If you've ever seen a 3D display you'll know that they usually hampered by those silly glasses you need to wear and a low, usually slightly blurry, resolution. Not any more.
It does so by using a layer above each pixel that changes the direction of the light coming from it so that separate images can be beamed to either eye of the observer.
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On top of that trick, NEC has also managed to rearrange the pixels to keep a resolution comparable to non-3D LCDs.
Gaming and medicine
The first of the new displays are expected to be 12.1-inch models due out next spring for use in gaming and medicine. Smaller 3.1-inch 3D screens for portable TVs are likely to follow soon after.