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Five Reasons Why 3-D TV Deserves a Second Chance

WSJ.com reports that ridiculed when it made its debut, the 3-D television is getting an overhaul in picture quality with the latest 4K Ultra HD sets. Here’s why catching a 3-D movie at home is more fun—and reasonable—than you might think. Of the many dubious technologies that the electronics industry has tried to push on […]  More

First planetarium in the UK to go 3D / UHD

EandT.TheIET.org reports that visitors will soon be able to enjoy the UK’s first digital 3D planetarium in Bristol after a major revamp. The upgrade will include the installation of a 360 degrees digital 3D projection system. It will use dynamic 3D technology, with shows projected in ultra-high-definition (UHD) from two devices, and a 7.1 surround […]  More

4K 3D Movies Not Included in Ultra HD Blu-ray Format

HDTVtest.co.uk reports that the Blu-Ray Disc Association (BDA) has apparently sounded the death knell for 3D movies, according to a leaked PowerPoint slide that purports to show the near-finalised specifications for its next-generation Ultra HD Blu-ray format. According to the slide, which was posted by Japanese tech site AV Watch, the soon-to-be-released Ultra HD Blu-ray […]  More

The giant laser screens that can show 3D WITHOUT glasses

UK’s DailyMail.co.uk reports that researchers claim to have cracked the problem of creating giant displays that can show images in 3D without the need for glasses. Austrian researchers have developed a laser system that sends different images to each eye – and say it could lead to New York’s Times Square having its first 3D ads. It could also mean […]  More

CES: Stream TV Networks' Glasses-Free 3D

By: Ken Kerschbaumer, Editorial Director, Sports Video Group Stream TV Networks made sure that 3D TV continued to have a presence at CES and during the press-event day. Stream TV Networks CEO Mathu Rajan took to the stage to show how the move to higher-resolution consumer sets (like 4K) are opening up opportunities for glasses-free–3D viewing […]  More

Toshiba Develops Glasses-Free Ultrahigh-Definition 2D/3D Switching Display Using Low-Crosstalk Liquid Crystal Lens Technology

The following Press Release was issued on December 27, 2014 by Toshiba: TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toshiba Corporation: Summary Toshiba Corporation has developed a new technology for 3D displays that do not require users to wear dedicated 3D glasses that uses a low-crosstalk1, high-definition LCD GRIN lens2 with a 15-inch 4K LCD panel3. The technology realizes a highly […]  More

Comcast launches 4K app the same week it kills Xfinity 3D

TechHive.com reports that if you need more convincing that 4K is the next big thing for HDTV and the push for 3D is toast, look no further than Comcast’s announcements this week. On Tuesday, Comcast shut down its Xfinity 3D channel first launched in 2011. The company followed-up on Thursday by getting into 4K with […]  More

10 things you need to know about 3D displays

The UK’s TheGuardian.com reports that while 3D TV hasn’t caught viewers’ imagination yet, but other 3D ideas are taking off, from gaming to advertising to saving lives. 1 3D TV was initially a flop There was hype around 3D-capable TVs in 2012 and 2013, but it wasn’t matched by interest from viewers. The BBC’s decision […]  More

Can 3D movies harm children's eyesight?

Call for kids under six to be banned from watching 3D films The UK’s ParentDish.co.uk reports that French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety – says children under the age of six should be banned from watching 3D films and children under 13 should only watch them occasionally. Children’s favourites such as […]  More