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Is 3D Television already out of date

by donjay6208 / June 22, 2011 4:00 AM PDT

i was thinking of purchasing a 3D television for the theatre in my living room however I am thinking that I chould now hold off on this.

Is the technology really there?

James Cameron has announced that he has thrown out everything he has done reagarding the Movie Avatar 2. He has decided that filming in 48 or 60 frames per second will remove the problems of people becoming nauseated from watching 3D movies. It wll aso deal with the problem of having to be in the "sweet spot" to enjoy the 3D experience.

My question is can the 3D televisions being sold to everyone right now going to be able to handle that many frames per second.

Lets face it James Cameron has been known to change the movie experience and if he is successful with 60 frames per second of 3D action everyone else in Hollywood making a 3D picture will be doing this at 60 frames per second not 24 as they are already being filmed in.

If the manufacturers were to offer an upgrade to current televisions to handle this new technology I may think of buying now

Any help with making my decision on whether to buy now or wait till 2012 when James Cameron releases Avatar 2 and is ready for home viewing would be appreciated.

I imagine this whole problem will take effect on 3D Blu ray players as well..

I know technology moves quick but my new theatre will be a dinosaur in less than a year if the Blu Ray Players and 3D Televisions cannot handle this new technology being created by James Cameron

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And not counting the high percent of us that can't see 3D.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 22, 2011 4:04 AM PDT
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too much hype and little contents
by jose_luis2006 / June 22, 2011 5:28 AM PDT

In my opinion, the launching of 3D TVs in the shadow of Avatar huge success is just a way to double the price of big screen TVs.

In any case, the technology does not seem mature enough for home TV and the experience is rather poor. If this 3D hype is going to continue, new displays and technology will be necessary.

So, not buying now and waiting to see what happens (or at least lower prices) maybe a good choice. This is the choice I made...

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