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Virgin Media Adding 3D TV Content Despite BBC Exit

Virgin Media

3D at home is supposed to be dead, but apparently not everyone’s got the message just yet. In a move that bucks the trend set by the BBC and ESPN in recent weeks, Virgin Media has told its customers to brace themselves for a wave of fresh, on-demand tri-dimensional content, with the promise of an extra 50 hours’ worth of ... Read More »

Sky Not Quitting 3D; Claims Glasses-Free Tech Will Mature In 2-4 Years

Sky glasses-free 3D

So if you want to continue watching 3D TV in the comfort of your own home, you’re going to have to pay for the privilege. With BBC and ESPN calling time on their experiments with the technology, British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has announced that it remains committed to delivering a tri-dimensional experience to its viewers, at least for the big ... Read More »

BBC Axes 3D TV Programming: “Hassly” Glasses Led To Failure

3D TV programming

The BBC’s two-year long 3D television trials are set for the chopping block after the UK public service broadcaster admitted a distinct “lack of appetite” for the technology among viewers. The decision to axe 3DTV trials confirms what we’ve been predicting for quite some time – that 3D TV is basically junk. The BBC’s head of 3D Kim Shillinglaw gave ... Read More »

Can The Last One To Leave 3D TV Please Turn Out The Lights?

Sports network ESPN has called time on its 3D channel in the US, hammering yet another nail into the coffin of 3D television and leaving commentators to speculate about just how much longer the technology will linger for. Can the last one to leave 3D TV please turn out the lights? ESPN said that it had taken the decision to ... Read More »

Can Ultra HD (4K) TV Avoid The Fate Of 3D?

TV panel makers are hedging their bets on the success of next-generation Ultra HD (4K) LCD TVs over the next four years, despite concerns from industry analysts that the new display tech could go the same way as 3D. Consultancy firm IHS said that it expects to see almost 943,000 shipments of 4K TVs by the end of this year, ... Read More »