Sharp says it will put "glasses-free" 3D into a smartphone by the end of the year

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Sharp says it will put
With 3D movies being released almost every weekend, the technique is becoming a part of mainstream life. In fact, by the end of this year, Sharp plans on bringing 3D to your smartphone. The manufacturer is the leading provider of cell phones in Japan although it has a small presence elsewhere, and produces the 3D parallax barrier display that allows for 3D images without the use of glasses.

Sharp is already planning on making the 3.4 inch 3D touchscreen for the  handheld Nintendo 3DS. This game system will also include a camera to take 3D pictures for instant viewing. This is exactly what Sharp has in mind for the 3D smartphone it will produce. Down the road, we would expect to get some idea of the specs, carrier and launch date. For now, we will have to be content knowing that a Sharp representative said that the phone will be available around the world by the end of the year.

source: Reuters via MobileCrunch

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2 Comments

1. phoenix87

Posts: 19; Member since: Jul 03, 2010

I just hope that movies on future phones don't look crapy.

2. jpropin

Posts: 152; Member since: May 20, 2010

I used to have a big ass Sharp Rack Stereo, back when they still made big ass rack stereos. It started falling apart and not working after about 3 months. For their sake, I hope their cell phones are built better than their stereos were, or they'll end up in the bargain bin at the local swap meet, alongside the phoney ipods made in Jamaica.

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