LG backs Rio Carnival in 3D
February 17, 2012
By Chris Forrester
South Korea’s electronics giant LG is backing the production by TV Globo of the flamboyant Rio de Janeiro Carnival in 3DTV.
The event takes place this weekend (February 19-20) and LG is helping fund the effort, with the signals going out on the ‘Net’ HD and HD Max cable system. The signals should be available to users with a ‘smart’ 3D-enabled TVs.
Six dedicated 3D cameras will be used (and 40 cameras will cover the HDTV version).
Reportedly there are more than 1 million 3DTV sets in Brazil.