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Tuesday
Oct162012

3D Displays: Three Centuries In The Making (Interview)

Image via Dimenco

Many thanks to Dimenco CEO Maarten Tobias (www.dimenco.eu) for talking to Display Alliance about the 3D display industry. Give Dimenco a like on Facebook. To be interviewed by Display Alliance or feature your own content email jason@displayalliance.com. Subscribe via RSS for our display industry news roundups. We can also help you source display panels. Leave a comment and share your thoughts on the interview.

DA: What is the biggest technical obstacle to glasses-free 3D and how is Dimenco taking on the challenge?

Resolution, Cone Transitions, Content

Glasses-free 3D displays have had 3 main obstacles to overcome.

1) Resolution: By applying a lenticular layer to generate multiple views on top of a LCD panel you lose a significant amount of resolution. The result was that with "traditional" FHD panels (1920 by 1080) you experienced, depending on the lens design and image processing, a SD image quality in 3D. With the introduction of QFHD panels (3840 by 2560) it is possible to overcome this problem as you can realize with the right lens design and image processing a FHD 3D picture. This FHD 3D image is impressive to watch and provide the "right" consumer experience.

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