3D movies exploded onto the scene with the success of James Cameron’s Avatar, and most of the titles that are released these days will come with 3D support. Apart from ticket prices that are double that of standard 2D movies, one consolation is we need not pay more for the 3D glasses itself. Well, it seems that ticket prices for 3D movies might continue to rise after Sony sent letters […]
Early adopters are risk takers – they either end up with something that’s fantastic, or the product is gimped in so many ways till Sunday that others who waited heaved a huge sigh of relief. Well, when it comes to games, you can be sure that some titles just ooze with quality, and I would say that Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception is a surefire winner from the get go. For […]
According to a survey conducted by Frank N. Magid Associates for Panasonic it turns out that 71% of respondents say that 3D TV is “much better” or “dramatically better” than 2D TV, while 99% of all attendees answered that it was “somewhat better”. The survey was done face-to-face with over 500 attendees at Disney’s D23 Expo that was held in Anaheim in August this year. And while 500 isn’t really […]
Fans of Harry Potter who still haven’t gotten their hands on the 3D Blu-ray versions of the final two Harry Potter movies because they don’t own any 3D players now have a reason to invest in one. Sony has announced that it will be providing the “Harry Potter 3D Experience” with any purchases of its selected products – the Sony BDP-S780 Blu-ray Disc player with 3D or the BDV-E580 Blu-Ray […]
Remember the Vuzix Warp 1200 3D that was released last month? Well, Vuzix has decided to release an updated version of the cinema-in-your-glasses experience with the launch of its Wrap 1200VR. Designed especially for gaming, it features a 16:9 widescreen, virtual display and “superior head tracking for step-inside gaming”. It will have a 35 degree field of view, which is equivalent to watching 3D content on a 75″ display from […]
Heads up Japan, if 3D phones are your thing and the LG Optimus 3D and HTC EVO 3D just don’t cut it for you, it looks like another Sharp Aquos Android handset is headed your way, and this time it will be in the 3D variety with the Sharp Aquos SH8298U.
LG achieves another world’s first with the 55LW9800 passive 3DTV being the first 3D TV in the world that has achieved the much sought after THX 3D display certification. This nano Full LED model is extremely slim, where it will also support the LG Smart TV platform that boasts of wireless connectivity to online content all without having to go through a computer – just in case you actually run […]
Remember Sony’s 3D TV that was unveiled earlier this year at E3? Well, it looks like we finally have a release date for the TV. The PlayStation TV designed especially for gamers can let PSP gamers play their games on the large screen, and PS3 gamers compete against each other in 2 player gamers without being able to cheat by looking at the other player’s screen will be available November […]
Panasonic has taken the path to roll out a two lens compact digital camera some time later this winter, where it is capable of shooting HD video as well as stereoscopic 3D photos on a single device. Granted, this is far from being the first camera that accomplishes such a thing, but at least a prototype of it is already available, where it was recently paraded over at IFA 2011 […]
A quartet of companies that comprise of Panasonic, Samsung, Sony and X6D Limited (also known as XPAND 3D) has announced that Royal Philips Electronics, Sharp Corporation, TCL Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have all together expressed support for activities that involve the “Full HD 3D Glasses Initiative”. This industry standardization will comprise of different types of infrared (IR) system protocols between 3D active shutter glasses and 3D displays, where these protocols […]
We do know that Panasonic is working on a new kind of LUMIX digital camera that is said to debut at IFA 2011, and the most recent press release touts a winter release date. Just what does this compact digital camera offer? For starters, it allows you to snap 3D photos as well as capture your favorite memories in stereoscopic 3D glory, in HD resolution to boot.Just how did this […]
IFA 2011 has proved to be quite the platform for Samsung to announce a slew of new products, and among them would be 3D videos on YouTube being supported by Samsung’s range of Smart TVs. This will certainly bring a smile to the faces of 3DTV owners – especially those who carry the Samsung brand, as one of the main issues for such owners would be a lack of content, […]
The BBC has plans to screen the summer Olympics next year in 3D, as organizers of the sporting spectacle that happens every four years intend to carry out up to 10 hours of coverage each day in the added dimension. London’s 2012 Olympics will achieve a string of firsts, among them being the first Olympics that will be broadcast live in 3D, according to Panasonic as a pool of global […]
3D movies with the red/blue glasses have been around, although we think that it was probably James Cameron’s Avatar that really kickstarted the whole 3D movie craze. Well if you’re interested in creating your own 3D movies, Panasonic has revealed a dual-lens 3D camcorder, the HDC-Z10000.