Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Hitachi making own glasses-free 3D LCD

updated 04:50 pm EDT, Mon April 12, 2010

Hitachi 3D LCD could be in Nintendo 3DS

Hitachi Display has just unveiled a prototype 3D screen for mobile devices that would not require special glasses in order to display video in three dimensions. Using the same parallax barrier and IPS technology as Sharp's recently introduced 3D LCD, the Hitachi display is smaller, at 3.1 inches. It otherwise has a resolution of 480x854 resolution and a 1,000:1 contrast ratio, while brightness comes in at a high 400cd/m2.

The display sends two sets of images to the left and right eye thanks to vertical slits. It can reproduce 70 percent of the typical color range. Just like Sharp's 3D prototype, the Hitachi 3D screen could be in contention in use for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console.

Earlier this year, Hitachi had shown a 3D screen for a smartphone for the Japanese market. [via Akihabara]





By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Life n Soul BM211 Bluetooth speaker

Bluetooth speakers aren't only for listening to some music at the park or on a long bus ride, but can also be built with tablets in mi ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News