In recent years, CES in Las Vegas has been overwhelming with 3-D displays. But one needn’t attend the show to learn that manufacturers are looking to 3-D to spur sales. But this year it became evident that manufacturers were going to dig their trench and continue their battle.
In truth, the technology required for most consumer 3-D displays was ready to emerge, anyway. Early flat panel LCD displays were compromised by the slow switching speed of the LCD material. The Sony SXRD 4K digital cinema projector, for example, is a based on a liquid crystal technology that is limited in switching speed. It’s this very limitation that prevents the projector from supporting the full-array, sequential 3-D projection possible with TI DLP Cinema