But fails to meet own expectations
It also fails to meet consumer exceptions too.
I expected to have a good 3D effect, not a rubbish one.
I expected to not have to endure headaches and eyestrain after using it for more than 10 minutes...
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young eyes are far more delicate. I wouldn't want my kids eyesight knackered in a few years over a cheapy handheld console.
But then looking at the number of obese kids, Parents clearly don't know how to say no anymore, and would rather settle for the quiet life.
Before the age of 4-6, they haven't finished wiring up the links between their eyeball muscles, focal changes, reflexes and signal analysis necessary to construct full depth perception out of two eyes. After they have that sorted, fake 3D like these won't unwire it.
Any problems adults have with it are therefore entirely their own. Lots of folks get motion sickness from playing first-person games on a normal screen, after all - or headaches from trying Magic Eye pics.
On top of which, everyone I know with one of these is an adult - too expensive for kids!