Content providers should approach 3-D conversions with caution



While several industry analysts are predicting a potentially large market for 3-D TV sets around the world, one clear hurdle is the lack of content to watch at home (beyond animated “kids” movies). To solve this dilemma, consumer electronics as well as production and distribution equipment vendors have rushed to market an array of conversion boxes and software that convert 2-D content into pseudo-3-D, including adding enhanced dimension and separated planes to existing flat scenes to give the impression of 3-D.