Tag Archives: 3D
JVC D-ILA to Go 3D

JVC D-ILA to Go 3D

JVC today announced three 3D-ready D-ILA projectors would go on sale here late next month. The new models boast up to 100,000:1 native contrast ratio and will be priced from $7,500-$12,500. JVC claims the native contrast ratios of its Direct-Drive Image Light Amplification projectors are unmatched in the home theatre market. They also have a […]

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LG’s 3D Blu-ray Home Theatre System Will be Wireless

LG is poised to launch a wireless, 3D Blu-ray home theatre system in NZ. Its stylish, top-of-the-range HX995TZ goes on sale in late October for $1,999. LG says the two, slim, front-channel speakers, two surround speakers and main unit were designed to co-ordinate with its Infinia TVs. Measuring just 29mm front-to-back, the surround speakers come […]

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LG Poised to Launch First THX 3D Plasma TVs

LG Poised to Launch First THX 3D Plasma TVs

LG today announced its first THX-certified 3D plasma TVs would go on sale next month in NZ. The 50- and 60-inch models will be launched in the second week of October but will be previewed in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch shopping malls over the next two weeks as part of LG’s annual consumer roadshow. The […]

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TiVo First to Go 3D in NZ

TiVo First to Go 3D in NZ

TiVo has become the first PVR to offer 3D downloads in NZ. The Australian licensee for the home media device, Hybrid Television Services, has just announced that TiVo customers who own a 3D TV can, from today, enjoy pay-per-view 3D content delivered over broadband to the TV via CASPA. The initiative with the DDD Group initially is […]

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Denon 3D-Ready Receivers Ready to Launch

Denon 3D-Ready Receivers Ready to Launch

Denon’s first 3D-ready receivers will go on sale here next month, priced from $799. There will be two 5.1 channel models (AVR-391, AVR-591), a 7.1 channel model (AVR-791), and a 7.2 channel model (AVR-891). Features will include HDMI v1.4a repeater inputs with 3D (all mandated formats), CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) support, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD […]

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FIFA Semi-Finals in HD

FIFA Semi-Finals in HD

TV One and Sky Sports’ HD coverage of the FIFA World Cup is all but over, with the first semi-final, between The Netherlands and Uruguay, kicking off around 6am on Wednesday, and Germany vs Spain 24 hours later. While it’s been a treat for Kiwis to view the action both free-to-air and on pay-TV in HD, other […]

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TiVo to Go 3D in NZ

TiVo to Go 3D in NZ

Sky TV and free-to-air broadcasters may not be ready to embrace 3DTV but TiVo has confirmed it will soon offer 3D content on demand. Across the Tasman, TiVo has become the first DVR or PVR to handle time-shifting of 3D broadcasts, starting with the State of Origin series and continuing with the FIFA World Cup. […]

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Blu-ray to Become Red Hot?

Blu-ray to Become Red Hot?

Avatar is about to do for Blu-ray what it did for 3D while the plummeting prices of Blu-ray players is poised to make the HD format as affordable as DVD. The biggest-grossing movie in history bows here on Blu-ray Wednesday amid reports it has become the fastest-selling Blu-ray disc ever and the top-selling Blu-ray of […]

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Blu-ray Alert: Avatar NZ Release Announced

Blu-ray Alert: Avatar NZ Release Announced

Roadshow Entertainment will release Avatar on Blu-ray on April 28 – a week after the 3D blockbuster begins its April 21 global roll-out to commemorate Earth Day. In a press release, the distributor today predicted the 20th Century Fox release would provide “the ultimate high-definition experience ever for home viewing … The film’s masterful cinematography, […]

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