Monthly Archives: February 2011

Samsung & LG Clash Over Active Shutter Vs FPR Passive 3D TV Technology

Samsung and LG Electronics, the top two LCD TV manufacturers in the world, are embroiled in a fierce battle to promote their respective choice of 3D technology for the year ahead. Although 3D TV sales have been sluggish in 2010, TV makers believe that 2011 will be a watershed year for 3D due to increased availability of extra-dimensional content and ... Read More »

BBC Worldwide Keen To Invest In More 3D Programmes For Future Content

Believing that 3D technology is the next stage of innovation in the history of television given the success of 3D movies in cinemas, BBC Worldwide will seek to invest in more 3D TV programmes for future content, an executive from the commercial arm of the UK’s public broadcaster has said. Amanda Hill, managing director of BBC Earth (the organisation’s brand ... Read More »

3D CMS, Sleek Styling & Updated Remote Spotted On 2011 Panasonic HDTVs

At the ExCel International Convention Centre (ICC) in London this afternoon, Panasonic showcased their new range of Viera HDTVs for the year ahead. Understandably its top-of-the-line VT30 series of 3D plasma TV – the first from the Japanese corporation to be 3D THX-certified – hogged most of the limelight, but there have been some improvements made to step-down models too. ... Read More »

Panasonic Unveils THX-Certified TX-P42VT30B & TX-P50VT30B 3D Plasma TV

Japanese TV manufacturer Panasonic has launched its 2011 range of Viera HDTV displays at its annual convention held in London today. Sitting at the top of the crop, and boasting 3D THX certification is the company’s VT30 series of 3D plasma televisions, which is available in screen sizes of 42, 50, 55 and 65 inches. The Panasonic TX-P42VT30B and TX-P50VT30B ... Read More »

LG & Samsung Account For Almost Half Of Global LCD TV Panel Shipments

Korean TV manufacturers LG and Samsung Electronics accounted for almost half of the total number of LCD TV panels shipped worldwide in 2010, with the former being slightly ahead in terms of market share. These two companies were trailed by Taiwanese LCD makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) on a unit basis. These figures can be found in ... Read More »