3D technology will make its way onto more than 11 million units by 2014, predicts mobile and digital entertainment researcher, In-Stat.
The most prominent of these releases will be Nintendo’s 3DS which uses autostereoscopic 3D technology that does not require specialised glasses, slated for a release in the first half of 2011.
Gaming consoles are predicted to account for 65 percent of all 3D mobile devices this year, while 2012 is said to hold a growth in smartphone 3D technology, forecast to represent 45 percent of the market in that year.
As with 3D TVs, a lack of mobile 3D content is pre-empted to be the greatest obstacle for manufacturers wishing to push 3D over this year.
The push for 3D is being backed by hardware companies like NVIDIA that have already leapt into enabling 3D technology on home PCs with development of drivers and graphics cards specialising in 3D visualisation.