[mythtv-users] Ot: the future of tv?

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Mon Aug 8 17:10:58 UTC 2011

On 08/08/11 17:56, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 8/8/2011 12:30, Mike Perkins wrote:
>> On 08/08/11 15:22, Christian Szpilfogel wrote:
>>> On 28/07/2011 5:17 AM, Richard Morton wrote:
>>>> http://www.computerweekly.com/galleries/246749-1/3D-TV-without-glasses-The-future-of-TV-for-consumers-and-businesses.htm
>>> At CES earlier this year Toshiba showed their initial glasses-less 3D
>>> TVs. It worked reasonably well on the larger panels though field of
>>> vision was fairly narrow. The smaller panels didn't work well for me.
>>> They also showed a laptop with glasses-less 3D and where it used the
>>> camera to track your facial position to adjust the view. This seemed to
>>> work quite well for most people. The demo guy said they were trying to
>>> get the laptop out by Christmas though I suspect he was speculating.
>> ...used the camera to track your facial position to adjust the view...
>> I wonder how it deals with more than one viewer? Sounds like a solution, but not
>> the right one.
> It's a laptop.  It's not supposed to support more than one viewer.
You never attended a family gathering, or a BBQ, or a pub trip where someone 
pulls out a laptop to show everyone something? Sometimes a smartphone don't cut 
it, and there's *always* some nerd with a laptop within reach...


Mike Perkins

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