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3D TV without the Glasses
Buying a 3D TV seems like an interesting novelty, but thinking about the cost of additional glasses needed to view the
TV and having to remember to charge the glasses is a hassle. Fortunately, new advances in 3D TV technology have
made it possible to view a 3D TV without the need for clunky glasses.
Disadvantages of 3D TV Glasses
The glasses that are...
2010: A Year in 3D TV in Review
The market for consumer 3D television has expanded by leaps and bounds over the last 12 months.
The end of 2009 and start of 2010 saw a slew of announcements regarding plans for the year which included 3D television channels from Sky in the UK and Discovery and ESPN in the US, and a full launch schedule of 3D televisions, glasses, and movies to watch.
Is 3D TV Without 3D Glasses Possible?
Any conversation around the subject of 3D television inevitably covers the topic of the cumbersome glasses required to take advantage of this renewed technology. Many believe 3D TV won’t truly take off until the 3D sets function without the glasses.
Recently the Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming device has launched which has a glasses free 3D display....
Sky to Launch 3D Channel Pub TV This Weekend
People have already embraced 3D cinema and because Sky’s 3D service uses the same kind of technology, we’re confident there will be demand for sport, movies, concerts and drama in 3D,” said Gerry O’Sullivan, Sky’s director of strategic product development.
Rugby matches in the Six Nations championship are to be amongst...
The Great 2010 3D Movie Timeline (release dates)
Last year we saw a resurgence in the popularity of 3D movies across the world with franchises from My Bloody Valentine to Ice Age releasing 3 dimensional installments in to the wild. Not forgetting the wonders of Disney Pixar’s “Up” which couldn’t fail to warm even the coldest of hearts, it’s clear that James Cameron’s...
Sony to Launch 3D TV by Late 2010
Sony plans to be selling Sony 3D tv sets by late 2010, the Financial Times reports. Sony will also add 3D technology to it’s Vaio laptops, PlayStation 3 console and its blu-ray players. Howard Stringer, Sony CEO said that, “…the 3D train is on the track, and we at Sony are ready to drive it home.” There are no industry agreed standards for 3D technology so it appears we may be in for yet another format war akin to the recent blu-ray hd-dvd battle.
Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Footage to be Shown In 3D
When I was told that there was unseen footage of the Queen’s coronation in 3D I didn’t really believe it at first. – David Glover, Channel 4 Specialist Factual Commissioning Editor
A great find for Channel 4 – unseen footage of Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation from 1953 in 3D. I suppose it goes to show how long a desire for 3D television...
Channel 4 to beat Sky to 3D with it’s own 3D TV Week
Channel 4 has announced it will host a “3D Week” sometime this Autumn, beating SKY’s 2010 launch of their 3D TV Channel.
The move is little more than a gimmick, however, since Channel 4 plans to use a very simple implementation of 3D: ColorCode Technology. This basically enables Channel 4 to broadcast a vaguely altered picture which when viewed...
Avatar Day – 3D IMAX 15 Minute Teaser Trailer
James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ has been described by directors as "the future." It’s said to be an equivalent leap in experience to the first movie with sound or the first in technicolour. Whether viewers will agree remains to be seen but the team are certainly performing well in generating hype around the feature.
Samsung Hi-Def 40" LED TV [UE40B6000]
Part of the Samsung LED TV series 6, ultra slim with a superior picture quality and Smart LED Lighting
Experience the beauty of Crystal TV design. LED Lighting helps to achieve Mega Dynamic Contrast Ratio. Enjoy 100Hz Motion Plus for a judder free picture no matter how fast the images move in front of your eyes. 4 HDMI connections allow easy multi...
3D Television Standard to be Proposed?
The Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers is to start detailed work in June on its proposed standard for 3D television. Peter Symes, SMPTE’s director of engineering and standards says it isn’t likely that the 3D standard will emerge until 2010.
SMPTE’s concept is for an all-embracing 3D Home Master that covers not just broadcast...
First Dedicated 3D TV Network Startup in the US?
“We fully plan to have, as soon as we can acquire the library, the first full-time 3-D network in the country,” Donaldson told Daily Variety.
Despite many set top boxes not supporting 3D technology, many Hi-Def Televisions do come ready to support 3D broadcasting as it becomes available.
The company hopes to ship 3D ready set top boxes...
Sky puts UK’s first live 3D broadcast up on the smallish screen
The broadcast, a performance by the band Keane, was part of a 3D music event co-produced by Sky, specialist 3D production company Nineteen Fifteen Productions and Island Records, to coincide with Keane’s performance at London’s Abbey Road studios.
The three-screen 3D event involved Sky broadcasting a simulcast of the gig and displaying the...
Mitsubishi Launch 82 inch 3D Ready TV
Not content with offering the largest of the home theatre entertainment screens on offer, Mitsubishi ups the game with this 3D ready offering.
Claiming demand for the 3D technology is set to rise with the emergence of 3D broadcasting pioneered by Sky in the UK Mitsubishi may be onto something with this behemoth.
“As the home theater market continues...
Where do we spend our time online?
New data suggests that online entertainment sites are only 4th most popular among visitors, with higher categories being Portals, instant messenger services and conversational media.
That’s not the most interesting part of all this though.
Number 4 on a list of growing trends: 3D Internet!
The 3D Internet will become a reality, with consumers...
Monsters vs. Aliens 3D Superbowl Ad with FREE Glasses!
Monsters vs Aliens Superbowl 3D advertistmentRoll up, roll up and grab your pair of free 3D glasses from Pepsi/SoBe Life Water displays at 28,000 locations including grocery, drug and electronics stores and big-box retailers.
A taste of things to come?
Word is that NBC will distribute 150 million pairs of Monsters vs. Aliens branded 3D glasses in preparation...
The Great 2009 3D Movie Timeline
With 2009 shaping up to be a big year for 3D movies and technologies we bring you this summary of the most anticipated 3D movies scheduled for release in the upcoming year. A big list of movie release dates for 3D films coming out in 2009.
Update: The Great 2010 3D Movie Timeline has just been posted!
Cast your eyes upon this list of all-encompassing...
You won’t believe your eyes when 3D TV becomes reality
I’m sitting in Paris and some butterflies are fluttering towards me. Loads of them, perfectly clearly. I could allow one to land on my hand, or catch one of the rose petals being blown towards me – except I can’t, because they’re not real. They’re images on a TV in high definition – and in perfect 3D. They look life-sized...
Sky Hi-Def 3D TV Broadcast Demo (Sky+3D)
Sky have a recently announced their move towards 3D broadcasts, revealing that they’ve already begun filming some sporting events using dual camera rigs to capture images for the left and right eye. These two images are then kept synchronized throughout the editing process and finally broadcast side by side via a standard Sky Hi Definition set-top...
3D Television Soon to be a Reality for UK Viewers?
With 3D TV displays causing commuters to stumble off escalators in Shanghai’s Metro city and the BBC reporting 3D TV is just around the corner, we’re entering a new age in visual entertainment. Sky also mentions 3d tv is imminent, demonstrating their technology.
Using its High Definition set top box attached to a Hyundai 3D enabled TV, Sky...
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