Demand for 3D Optical Film Rises as Passive 3D TV Competes with Shutter Glass, According to NPD DisplaySearch

SANTA CLARA, CALIF., March 27, 2013—As 3D TV continues to grow, competition between the main two 3D technologies is heating up. Film patterned retarder is finally catching up to the more established shutter glass approach. According to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Display Optical Film Report, demand for 3D patterned retarder (3D PR) film is forecast to grow 104% Y/Y in Q4’12 and reach 34 million units in 2013.