[mythtv-users] OT: Why 3D TV won't work.

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Thu May 27 01:38:48 UTC 2010

> On 27 May 2010 03:29, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't think this is a fair comparison.  You are talking about
>> perceiving 3D from a 2D image or seeing 3D in a real 3D environment.
>> I would imagine the tricks to convince the eye and brain that
>> something is in 3D for the former is much different than the natural
>> way the brain has been trained through millions of years to perceive
>> 3D in the world around us.
> Why is that?
> We get 2, 2D image ; as that's all a single eye can see.
> I don't see why there would be some fundamental differences between
> looking at a real environment, and looking at a 3D TV
> it's all perception...

You forget focus - a single eye can perceive distance by using focus
information - if that conflicts with spacial information from the other
eye, the result is a headache...

Robin Gilks

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