The Home Cinema Choice crew have discovered a rather novel way of making sure your proprietary Samsung 3D glasses work with Panasonic 3D sets (and vice versa); simply put the glasses on the wrong way up.
Essentially Panasonic and Samsung have simply put the polarising lenses in the opposite way round – which leads to a practical if rather inelegant solution.
"While Samsung and Panasonic glasses are officially incompatible with each other, we've discovered that if you wear one pair
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"I successfully enjoyed 3DTV on a Panasonic model with upside-down Samsung glasses, and vice versa," he adds
"Admittedly it wasn't a very comfortable experience, and you do look stupider than normal trying it, but heck, this is what we've all been reduced to..."
Apparently a common standard for active shutter 3D glasses is on the way, and it sounds like it can't come soon enough.
Unless you want to look like a mix between a Blues Brother and Dennis Taylor.