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GUNNAR Optiks passive 3D glasses

GUNNAR Optiks' line of passive 3D glasses are engineered with high quality optics, and to looks stylish, while being comfortable to wear for long periods of time.


GUNNAR Optiks range of 3D glasses range in cost from $100 to $200 and they come in a variety of styles and in circular and linear passive versions to work with today's popular 3D formats.

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Robert Archer · December 3, 2010

One of the big bugaboos that people often criticize about the 3D video format is the bulk, awkwardness and overall unattractiveness of the 3D glasses that are necessary to view 3D content.

GUNNAR Optiks is a manufacturer of performance eyewear for computer gaming and outdoor applications, and the company’s line of 3D products addresses the passive 3D market where high-performance consumer video manufacturers such as Runco, SIM2 and Wolf Cinema operate. 

The Carlsbad, Calif.-based optical company offers a line of stylish and comfortable to wear 3D glasses that employ circular polarization and linear polarization, and the company recommends that once an installer confirms what passive 3D format a manufacturer uses, then that company can pair the appropriate pair of 3D glasses to complete the 3D video system installation.

GUNNAR says that its circular polarization products work with RealD technologies and its linear polarization products work with IMAX films and iZ3D monitors. Additionally, it says that its eyewear offers i-AMP3D optical quality lenses and the ability to present 40 lines of resolution when measured using standard testing procedures. The lenses are optimized to minimize crosstalk and they have true, medium density filters that treat all colors equally.



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Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at rarcher@ehpub.com

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Home Theater · Displays · GUNNAR Optiks · IMAX · Linear · Passive 3D · RealD · Runco · All Topics
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