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Avatar 3D Blu-ray a Christmas Bonus for Panasonic Buyers

Avatar 3D Blu-ray a Christmas Bonus for Panasonic Buyers

Panasonic NZ has confirmed buyers of its 3D TVs will qualify for a free copy of Avatar in 3D on Blu-ray. The disc will be used as an incentive for buying a 3D Panasonic plasma TV from December to February 2012. It will be an exclusive 15-month window, with the movie unavailable in 3D from […]

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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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Panasonic 3DTV In Stores But Not For Sale

Panasonic’s first 3D plasma TV won’t go on sale until late next month but is being demonstrated in Harvey Norman stores. The 50-inch TH-P50VT20Z is priced at $4999, which will make it about $1500 more expensive than Samsung’s same-size 3D plasma, the PS50C700. Panasonic’s 3DTV also is being demonstrated at Wellington Airport, until August 1, and […]

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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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Samsung 3DTV "Spectacularly Immersive"

Samsung 3DTV “Spectacularly Immersive”

On the eve of Samsung releasing details of its NZ 3DTV plans, reviewers in Australia and Britain have analysed the technology’s strength and weaknesses using the Korean juggernaut’s kit. The Sydney Morning Herald’s Asher Moses writes that after playing with a 46-inch Samsung Series 7 3DTV (above), he was “wowed by the spectacularly immersive experience […]

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NZ Media Preview Panasonic 3DTV

NZ Media Preview Panasonic 3DTV

Panasonic NZ today demonstrated its 3D plasma TV technology to journalists in Auckland. Unfortunately, your humble, Wellington-based ScreenScribe was unable to attend because of other commitments. But elsewhere expect a flurry of reports like this and this and what was in the Australian trade press. Panasonic NZ expects to be selling three Full-HD 3D-capable Viera […]

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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 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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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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