Toshiba launches glasses-less 3D TV

New televisions to hit Japanese market in December
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Toshiba has unveiled what it claims are the world's first LCD TVs that allow viewers to watch in 3D without the need for special glasses.

The new REGZA GL1 series consists of the 20-inch 20GL1 and the 12-inch 12GL1. Both products will be available in Japan from the end of December.

The TVs use new Toshiba image processing technology to create nine parallax images and produce to 3D images. As a result, the vendor says, the images can be viewed from any angle.

The 20GL1 features a specially designed HD LED backlit LCD which supposedly offers around four times the pixels of a standard full HD panel.

A global launch date has not yet been announced.

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