Advanced Television

Sony 3D Wimbledon for cinemas worldwide

June 21, 2011

Sony Corporation has announced that several major global broadcasters and cinema exhibitors will broadcast and screen the 3D production of the Wimbledon 2011 men’s semi-finals, men’s final and women’s final in multiple countries and regions worldwide.

As of June 20th, six broadcasters (from the UK, US, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Sweden) have confirmed that they will conduct live broadcasts of Sony’s 3D production of Wimbledon.

Meanwhile, 3D live public viewing events will be conducted in 22 or more countries and regions worldwide. As of June 20th, it has been confirmed that live public screenings of Wimbledon will be shown in 3D on more than 170 screens in the UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Norway, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Belgium, Germany, Austria, US, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay – a total of 22 countries and regions.

There are ongoing negotiations with broadcasters and cinema exhibitors in various countries and regions, so the number of countries and theaters where broadcasts and screenings are available is expected to further increase.

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