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HDTV Magazine Articles Archive (July, 2011)

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Typical Passive 3DTVs - Displaying and Perceiving 3D Images

By Rodolfo La Maestra • Jul 29 2011, 2:43pm

The first article of this series covered the current battle of 3DTV technology concepts between active and passive 3DTV manufacturers. The second article provided a brief introduction of how passive and active 3DTV differ in displaying video pixels to make 3D images. This article further expands the illustration of the passive 3DTV method. The next article will illustrate LG’s implementation of the passive 3DTV display method.

Small Pixels make...


Displaying 3DTV Images - What is Wrong with this Picture

By Rodolfo La Maestra • Jul 28 2011, 2:38pm

The first article on this series covered the battle of passive vs. active 3DTV methods. This second article is a teaser to make you think about how much our brain is expected to work when viewing passive 3DTV images.

Each pixel of a TV is important, larger objects in an image show sharper when their pixels show accurate information, every pixel counts regarding image quality. Let us go down to the pixel level.

Imagine each picture below...


3DTV - The Battle of Passive vs. Active Methods

By Rodolfo La Maestra • Jul 5 2011, 2:45pm

As you may be aware there is a battle of concepts going on in the 3DTV market for home panels. The price of the glasses has been one main difference for consumers looking for low cost solutions for 3D group viewing, but that is only part of the story.

Manufacturers of active-shutter 3DTVs claim their panels display the full resolution of the original images stored on 3D Blu-rays per eye, and they do, but their glasses are relatively expensive and fragile, and the TV/glasses style of operation was reported to create visual discomfort to some viewers.

Manufacturers of passive polarized 3DTVs claim...