Toshiba is close to launching a range of 3D notebooks that eliminate the need flr glasses.
The Japanese Company who is yet to launch ttheir Folio notebook in Australia is expected to launch its glass-free 3D notebooks in the second half of 2011, according to manufacturing sources in Taiwan.
Toshiba who demonstrated several TV’s that deliver 3D without glasses at the CES show in Las Vegas earlier this year is expected to utilise their own in-house developed integral imaging technology for the production of the new 3D notebooks.
DigiTimes said recently that number of notebook vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell, Lenovo and Micro-Star International (MSI) have launched 3D notebooks using shutter glasses or polarized glass solutions, sales of 3D notebooks have not expanded as expected, noted the sources, adding that some vendors have now become more conservative about the prospects of 3D notebooks.
Toshiba is also tipped to launch a new range of low-cost Satellite L Series notebooks in Australia shortly.
Among the range that is on offer to Toshiba Australia is the the 13.3-inch L730 and L735, the 15.6-inch L750 and L755.There is also a 17.3-inch L770 and L775.
The new L Series will have 3D support, that allows users to connect to 3DTVs over HDMI and, in some cases, converting 2D content to 3D.
In the USA Toshiba is offering users the option of Intel Core i3 and Core i5 processors and various AMD CPUs, including triple- and quad-core options.
The new models will also have multitouch trackpads, 5,400RPM hard drives as large as 750GB, 1.3 megapixel webcams, a mix of USB 3.0 and sleep-and-charge USB 2.0 ports, and a choice of integrated Intel HD graphics or a discrete NVIDIA GeForce 315M card with up to 1GB of video memory.