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Masaaki Osumi, an executive for Japanese electronics company Toshiba, poses with models next to the company's 55-inch sized glasses-free 3D television called the "Regza 55X3', which has "Quad Full High Definition" (QFHD) with a 3,840 x 2,160-pixel LCD display and which shows 2D and 3D high definition images, during a preview at Asia's largest electronics trade show CEATEC in Chiba City, suburban Tokyo, on October 3, 2011. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
Masaaki Osumi, an executive for Japanese electronics company Toshiba, poses with models next to the company's 55-inch sized glasses-free 3D television called the "Regza 55X3', which has "Quad Full High Definition" (QFHD) with a 3,840 x 2,160-pixel LCD display and which shows 2D and 3D high definition images, during a preview at Asia's largest electronics trade show CEATEC in Chiba City, suburban Tokyo, on October 3, 2011. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Toshiba to offer 55-inch no-glasses 3D TV, just $11,000 Add to ...

Japan’s Toshiba Corp said on Monday it will begin sales in December of 55-inch 3D TVs that produce images with the illusion of depth, but without the need for glasses usually required for 3D viewing.

The TVs are likely to be priced at around $11,000.

“We are targeting initial monthly sales of 1,000 units and hope to lift that number by taking the product overseas,” Toshiba corporate senior vice president Masaaki Oosumi told reporters.

Toshiba now sells 12-inch and 20-inch 3D TVs that do not require viewers to wear glasses.

The TVs use lenses that scatter the light from the screen to create 3D images, instead of using filters in glasses that would allow the right and left eyes to see different images.

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