IBM shows off low-cost 3D TV technology

Posted on Friday, Nov 11 2005 @ 15:38 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
IBM has showed off a low-cost way to get high-resolution 3D images from already existing large-screen TVs or home theatre projectors.
IBM expects that the technology could be built into a standard DLP television for less than $20.

The company showed a 50-inch, flat-screen Texas Instruments rear-projection digital television with Digital Light Processing, or DLP, technology. IBM configured the set with its own hardware and software, which takes 3D content and splits it into two images that are later translated as a stereophonic image with the help of "passive" glasses like those one would find in an IMAX theater.
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