If you believe what you read, 3-D television is coming to a home near you.

If you believe what you read, 3-D television is coming to a home near you.

At last week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, 3-D TVs, 3-D Blu-ray players and 3-D video games were all the rage.

Vizio, Samsung, Toshiba, LG Electronics and Panasonic all made flashy announcements about high-definition 3-D TVs expected to hit the market this spring and summer. And Sony seems to be betting the farm 3-D will be the next big thing. Sony executives have been quoted as saying they expect half of the TVs they sell in a couple years to be 3-D-capable.

Color me skeptical.

It's true that four of last year's top-10-grossing movies had a 3-D version, but watching a movie in 3-D four times a year is understandable. Watching 3-D TV four hours a day is not. Sure, ESPN and The Discovery Channel recently announced 3-D networks, but do you really think you'll have enough 3-D glasses to accommodate everyone at your 2011 Super Bowl party?

But then again, I could be wrong.

If you just can't wait for the coming revolution in 3-D, Fujifilm can satisfy your multidimensional craving with their FinePix REAL 3D W1 Digital Camera, on sale now.

However, this early-adopter product doesn't come cheap - this camera sells for $600. And viewing your 3-D photos anywhere other than on the camera itself requires a FinePix REAL 3D V1 Viewer, which sells for $500. Fujifilm's seehere.com website offers to process your 3-D pics in the form of hologram-like lenticular 5x7 prints for the introductory price of $7 apiece.

The pricey camera has two lenses and two 10-megapixel CCD sensors that instantaneously capture 3-D pictures by taking a right and left image 2.75-inches apart. This gadget has a 3x optical zoom lens and a 2.8-inch 3-D LCD display on the back of the camera, allowing you to see your 3-D images without wearing special glasses.

The camera shoots 3-D stills and movies, but is also capable of capturing standard 2-D photos, movies and panoramas. And a Dual Capture Shooting Mode lets users take two photos at different settings simultaneously.

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