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3D TV Dead in the Water? The BBC Seems to Think So

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A senior BBC technology chief has admitted that viewers are becoming “less and less enthusiastic” about 3D TV. Speaking at the recent Future TV summit in London, the BBC’s Andy Quested said that although the broadcaster was one of the keenest proponents of 3D television, audiences had progressively gotten lower each time they televised a new show. 3D TV dead ... Read More »

HP Labs Develop Glasses-Free 3D TV

3D TVs are pretty cool, but not everyone is comfortable sitting with those great big chunky glasses on whilst trying to enjoy a movie in their living room. It’s fair to say that those annoying glasses are one of the main reasons why few people have embraced 3D TV so far, but there is hope on the horizon that we ... Read More »

Panasonic TX-P50VT20 3D TV Unveiled

Hot on the heels of the Viera G20 NeoPDP plasma we reviewed recently, Panasonic will soon be releasing their flagship VT20 series — comprising the 50-inch Panasonic TX-P50VT20 and the gargantuan 65-inch Panasonic TX-P65VT20 — in the United Kingdom. Update 21 May 2010: We have completed and published a full review of the Panasonic TX-P50VT20. Note: Different countries may have ... Read More »

3 Problems Affecting 3DTV Adoption

Putting the technical aspects aside, there are three key obstacles presently affecting the 3D TV realm: the lack of content, compulsory eyewear, and deficiency in expertise required to produce immersive 3D content. The lack of content can be patched by converting existing 2D materials to 3D, but the depth of field may not be as effective in comparison to true ... Read More »

Is 3D TV Here To Stay?

In the keynote speech at Panasonic Convention 2010, Bill Foster from Futuresource Consulting presented a persuasive argument in favour of 3D TV, and I happen to agree with him (for the most parts). The images below contain the highlights of the event, which are relatively self-explanatory. 3D, is this the “Real Deal”? There have been several attempts to launch 3D ... Read More »