Despite Headaches, Eyestrain, 3d Tv Makers Push On

NEW YORK — 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.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.

Senh: That's probably not what 3d tv manufacturers wanna hear. I think it's the future too, but there gotta be a way to do without people having to wear 3d glasses.

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