Global 3D leader XpanD begins shipping its second-generation X102 DLP-Link 3D glasses today as its 3D technology continues to lead the world in home and cinematic entertainment, as well as education. Retailing at US $129, the X102’s work with all 3D-ready DLP projectors within a range of 140 feet, more than double the current industry standard.
XpanD has teamed up with Texas Instruments to deploy its DLP Digital Micro-Mirror Device Technology, which synchronizes active 3D glasses with DLP projectors and TV’s with no additional technology such as an emitter. The plug-and-play aspect makes the XpanD X102 glasses the most affordable choice in 3D entertainment.
“The 50-plus 3D-ready projectors on their way into the market from top manufacturers have an average price nearing US $700,” said Ami Dror, Chief Strategy Officer for XpanD. “This technology, paired with the X102 glasses, is the most economical choice for families looking to invest in their in-home 3D systems, with no sacrifice in quality.”
The X102 glasses are also ideal for classroom settings as the majority of school projectors contain DLP technology. “Bringing 3D into the classroom enables students to focus and learn on a whole new level,” stated Maria Costeira, CEO, XpanD. “With affordable XpanD 3D solutions, teachers will have even more opportunity to develop intricate, interactive lesson plans to fully engage their students.”