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3D TV For Dummies

MakeUseOf -the tips and help web site for everybody- released a short but simple to understand paper titled "3D TVs: What They Are, How They Work, & What Can They Show In 3D?". The paper explaisn about the different types of stereoscopic 3DTV -passive, active, and glasses-free- as well as touch on some confusion that surrounds them.

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All 3D Displays are not created equally and if active 3D TV sets present the best image quality, they suffer from needing more expensive and heavier glasses, and a need for batteries replacement. Passive are cheaper but offer only half-resolution, so the best solution will be autostereoscopic TV sets not requiring any kind of glasses. But full resolution glasses-free 3D TV are not yet available with current model showing a clear lack of sharpness.... MakeUseOf lists also the various contents you will be able to enjoy on a 3D TV set : 3D cable and on-demand channels, games, and -of course- stereoscopic 3D movies on Blu-ray discs.

Read the full paper here on MakeUseOf.