In truly surprising
news, it appears that a combination of high prices, small sizes and a somewhat questionable viewing experience
have caused Toshiba's new GL1
line of glasses-free 3DTVs to sell more slowly than the company expected. In their first month of availability the 20-inch set, priced at 240,000 yen ($2,940), sold around 500 units while its 12-inch cousin sold even less than that, despite projections both would sell at least 1,000 units. Don't think Toshiba's letting its hard work go the way of the old Sony XEL-1 OLED TVs
just yet, as we saw at CES, it's still committed to bringing autostereoscopic 3D in larger screen sizes
to the masses despite the potential technological hurdles like providing more viewing angles for the 3D effect.