Monthly Archives: October 2010

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Goes 3D On PS3, Xbox 360 & PC

3D games – more so than 3D movies or 3D sports – is widely regarded as the “killer” content that can persuade consumers to take out their wallets and splash out on a brand new 3D TV. Bearing this in mind, TV manufacturers like Samsung, Panasonic, LG and Sony who have competed fiercely to launch their respective 3D-ready models this ... Read More »

Toshiba Unveils 12GL1 & 20GL1 Glasses-Free 3D TV Displays

All 3D TVs – be it “active” or “passive” – currently available on the market require viewers to wear compatible 3D glasses before they can watch 3D content on screen, but a number of surveys have suggested that compulsory 3D eyewear is one of the main factors stopping consumers from purchasing a 3D TV in the first place. Toshiba is ... Read More »

UK Sales Of 3D TVs Hit 5 Figures At Dixons Retail

Love it or hate it, it cannot be denied that 3D TV is making inroads in the United Kingdom despite the oft-mentioned inhibiting factors of high cost-to-switch, paucity of 3D content and compulsory 3D eyewear. Persistent marketing by TV manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Sony, and 3D content providers like Sky – either in TV commercials or nationwide ... Read More »

Virgin Media May Develop Own In-House 3D Content For 3D Channel

Although it has pipped British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) to launch the first “commercially available 3D service” in the United Kingdom at the start of this week, Virgin Media is fully aware that the amount of 3D content available on its “3D Movies On Demand” channel is significantly dwarfed by that found on the rivalling Sky 3D channel which was launched ... Read More »

BBC Transmits Historic Super Hi-Vision UHDTV Broadcast

In an unprecedented intercontinental transmission across the web, BBC has broadcast an ultra-high-definition video feed from the United Kingdom to Tokyo using an experimental display technology developed by Japan’s national public broadcasting organisation NHK. Dubbed “Super Hi-Vision” by NHK, the ultra high-definition video format boasts a mind-boggling resolution of 7680 x 4320, i.e. offering 16 times the number of pixels ... Read More »