Samsung explains reasons behind its 3D TV warnings
“As a manufacturer we are responsible”
By Marc Chacksfield
Samsung has revealed the thinking behind its rather heavy handed warnings on its 3D TV range, which note that pregnant woman, children under six and those who have had a drink or two should avoid the TV’s 3D functionality.
At an event in London showcasing the company’s 2D to 3D conversion system, Samsung R&D chief Simon Lee explained the reasoning behind the rather scary warning note:
“We started looking at 3D in 1999 at our advanced technology centre. Since then we have tried out the 3D TVs on a number of people, looked at lots of diagnostics and what we have found is that each person’s ability to recognise the 3D effect is slightly different.”
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