The 3D active shutter glasses are not the cheap $1 paper glasses, they usually cost over $100, and that’s makes them an expensive gadget you may wish to keep children away from. There are many reasons why you do NOT want your children to use your own 3D glasses at home to watch or play 3D video or games.
If you plan to buy a 3D capable HDTV, then you must know that you will certainly need 3D active glasses in order to see 3D movies at home. When you buy a 3D HDTV, you may get one pair of 3D active glasses with it. There are several 3D starters’ kits that you can buy, that include one 3D movie, 3d HDMI cables, and 3D active shutter glasses.
In any case you do not receive 3D active shutter glasses for children, those you will need to buy by your own. While some think it’s a waste of money, to buy specific 3D glasses for children, you may want to think it over once more. There are many reasons why you should buy at least one more pair of children’s size 3D active shutter glasses, if you have children at home… here we will review some of the reasons: 1 - Watching 3D the whole family together will be possible only if everyone watching has a pair of 3D glasses. While you may have one or two for grown ups, children will need a pair of smaller size that will fit them. Other wise the 3D effects may be uttered and lost. 2 - Wearing 3D glasses that do not fit perfectly the line of sight from the 3D HDTV, may cause the person wearing them being dizzy! Because children have smaller face, and smaller nose bridge wearing an adults 3D active glasses will damage they way they enjoy a 3D movie. You will be investing so much money in 3D at home and they might be suffering from it. 3- If your family has more than one child, then it is obvious more 3D glasses will be needed for all brothers and sisters. Children’s 3D glasses usually come in different colors, so they do not fight over them and every child can recognize his own 3D glasses pair. 4- As children’s faces are smaller, they need smaller 3D size glasses. Large 3D glasses with bigger diameter will move and fall off their head. Buying children their own 3D glasses will prevent your $100 glasses falling off again and again! 5- Children usually do not watch 3D movies alone, it is just not fun. So they will be inviting friends over to watch 3D movies (or games), so even if they wear the adults 3D glasses you have at home, their friends will need another 3D pair. 6. Children do not know how to treat expensive gadgets, they sit on them, and they trip on them they spill fluids on them... They pick them up with dirty (sticky) hands... If you plan to watch 3D at home too, then you may wish to protect this delicate expensive 3D lasses away from children. The best way to do it is to buy them 3D gasses that will fit them better – Children’s size 3D shutter glasses.
Buying a pair of 3D active shutter glasses can cost up to $120 depending on the brand you need. The best selling 3D HDTV are Samsung, Sony and Panasonic. So unless you have a Aiptek 3D portable display you will probably need specific children’s 3D Active glasses for one of these brands.