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Old March 17, 2009, 07:54 PM
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Over two articles, we will be looking a the future of stereo 3D in the PC gaming industry after the release of two competing products. In the first part, Nvidia's GeForce 3D Vision goes under the microscope while in Part II we will take a look at the competitor from iZ3D.

Please use this thread to post any questions, comments or experiences you have with either of these products.

You can find the first part here: The Future of Stereo 3D Part I: Nvidia Geforce 3D Vision


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Old March 17, 2009, 08:12 PM
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I'd say future is with passive glasses of iZ3D. It won't be as "3D in your face" as NVidia, but they will price it right within short period of time. NVidia is always pricing itself out of the market.
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I'd say future is with passive glasses of iZ3D. It won't be as "3D in your face" as NVidia, but they will price it right within short period of time. NVidia is always pricing itself out of the market.

Considering they are one of the major players IN the GPU/Video market; I don't think you can remotely consider your claim accurate at all.
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Old March 17, 2009, 08:27 PM
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I have also been using the iZ3D solution for the last while as well. While I would love to spill the beans right here and now, I think you all have to remember that Nvidia has some serious leverage with developers while iZ3D has to play catch up by releasing drivers quite a bit after the release of games.

On the other hand, I can see this market totally supporting two competing solutions.
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Old March 17, 2009, 08:31 PM
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Got a strange question for you.

How DURABLE are the glasses? I have been known is be clumsy and drop my own glasses off of the desk. Do the glasses have glass lens or plastic? More detail on the glasses construction please.
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The lens on them isn't glass, it is a polarized acrylic compound. I don't have any scratches on them yet and I ran over them with my chair at lease once. However, the frames are plastic so they can be riped to shreds by a youngster.
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Old March 17, 2009, 08:58 PM
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Nifty.

Now if we can just get some affordable, totally immersive VR headsets one of these days, I can die a happy man.
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Well I would try it if it worked with one of my monitors. I am fine with game right now but if they can get a decent one that works on any monitor I would be happy.


Do they fit well over top of prescription glasses?
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Interesting, but I think the technology needs a lot more time to mature. It's great to see this sort of "VR" type of technology becoming more available.
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Nifty.

Now if we can just get some affordable, totally immersive VR headsets one of these days, I can die a happy man.
TG Daily - Virtual reality cocoon promises full sensory experience

only gonna set you back a few million dollars
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