3D is still touted as the missing ingredient that will take our entertainment experiences, be they movies or games, to the next level.
I've yet to be persuaded that it will make such a giant difference, but it doesn't stop many companies from dipping their toes into the 3D waters in an attempt to get consumers to buy more stuff. On the PC gaming front, Nvidia has led the charge for the last few years with its 3D Vision Kit and has done a good job getting the technology out there while garnering support from game developers.
For its 3D solution, Nvidia uses active-shutter lenses, which require power and can be expensive. Later this year, both LG and Samsung will release 3D monitors that use passive 3D glasses that require no additional power source and as a result, are a lot cheaper. … Read more