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Glasses-Free 3D TV from MIT

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MIT Media Lab's Camera Culture is developing an interim solution to holographic TV with a glasses-free 3D TV experience that use LCDs to create the three dimensional effect. Says Media Lab's Doug Lanman, "Holography works, it’s beautiful, nothing can touch its quality. The problem, of course, is that holograms don’t move. To make them move, you need to create a hologram in real time, and to do that, you need … little tiny pixels, smaller than anything we can build at large volume at low cost. So the question is, what do we have now? We have LCDs. They’re incredibly mature, and they’re cheap."

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