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Acer to launch 3D notebook in October

By Jos · 5 replies
Jun 10, 2009
  1. Acer is reportedly planning to launch a new notebook equipped with a 3D display by the end of October this year. According to a recent DigiTimes report, the system is being co-developed with Taiwanese ODM Wistron, and will apparently come with software that supports three dimensional videos or can otherwise convert those in 2D – how that will work, exactly, isn\'t specified.

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,680   +761

    Sheesh...not a day goes by without a new product announcement by Acer. That company has had some sort of crazy growth over the last 3-4 years.
  3. polidiotic

    polidiotic TS Booster Posts: 103

    Agreed. I'm impressed with Acer's innovative growth.

    I'm not, however, impressed with age-old 3d technology that requires 3d glasses to view. I WILL be impressed by a glasses-free 3d display. Holograms/holographic images? That'd be pretty sweet.
  4. gobbybobby

    gobbybobby TS Guru Posts: 551   +9

    ''Acer says it's working on a glasses-free 3D display'' It can't be far off if their already working on a no glasses display. ''Holograms/holographic images?'' That would be sweet but I think its a long way before Star Wars like tech.
  5. polidiotic

    polidiotic TS Booster Posts: 103

    Haha, one can dream. =]
  6. I believe it will use polarized glasses similar to what RealD 3-D theaters use. The effect should be fairly compelling and 3-D gaming should be possible.
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