You make some good points, but there have been 3D DVDs for some time, though they are the older anaglyph kind. They don't require any sort of special 3D player and work just fine on HDTVs. Since few people have ever really liked anaglyph 3D, it's not surprising the studios aren't rushing to put out current movies in that type of 3D.
What I am wondering - idly, I will admit - is whether the sort of 3D found on current BDs and requiring active or passive glasses would also work on DVDs. It's frankly admitted that this form of 3D, whether you like 3D or not, works much better and is easier to watch for extended periods than anaglyph.
Now, we can't assume that everyone interest in 3D will naturally buy the required equipment to view it. I'm thinking here of people who laid down a goodly sum for a recent HDTV. This could have been before 3D capable HDTVs were available, or when they were very high priced, out of the reach of many interested purchasers. There could be any number of movie fans interested in 3D in the home right now, but can't afford to change TVs so soon. Why wouldn't there be a market for this audience, potentially as large as buyers who have the necessary equipment, for 3D DVDs? Aren't the studios missing out on a possibly strong market, especially when folks realize there is no need for a new HDTV or BD player? I find it hard to believe an interested market in 3D versions of Avatar, Titanic, Thor, Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows, etc., exists only among people who have already purchased 3D HDTVs and BD players.
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