Between jaw-dropping visuals and revolutionary new gameplay, Nintendo created overwhelming waves announcing the new 3DS – the first ever 3D console. Not only is the runner-up to the highly successful NDS promise 3D graphics, it intends to do so WITHOUT special glasses! Gamers have been puzzled over such a wild claim. How can this even be possible!?
Surprisingly, the NDS isn’t quite as ground breaking as it first seems! The NDS will be using Lenticular technology to create the 3D effect on the LCD screens. In fact, Fujifilm already has a product on the market that makes use of Lenticular technology. That’s right! a 3D camera that uses the SAME 3D LCD technology is already exist! The Fujifilm W1 3D Digital Camera uses 2 lenses and a Lenticular LCD screen to take 3D still photos, as well as impressive 3D video. The 3D effect expressed by the Fujifilm W1 Camera is both very convincing and impressive.
Many Photo Expo Events around the world featuring Fujifilm stands hav the 3D cameras on display. Visitors to events can try the cameras for themselves and experience 3D imaging without the need for any special glasses or goggles. While this makes the experience more comfortable and convenient, there are a few drawbacks. Viewers must be looking at the Lenticular 3D LCD screen directly head on in order for the 3D effect to work. If the viewer is a little bit to the left or right of the LCD screen, the 3D illusion is completely lost!
The world of gaming will continue to evolve and surprise players. For any anxious gamers looking to see what the 3DS will look like and get a feel for the experience, track down the Fujifilm W1 3D Camera in a retail shop or Photo Expo. Give the W1 a test ride to get a feel for the upcoming Nintendo 3DS. You will be impressed, as well as uncomfortable trying to hold the screen in the perfect position so you get the 3D effect!