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Passive Aggressive
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Passive Aggressive

When LG first announced their plans to offer 3D TVs using passive polarized glasses, we were skeptical due to the resolution compromise of the technology. But when we tried the TV out ourselves we were convinced that it’s a viable option. So were a lot of other people, at least according to LG’s research. In fact, LG used that research to launch some fighting words on Sony, which fought back.
So far, active-shutter glasses 3D still provides the superior picture. Still, we expect more passive systems to come in 2012 and possible even some 4K resolution TVs that solve passive systems’ problems.

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