NVIDIA 3D Vision 2
The next generation of NVIDIA’s 3D technology features redesigned 3D glasses and introduces NVIDIA 3D LightBoost, a technology that delivers images up to twice as bright and colors as before.
“With 3D LightBoost and our new full-HD monitors, colors are richer, textures and subtle image details virtually jump off the screen, and the overall quality of the experience is something to behold. We are thrilled to be the first desktop display manufacturer to bring this new level of 3D visual quality to our customers with the ASUS VG278H,” said David Wung, director of product management for ASUS Computer International.
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 Glasses
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 glasses have lenses that are 20 percent larger than those in first-generation glasses, resulting in a wider viewing area and increased external light blocking. In addition, NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 glasses are made of soft composite materials for a more comfortable fit with gaming headphones.
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 glasses give access to the broadest selection of high-quality 3D content available today, including more than 550 full-HD 1080p 3D games, more than 100 Blu-ray 3D movies and thousands of 3D videos and photos from YouTube and 3DVisionLive.com. They are fully backwards-compatible with all existing NVIDIA 3D Vision Ready content and supporting products, including more than 70 different 3D Vision monitors, notebooks and projectors, video applications, and cameras.
NVIDIA 3D LightBoost Technology
NVIDIA 3D LightBoost is a new NVIDIA display technology that delivers up to 2X brighter 3D images than existing 3D solutions and improved color quality. It also dramatically increases environmental lighting, making gaming keyboards and mice more visible, and reducing 3D ghosting.
The first NVIDIA 3D LightBoost-certified desktop display is the ASUS VG278H, a 27-inch LED full HD (1920x1080) monitor, featuring a 3D HDMI 1.4 input, as well as a Dual-link DVI input for full HD 1080p 3D gaming. ASUS’ exclusive Trace-Free II Technology features 120Hz refresh rates and 2ms response times. Available by the end of October 2011, the ASUS VG278H is priced at 699 $ with one pair of NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 glasses.
Additional NVIDIA 3D LightBoost-compatible displays from Acer and BenQ, are expected to ship in the coming months. NVIDIA 3D LightBoost compatible notebooks include several Toshiba models – Satellite P770/P775, Dynabook Satellite T572, Dynabook T572, and the Qosmio X770/X775 – with others expected in the coming months.
3D Vision 2 Pricing and Availability
The 3D Vision 2 glasses kit, which includes one pair of NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 glasses and a wireless USB IR emitter, will be available from the leading retailers/e-tailers worldwide and on the NVIDIA online store in October for 149 $. Extra NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 glasses are available for 99 $.