Yesterday, CNET Australia had a quick hands-on session with the Sony Vaio L Series desktop, the company's first glasses-less 3D computer or display. Our conclusion? Decidedly lukewarm.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants Apple a patent for a system of three-dimensional media viewing that requires no glasses and no 3D TV.
The talk of Ceatec so far is the 3D TV from Toshiba that requires no 3D glasses. We check it out in person and find that while it works surprisingly well, there are some major drawbacks.
Sharp has demonstrated a 3.8-inch, 800x480-pixel 3D glassless display designed to be used in handheld devices.
Just a friendly reminder to all would-be Nintendo 3DS owners out there: the first-ever glasses-less 3D portable gaming system can now be had for just $169.99, a whopping 32 percent off the original retail price.
Though it's a bit pricey, the Nintendo 3DS successfully offers a glasses-less 3D experience that needs to be seen to be believed. A weaker-than-usual launch lineup and some inactivated online features dampen its launch, but the future certainly looks bright.
NTT DoCoMo demos a 3D display that combines glasses-less 3D technology with a stylus and force feedback--and that lets a virtual chameleon flick a pen out of your hand with its tongue.