Report: GPS screens going 3D
3D GPS map-A new display technology allows a 3D image to be displayed without old-fashioned colored glasses
Anyone who’s played a modern video game knows there’s 3D and then there’s 3D. Many GPS systems already provide for virtual 3D displays of buildings and surface features, but now technology is getting ready to push in-car navigation systems to true 3D.
The display technology uses a dual-image LCD to shows pairs of slightly offset images that compose to form a 3D image with actual depth. The possibilities the technology could have for interface design, augmented reality and mapping have sparked the interest of some of the biggest names in the business.
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