Nintendo Loses Glasses-Free 3D Patent Infringement Lawsuit
Posted on Thursday, March 14 @ 09:45:00 PST by Alex_Osborn
The Big N will be made to pay the hefty cost of patent infringement, as decided by a federal jury on the glasses-free 3D technology included within the Nintendo 3DS.
According to Reuters, the technology was invented by a former Sony employee named Seijiro Tomita who will now be awarded $30.2 million in damages. Nintendo's attorney argued that the 3DS doesn't make use of the important aspects of the patent.
The company released the following statement to IGN on the matter:
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