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#21 OFFLINE   P Smith

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 01:36 PM

It wouldn't be blurry, you'd just see two images side-by-side.


Is that mean each one will has reduced horizontal resolution ? Like 960x1080 ?

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 01:36 PM

Is that mean each one will has reduced horizontal resolution ? Like 960x1080 ?

Correct. The resolution delivered to each eye will be 960x1080.

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 03:09 PM

It wouldn't be blurry, you'd just see two images side-by-side.


Gee, two images side-by-side sure looks blurry to me. That is what I see when I look at one of the demo 3D TVs at Best Buy until I put the shutter glasses on.

See, the two images are not distinct. They are right next to each other and the distance they vary is not always the same. They vary to give you depth perception. Hence, blurry.

Anyway, it was a joke. I won't be seeing anything. The STB won't let it come through.
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Posted 12 May 2010 - 03:10 PM

Gee, two images side-by-side sure looks blurry to me. That is what I see when I look at one of the demo 3D TVs at Best Buy until I put the shutter glasses on.

See, the two images are not distinct. They are right next to each other and the distance they vary is not always the same. They vary to give you depth perception. Hence, blurry.

Anyway, it was a joke. I won't be seeing anything. The STB won't let it come through.


No, what you're seeing is the display method for shutter glasses. This is what you'll see on a 2D display:



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Posted 12 May 2010 - 03:23 PM

No, what you're seeing is the display method for shutter glasses. This is what you'll see on a 2D display:


Then why would they block that from my TV? That is just silly. That is watchable.
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Posted 12 May 2010 - 03:54 PM

Then why would they block that from my TV? That is just silly. That is watchable.

Joe Jackass would see that and call DirecTV wondering why 3D isn't working. While I don't like to be denied access to things like that, it definitely makes sense from a support standpoint.

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 03:59 PM

Joe Jackass would see that and call DirecTV wondering why 3D isn't working. While I don't like to be denied access to things like that, it definitely makes sense from a support standpoint.


I can see that point but as they allow me to download it with a warning, they can't give me a warning that says the program will not look right but do you want to watch it anyway.
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Posted 12 May 2010 - 04:13 PM

IIRC A few months ago network TV ran a music video by Michael Jackson in 3D. Can't recall if it was an awards show or his funeral service. Might even have been VH1. Whatever the show was it didn't interest me except the 3D clip. It was awful as I didn't have or know which type glasses were needed. Some parts were pretty blurry. I could see where if you didn't know what it was you could think something was wrong with your TV or box.
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Posted 12 May 2010 - 04:54 PM

IIRC A few months ago network TV ran a music video by Michael Jackson in 3D. Can't recall if it was an awards show or his funeral service. Might even have been VH1. Whatever the show was it didn't interest me except the 3D clip. It was awful as I didn't have or know which type glasses were needed. Some parts were pretty blurry. I could see where if you didn't know what it was you could think something was wrong with your TV or box.


That 3D is the old school anaglyph 3D (red/blue). The new 3D is totally different.

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 04:56 PM

Then why would they block that from my TV? That is just silly. That is watchable.


Hey, you never know, they may add an option in the setup menu to turn on the 3D channels.

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 05:20 PM

Hey, you never know, they may add an option in the setup menu to turn on the 3D channels.


For a fee.

Actually, from what I have seen, I doubt it at this point.
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Posted 12 May 2010 - 11:44 PM

That 3D is the old school anaglyph 3D (red/blue). The new 3D is totally different.


I figured as much. They sure tried to make you believe it was the up and coming 3D. :lol:
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Posted 13 May 2010 - 11:10 AM

I figured as much. They sure tried to make you believe it was the up and coming 3D. :lol:


Yep, the exact same way Jerry Jones did it during one of their home games last year. If you're going to do 3D, do it right, no need to turn the masses off of the technology.




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