Not everyone can afford Philips' 52-inch 1080p 3D autostereoscopic HDTV
, but DDD Group and Hyundai IT's second batch
of 3D LCDs might be just what's necessary to take 3D television mainstream. Set for a Japan launch in October, the new 32-inch LCDs pack DDD TriDef
hardware -- available in add-on form
for Samsung DLPs and plasmas in the U.S. -- to support Nippon BS Broadcasting's BS11 3D station. DDD's CEO promises "affordable 3D TV", without more detailed specs or a pricetag our doubt level is pegged at mild, with a chance of arrogant skepticism.