Normally in multiplayer games the screen is split, but with LG's Dual Play glasses and a 3DTV, each gamer can view a full screen.
In two-player games, Sony's PlayStation-branded 24-inch display shows different images to each player. The entire bundle, which includes the 3D TV, glasses, and a game, goes on sale this fall for $500.
Sony plans to sell a $500 package that includes a PlayStation-branded 24-inch 3D television set, a pair of glasses, and a PS3 game. The TV will also let head-to-head gamers view different full-screen video while playing games.
The 85-inch screen, developed by Sharp, uses Super Hi-Vision, a next-generation broadcasting technology that packs 16 times the resolution of today's high-definition TV.
Sony's facility for producing Blu-Ray discs and HD-camcorder tapes is located one mile from the ocean and suffered greatly during the recent earthquake and tsunami. Sony is just starting to pull the pieces together there.
Akibatteru is IDG News Services' monthly look at the world of Japanese geek, otaku, and manga. Here is the first monthly Akibatteru video made after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Sony will soon launch a pair of professional monitors that contain the largest commercial OLED screens yet produced.