Infographic: the Future of 3D in Your Home and Media
By David Murphy
The question isn't new, but we'll ask it anyway: Is 3D a fad or a fixture? For the one-fourth of you who can't view the third dimension in television, movies, and games without getting a headache, you're probably hoping that manufacturers' (and directors') big interest in 3D technology goes the way of the Virtual Boy.
Unfortunately (for you), the most recent statistics from NPDhttp://www.displaysearch.com/cps/rde/xchg/displaysearch/hs.xsl/111122_3d_lcd_tv_panel_shipments_grew_in_q3_11.asp
indicate that 6.6 million 3D LCD televisions shipped in the third quarter of this year–a 27 percent increase from shipments in the second quarter, and just the beginning of a 30 percent increase in shipments that NPD analysts are expecting to see in fourth-quarter 3D TV sales.
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