Tag Archives: 3DTV
Sony NZ to Offer In-Store 3DTV Demos

Sony NZ to Offer In-Store 3DTV Demos

This is no joke — Sony will demonstrate its first range of 3DTVs in its Newmarket, Wellington and Christchurch Style stores from April 1. The global launch will follow later in the year, with 3D home theatre systems and a PlayStation 3 firmware update to complement the groundbreaking new models. As well as 3D movies […]

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3DTV: What's New to View

3DTV: What’s New to View

Trusted Reviews has published an insight into how Sky TV in the UK plans to launch 3D broadcasts using the satcaster’s HD set-top box — and may not even charge its top-tier HD customers extra to receive them. It will be able to do this by carrying the 3D signals within a single HD- bandwidth […]

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Sneak Peek III: Sony Sizes Up 3DTV for 3Q

Sneak Peek III: Sony Sizes Up 3DTV for 3Q

Sony is the latest consumer electronics giant to unveil its 2010 range of HDTVs and 3DTVs to trade media in Australia and Asia. Expect many of the 26 models demonstrated in Australia yesterday to be available here in the third quarter of the year, with the three 3D options — in 50- and 60-inch sizes […]

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Sneak Peek II: Panasonic's 3DTV Excites Aussie Press

Sneak Peek II: Panasonic’s 3DTV Excites Aussie Press

CNET Australia admits to being “gobsmacked” by the picture quality of Panasonic’s new 3DTV plasma range following a demonstration of the technology across the Tasman. “The 3D element was very immersive, and almost as good as the cinema, but we think that the technology hinges on lots of quality content becoming available,” the magazine reports, […]

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Sneak Peek of Samsung's New 3DTV

Sneak Peek of Samsung’s New 3DTV

Samsung’s first 3DTV also will be one of the first HDTVs to support Dolby Digital Plus and DTS sound, according to a CNET Asia preview of the 8000 series. Samsung demonstrated the stunning, “silver-brushed” new range to Asian media last week and is expected to release essentially the same gear here within the next few […]

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Panasonic Unveils 3D Models in Europe and Australia

Panasonic Unveils 3D Models in Europe and Australia

New Zealanders will have to wait until mid-year to see Panasonic’s first 3D plasma TVs but already the company is demonstrating them to media across the Tasman and in Europe. Smarthouse reports a “significant difference” between the 3D image plasma delivers and that of LCD and LED technology while Home Cinema Choice has details of […]

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HD Boosts Sky's Profit, Limits Churn

HD Boosts Sky’s Profit, Limits Churn

Sky TV’s reluctance to add HD channels in the short term seems at odds with its latest profit results. In a shareholders statement, chief executive John Fellet attributes a 19% jump in net profit,  to $50.8 million, for the six months ending December 31, to uptake of its MySky HDi. He also reported churn of 13.8%, with Sky […]

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Sky 3D Soon?

Sky 3D Soon?

It turns out Sky TV boss John Fellet does have a “friggin’ idea” of when the satcaster may launch a 3D service here, at least according to today’s NZ Herald. In his column, media commentator John Drinnan reports the possibility of Sky using spectrum from the four analogue channels it will shut down next month […]

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