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

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri May 28 11:56:18 UTC 2010

Richard Morton wrote:
>> On 28 May 2010 12:23, "Mike Perkins" <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
>> Not to mention, the glasses I wear around the house are mostly transparent -
>> they let through almost all light to both eyes simultaneously. Glasses for
>> 3D can only supply 50% of the light to each eye using the current display
>> methods.
>> I'm not a rock star - I /don't/ wear sunglasses indoors.
> But is there any reason why the active glasses where one eye is blanked for
> one frame etc, can't be built into prescription glasses. It is only the
> polarising glasses which have to block light all the time and they are only
> used in cinemas cause the glass technology is very cheap and disposable.
> Htpc screens tend to use active glasses costing 100 each
You said it yourself. "where one eye is blanked for one frame". That means each 
eye loses 50% of the light. Sounds like sunglasses to me.


Mike Perkins

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