Standards for 3D Eyewear

One of those super-annoying things about 3D TVs for the home is the eyewear. It’s bad enough that you have to wear anything special at all to get the 3D effect, but the dirty truth is that there is no good interop between eyewear. What this means is your 3D glasses for your TV probably aren’t going to work with your friend’s TV (and vice-versa). At a couple hundred dollars a pop, stocking glasses for you and all your guests can be quite the investment. Well, it looks like some companies are catching on and agreeing to standards, so 3D at home becomes slightly less crappy.

Panasonic and XPAND 3D announced that they have formulated M-3DI, a new standard for 3D active-shutter eyewear products that will bring about compatibility among 3D TVs, computers, home projectors and cinema projection.

[via Gizmodo]