Toshiba uveils Glasses-less 3D REGZA GL1 LCD TV

Today at Japan’s electronics expo CEATEC 2010, Toshiba unveiled the world’s first LCD TVs that don’t require dedicated glasses. The new “Glasses-less 3D REGZA GL1” series will be available in Japan from the end of December and is offered for now in two models 12- inch and 20-inch.

To achieve a 3D image without need of glasses, whatever the position and angle to the screen of the viewer, the new Regza GL1 family utilize a special perpendicular lenticular sheet (an array of lenses) and Toshiba’s image processing technology to create nine parallax images from the original content and create to 3D.

Toshiba Regza Glasses-less 20GL1 and 12GL1

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The first two models from the series are 20-inch 20GL1 and 12-inch 12GL1. Both displays have a LED backlit LCD Panel with 1,280 x 720 resolution-550:1 JEITA contrast ratio for 20GL1 and 466 x 350 with contrast: 500:1 for 12GL1, and for better viewing experience Toshiba suggests viewing distance of 90cm away from the 20-inch display and 65cm from the 12 panel.