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PS3 3D Gaming: Health Risks from Sony

If you are planning on forking out for a Sony 3D TV set in order to play 3D games on the Playstation 3, you might want to take a read of Sony’s updated Playstation terms and conditions.

As reported from VG247, Sony has updated their T&C’s with a few warnings about potential health risks for consumers watching or indeed playing 3D content.

According to Sony, some people may experience discomfort when viewing 3D content, with possible symptoms including eye strain, eye fatigue or nausea. If this happens to you, Sony advises you to stop viewing 3D content immediately.

They also recommend users to take regular breaks in between 3D sessions, and stress that 3D viewing is not suitable for children under six.

Here is a portion of Sony’s updated terms and conditions:

”Some people may experience discomfort (such as eye strain, eye fatigue or nausea) while watching 3D video images or playing stereoscopic 3D games on 3D televisions. If you experience such discomfort, you should immediately discontinue use of your television until the discomfort subsides.”

Consider yourself warned. Let us know your thoughts on this, there is more from Sony through the link.

Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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