HDI begins manufacturing of high-definition laser-driven 2D/3D TVs
Press release, staff reporter, DIGITIMES [Monday 2 November 2009]
October 30, 2009 - Los Gatos, CA - HDI Ltd announces it has entered into a manufacturing agreement to mass produce their proprietary 100-inch diagonal laser-driven 2D/3D switchable dynamic video projection televisions. HDI Ltd's 2D/3D switchable system delivers a stunningly superior 2D image, with a 50% greater resolution than today's digital cinemas, and derives its greater-than-high definition stereoscopic 1920 x 1080p "3D" image quality from two RGB laser-illuminated liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) micro display imagers. At full 1080p HD, the HDI Ltd screen refreshes at 360 fields per-second on each eye, the fastest refresh rate on any mass produced television or projector.
HDI Ltd has completely eliminated the adverse effects, such as migraines, dizziness, nausea, and motion sickness, long associated with inferior and expensive shutter glasses and substandard 3D technology. HDI Ltd delivers the most immersive, comfortable, and natural 3D viewing experience in the world with low-cost and light-weight proprietary polarized glasses. Technology journalist Richard Hart called HDI Ltd's picture quality, "the smoothest yet, and smoothness means no headaches," and Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computers, stated, "Without a doubt, the best demonstration of 3D technology I have ever seen."
In addition, HDI Ltd displays draw 80% less power than existing 2D plasma displays of the same size, offer a 95% reduction in manufacturing pollution, and a 100% reduction in harmful chemicals and radioactive components currently used in existing televisions. At 10-inches thick, HDI's 100-inch diagonal display weighs 75% less than equivalent Plasma and LCD displays, and is anticipated to have a street price potentially 60% less than current 2D flatscreen plasma and LCD displays.
HDI's September 2009 announcement of their potential new standard for switchable 2D/3D television technology came on the same day several major manufactures announced plans to release new energy-guzzling plasma televisions with 3D capabilities via shutter glasses, all of which featured price tags as much as 100% or more than current 2D televisions.