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[HH] Nvidia Updates 3D Vision Wireless Glasses Kit, Knocks $50 Off.

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http://hothardware.com/News/Nvidia-U...Knocks-50-Off/

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Nvidia just announced an updated version of its 3D Vision wireless glasses kit that provide 50 percent longer battery life from a single charge. That translates into 60 hours of 3D mania, giving you 20 extra hours over your early adopting neighbor who bought into the first generation eye gear.
Jeez, I can't remember the last time I ever heard somebody talk about these.

That can't be good .
post #2 of 17
I assume they either put a bigger battery in it or went with Lithium Polymer?

How many people actually have this?
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So now they are $150? Is there are hack to make them work with ATI cards?
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For those that have HTPC this is actually quite handy...an NVIDIA video card combined with this set and a true 120Hz TV and you have a 3D capable TV for a bargain over the market prices of "3D ready TVs". I still think that 3D is more a gimmick than anything but at least this makes it more practical and affordable.
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Originally Posted by dejanh View Post
For those that have HTPC this is actually quite handy...an NVIDIA video card combined with this set and a true 120Hz TV and you have a 3D capable TV for a bargain over the market prices of "3D ready TVs". I still think that 3D is more a gimmick than anything but at least this makes it more practical and affordable.
If you have the $ then its not bad. I tried it with some games and its fantastic.
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post #6 of 17
a updated battery pack is not what these glasses need! lol it lasts for ever as is.
what they need is scratch resistance and anti-reflex coating, they suck in that apartment!!!
a non glare paint on the inside off frame wouldn't hurt either.




Rant:
3D is fun and really immersive when it's done right for sure ^^
but sadly the industry is ruining it by pushing out loads of crap pretending to be 3D.

games are fun in the start before you realize none of your game actually function on max settings with 3D, so after a few weeks you say f***it i want my eye-candy back.
and the glasses get shelved.
it's not because you don't have the hardware but because the 3D is just to poorly coded

worst case:
2D movies made 3D like for 2 minutes and then you sit there with the glasses on degrading the picture quality while there's nothing happening the rest of the movie

i love 3D to bad it's always gonna be like this.
to much cost and to little return for the developer i would think the reason is...
Edited by SpaceCat - 3/17/11 at 6:10am
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fix the freaking ghosting issues and then worry about specs like battery and crap@!#!@#!@#
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I have the old glasses and a 3d projector. It's great, games that it works with are really immerseive. I don't consider it a gimmick at all. I have 3 30 inch monitors that I use to span games across, 3D in some games is good enough to make me give that up....
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I got the them a year back for my birthday. Only worth it if you have a powerful video card (like I do now ).
 
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iZ3D.com free anaglyph driver plus red/cyan cellophane glasses (cost less than $10).
That's all you need for 3-D. LOL@ anyone who pays $400.00 for this effect.
    
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