Panasonic, Japan Working on 3-D Standards

Panasonic said it is working closely with the Japanese government to establish an international set of rules to govern healthy approaches to displaying 3-D images, a move aimed at assuaging concerns about potential negative side effects of the technology.

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Panasonic President Fumio Ohtsubo said it has already started the process of establishing broad 3-D health and safety guidelines for electronics manufacturers, content makers and broadcasters.

While there is no medical evidence to link 3-D with health-related side effects, questions about the technology have arisen in the wake of a warning from videogame console maker Nintendo Ltd. that cautioned 3-D games on its upcoming 3DS handheld could potentially damage the eyesight of children six years old and younger.

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