You may soon buy a 4K glasses-free 3D TV
You can't realistically produce a large-screen, glasses-free 3D TV without an ultra-high-resolution panel. That is why Toshiba just unveiled its latest flagship 3DTV set at this year's IFA trade show : The Toshiba 55ZL2 delivers glasses-free 3D on a stunning 55" 3,840x2,160-pixel resolution screen!
Lucius Prisms, a new way to glasses-free 3D display
A South Korean R&D team led by Hyunsik Yoon, is developing a 3D autostereoscopic display made of tiny prisms layered on an organic light-emitting-diode (OLED) screen. OLEDs do not need to be backlit because they get their lighting from organic compounds that emit light in response to electric current. So, they can be extremely thin, light and even flexible. Expect slimmer than ever 3D phones soon.
Fight over autostereoscopic patent
Autostereoscopic console maker Nintendo has been taken to court by Tomita Technologies over an alleged infringement of a 2003 patent for glasses-free stereoscopic 3D technology. The US patent 7,417,664: “Stereoscopic image picking up and display system based upon optical axes cross-point information” by Tomita is supposedly used illegally by Nintendo and othe autostereoscopic console makers.
Irish pub getting glasses-free 3DTV just in time for Wimbledon
Belfast (Ireland) bar Lavery's will screen the heavyweight 'super-fight' between David Haye and Vladimir Klitschko and the Wimbledon men's final on a glasses-free 3D TV over a 3D sports weekend on July 2 - 3 2011.