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Research: Global 3DTV shipments to witness sharp growth

Research: Global 3DTV shipments to witness sharp growth

The 3DTV segment of consumer electronics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 84 per cent during 2011 to 2013, according to research firm RNCOS. RNCOS suggests…

Brits turn to 3D for the Olympics

LG Electronics (LG), has revealed that over a third (37 per cent) of Brits say that the 2012 Olympics would tempt them to buy a 3D TV next year, with…

Blu-ray 3D spending to boom in 2011

Blu-ray 3D spending to boom in 2011

Propelled by encouraging market developments and increasing audience interest, consumer spending on Blu-ray Discs 3D (BD3D) in 2011 is forecast to rise 533 per cent across the four markets of…

Nintendo Wii switching to Blu-ray?

Following reports that Nintendo is preparing to announce a new home console, rumours have suggested that the platform holder will adopt Sony’s Blu-Ray disc format for its new hardware. Development…

Awareness of 3D TVs and Blu-ray players grows

Awareness of 3D TVs and Blu-ray players grows

In the last six months consumers awareness levels of 3D TVs and Blu-ray players has grown significantly, according to the NPD Group’s 3D 360º Monitor. Consumers aware of 3D LCD…

3DTV will happen, says MIP panel

3DTV will happen, says MIP panel

Even though 3DTV is growing at a slower than expected pace, some industry experts remain optimistic that it will reshape the way the world watches the small screen. The number…

Microsoft stops at thePlatform

Microsoft and white-label video management and publishing company thePlatform have confirmed the integration of Microsoft’s leading digital media technologies, including Microsoft PlayReady and Internet Information Services (IIS) Smooth Streaming, into…

3D TV falls flat with buyers in UK, US, Canada

3D TV falls flat with buyers in UK, US, Canada

Most Americans, Brits and Canadians are unlikely to purchase a 3D television any time soon, according to a recent Vision Critical poll. The online survey of representative national samples shows…

Test card will cut 3D headaches

DSC Labs, a Toronto company which specialises in high specification test cards for film and video production, is introducing a new 3D test chart (its 3-DZ model) designed to reduce…

Samsung: ‘No glasses-free 3D for 10 years’

Samsung: ‘No glasses-free 3D for 10 years’

Korean CE manufacturer Samsung has admitted that production and commercialisation of glasses-free 3D TV is unlikely to occur in the next 10 years. Although Samsung unveiled a 55-inch glasses-free 3DTV…

A third of homes to buy 3DTV in next 3 years

A third of homes to buy 3DTV in next 3 years

Ownership of 3DTVs will accelerate rapidly over the next three years, according to research from Strategy Analytics. The report, “Global 3D-Enabled Device Sales Forecast,” predicts that 34 per cent of…

DTS champions HD audio technology for home entertainment at IP&TV World Forum

DTS, the leader in high definition (HD) audio technology, is exhibiting at IPTV World Forum 2011, from March 22-24, Olympia, London Meeting Room: MR4, showcasing its innovative technology as the…

Corsair solutions signs new deal with TV One

Corsair Solutions, a distributor of professional video and multimedia solutions, has signed a new deal with TV One, a pioneering brand in the field of video conversion and image processing.…

Japan’s HDTV, iPad supplies badly hit

Buyers of Japan’s high-tech consumer electronics kit and gadgets are about to find supplies drying up. Factory shutdowns because of the earthquake are beginning to impact the production of flat-panel…

Research: 3DTV numbers look good for Germany

Research: 3DTV numbers look good for Germany

There is growing scepticism over the potential success for 3DTV in some markets, but not – seemingly – in Germany, where last year’s sales figures for 3D sets are likely…