The Taiwanese company AUO will be launching their massive 65” display later this year.
There was a lot of contention from the consumer base when companies decided to go with active shutter 3D glasses. Though the technology has its advantages, there’s definitely the downside of having to buy fairly expensive viewing accessories.
AU Optronics is showing off its polarized glasses using 65” HD 3D panel today at a FPD China, and has announced that mass production will start in the second half of 2010. The biggest advantage, of course, is that polarized glasses sell for far less than active shutter glasses.
The potential downside is the price of the set. AUO hasn’t announced a price yet, and one of the main selling points of the sets using active shutter glasses is that the price was able to stay in an acceptable range.
AUO will also be debuting some new glasses free 3D displays at the show, but if they’re anything like what we saw at CES, there’s no reason to get excited.