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A man adjusts his 3-D glasses in front of television sets including a 152 inch TV at the Panasonic booth as final preparations continue for IFA, one of  the world A man adjusts his 3-D glasses in front of television sets including a 152 inch TV at the Panasonic booth as final preparations continue for IFA, one of the world's largest trade fairs for consumer electronics and electrical home appliances, in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. IFA takes place from Sept. 2 to Sept. 7, 2011 in the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer)  

Schools to employ 3-D technology in the classrom

When Maurio Medley, an eighth-grade math teacher at Ocoee Middle School in central Florida, wants to teach his students how to find the volume of a cylinder, he doesn’t turn to a textbook or chalkboard. Instead, he turns on a 3-D-enabled projector to rotate a virtual Euclidian solid.

Schools are trying to keep up with the multiplex, keen to find ways to engage students in an age of 3-D movies and gadgets that make traditional classroom materials look dated. And the technology and equipment makers are eager to create a new market for their 3-D products.

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