Bestlaptopbattery.co.uk Health Risks of World’s First Glasses-Free 3D Laptop

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Toshiba announced the Qosmio F755 3D laptop on Tuesday, describing it as “the world’s first laptop capable of displaying glasses-free 3D and 2D content at the same time on one screen.”

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  1. 1. 15/08/2011 09:36 bestlaptopbattery.co.uk Health Risks of World’s First Glasses-Free 3D Laptop levision pictures or video games. Anyone who has had a seizure, loss of awareness, or other Health Risks of World’s First Glasses-Free 3D symptom linked to an epileptic condition, or Laptop has a family history of epilepsy, should contact a health care provider before using the 3D function.” That disclaimer footnote then points to another more lengthy disclaimer on Toshiba’s website en- titled, “3D Viewing: Important Safety Information,” in which another list of health risks continues. The first point on the list is especially poignant: “If you or any viewer experiences the fol- lowing symptoms or any other discomfort from viewing 3D video images, stop viewing and contact your health care provider: Convul- sions, Eye or muscle twitching, Loss of awa- Toshiba announced the Qosmio F755 3D laptop on reness, Altered vision, Involuntary movements, Tuesday, describing it as “the world’s first laptop Disorientation, Eye Strain, Nausea/Vomiting, capable of displaying glasses-free 3D and 2D content Dizziness, Headaches, Fatigue.” at the same time on one screen.” Priced at $1,700, the laptop will be available in mid- The press release proudly featured the laptop specs August. One can’t help but wonder if consumers will in the body of the text, but other seemingly mi- be paying attention to these small details relating to nute details — such as potential health risks of 3D their health when deciding to purchase the latest viewing, in this case — were kept in the footnotes. in technological wonders. One footnote stated: It can be argued that these health risks apply for “Due to the possible impact on vision develop- any type of 3D viewing — even so, should they be ment, viewers of 3D video images should be relegated to the footnotes? age 6 or above. Children and teenagers may be more susceptible to health issues associated What are your thoughts on how tech companiesjoliprint with viewing in 3D and should be closely su- should disclaim health risks regarding use of their pervised to avoid prolonged viewing without products? And is owning a 3D laptop worth risking rest. Some viewers may experience a seizure your health? Let us know in the comments below. or blackout when exposed to certain flashing Printed with images or lights contained in certain 3D te- Other Business News: http://bestlaptopbattery.co.uk/battery-wiki/health-risks-of-world-s-first-glasses-free-3d-laptop-2 Page 1
  2. 2. 15/08/2011 09:36 bestlaptopbattery.co.uk Health Risks of World’s First Glasses-Free 3D Laptop CloudTag: Glasses-Free , 3D Laptop , Health Risks , toshiba laptop batteries , Toshiba pa3534u- 1brs batteries , Dell d630 batteries , Dell inspiron 6400 batteriesjoliprint Printed with http://bestlaptopbattery.co.uk/battery-wiki/health-risks-of-world-s-first-glasses-free-3d-laptop-2 Page 2

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