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Nov 02, 2004

Need For Speed in 3D

Ever thought about playing Need for Speed in 3D? This is becoming a reality with Planar’s new stereoscopic mirror displays. Still early in development, this product is developed to meet as critical price point for everyday gamers. Additional versions for other business-related applications are also underdevelopment but the biggest interest has been from the gaming community. Current systems available on the market typically make users dizzy after usage of 15-30 minutes, are typically of low quality and/or very expensive. Planar’s new system solves all three problems by using a polarized mirror and eyeglasses to generate virtual depth in the picture.A More…

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Nov 02, 2004

Is LCD Ready for Hardcore Gamers?

Player issues this query: "Since the holiday season is rolling around, I've been contemplating shelling out the big bucks for a nice LCD display. I'm a die-hard gamer, with several choices of monitors in the market today, it can get a little confusing. Ghosting seemed to be a problem with intense games, but with displays reaching 8ms-16ms response time, is it really an issue anymore? Is it time for this gamer to move on to greener pastures, or stay the course with my trusty CRT?"

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