3.2 minutes.
Yeah can't see it happening at home.

But I was extremely impressed with the 3-D stuff at the cinema earlier last year, I don't normally go but it was well worth it.
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Might be purchasing an LG 55" next month, pretty cool 3D image.
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3-D doesn't seem quite marketable yet unless the buyer is really into gaming or high budget films. Nothing can be seen in 3-D unless filmed that way and i don't see them filming sitcoms and sports and the news and such in 3-D anytime soon so until the cost is way down i think the popularity will be way down as well.
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