Sony uses 3D trick to split screen for multiple viewers
End of arguments over TV channel?
Sony has submitted patents that could take advantage of 3D televisions to enable people sat in the same room to see completely different things, potentially revolutionising local multiplayer gaming and ending arguments over who watches what on the television.
In what could just be a burst of genius from Sony, the company has submitted two separate patents (in PDF form), one of which deals with stereoscopic screen sharing and one which looks at 3D shutter glasses with mode switching based on orientation to the screen.
The first is a clever idea that takes advantage of the fact that stereoscopic 3D can essentially send out two pictures – which in the traditional use of 3D give each eye a different perspective.
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