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Cheapest Active 3D glasses in the world

Do you know that the Samsung SSG-4100GB universal Radio-Frequency (RF) controlled stereoscopic active glasses are as cheap as 19.99$ or 18.99$ at our new StereoscopyShop? They are also extremely light at 23 gr. including the small battery.

Pairing them with your TV is easy as they don't require strict line-of-sight with the TV set, and the battery lasts a long time ( 150 hours according to Samsung) . However, this small coin battery is not rechargeable. With the price are coming a few cost-related problems: the glasses are fairly flimsy, the arms are quite short and the fit is not trivial if you wear prescription glasses. 


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3ACTIVE Universal Active 3D Glasses

DimensionalOptics (San Luis Obispo, CA,USA) offer a variey of 3D eyewear. Their 3ACTIVE glasses are now available in the UK at a high-value retail price through Amazon UK for £29.95.

The 3ACTIVE glasses are compatible with the following stereoscopic 3D TV sets : Samsung, Sony, Panasonic, and Sharp.

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3D at 120 Frames per Second

At CinemaCon this week, Qube Cinema has demonstrated dual-projector 120 frames per second stereoscopic 3D playback. The demonstration used two stacked Barco projectors fitted with Qube integrated Media Blocks and driven by a single Qube XP-I server. Each projector handled projection for one eye. The demonstration featured test footage from the Fraunhofer Institute.

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Sony Subtitle Glasses Also Good for 3D Movies

Sony Entertainment and Regal Entertainment Group have partnered to present captions and subtitling via glasses. Sony's Access Glasses work with 2D and 3D films with availability in most of Regal’s digital houses by the first quarter of 2013. There is a demo at CinemaCon 2012.

Visually impaired audience is the target

In a joint effort to improve the entertainment experience of hearing or visually impaired audience members, Regal Entertainment Group has chosen Sony’s Entertainment Access Glasses with audio for practically all of its fully digitized theater locations across the U.S., providing an unsurpassed theater experience and more flexible options for deaf, hard of hearing, blind or visually impaired theater patrons.

The Sony technology consists of specially designed eyewear and a receiver allowing deaf and hard of hearing customers to view closed captioned text in their direct line of sight for both 2D and stereoscopic 3D movies.

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3D Laser Cinema Demo Uses XpanD Glasses

In the first demonstration of its kind, XPAND 3D is supporting Barco with its Infinity 3D glasses and 3D cinema system for a High Frame Rate 3D laser light technology demonstration at CinemaCon 2012 in Las Vegas.

The event titled "Laser Light Technology: The New Frontier in Screen Brightness" will take place Wednesday April 25, 2012 at 8:45 a.m. at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace and is open to all CinemaCon attendees. The technology demonstration will feature XPAND Infinity active 3D glasses used in combination with Barco's prototype 4K laser projection technology. 

XPAND 3D Glasses: XPAND 3D active cinema systems and glasses are optimized to work with laser projectors, making them the ideal technology for speckle-free laser projection. The high-end XPAND Infinity 3D glasses provide the best 3D images in the industry and are high-frame-rate (HFR) compatible.

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Here above the Barco Laser prototype projecting 55,000 ANSI lumens.

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