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3-D means headaches to many, yet companies push on


From Hollywood studios to Japanese TV makers, powerful business interests are betting 3-D will be the future of entertainment, despite a major drawback: It makes millions of people uncomfortable or sick, the Associated Press reports. Optometrists say as many as one in four viewers have problems watching 3-D movies and TV, either because 3-D causes tiresome eyestrain or because the viewer has problems perceiving depth in real life. In the worst cases, 3-D makes people queasy, leaves them dizzy or gives them headaches. Researchers have begun developing more lifelike 3-D displays that might address the problems, but they’re years or even decades from being available to the masses…

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