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

Andre mythtv-list at dinkum.org.uk
Fri May 28 12:53:14 UTC 2010

On 28 May 2010, at 13:41, Ronald Frazier wrote:

>>> 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.
>> 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.
> Only when they are actively blanking out alternating eyes, which would
> only be when they are both
> 1) powered on, and
> 2) actively receiving the synchronization signal from the TV
> So unless you are leaving the things on all the time and purposely
> placing spurious 3D sync emitters through your house (and the outside
> world) there shouldn't be a problem. On top of that, I think maybe you
> are missing out on the potential applications of such a
> product...glasses which not only function as 3D glasses, but could be
> manually set to "forced 3D mode" for the purpose of reducing incoming
> light to act as sunglasses only when needed. With some further
> development they could potentially become variable strength
> sunglasses. In the house, you can turn them off. Outside, turn them
> on. Get near something reflective where it's REALLY bright, and you
> can turn up the strength.

Amazed that Oakley/Rayban etc. haven't produced "designer 3D glasses" yet, I did ask my optician if prescription sunglass lenses were available in lh and rh circular polarisations but they had no idea what I was talking about, was 6 or 6 years ago though.


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