With 3D Going Nowhere, Sports Broadcasters Look To 'FreeD' (video)

LATimes.com reports that burdened by funky glasses, a lack of programming and high prices, 3D television just isn’t catching on with consumers.

Now, the buzz is shifting to a video technology known as 4K. It provides a sharper picture by doubling the resolution of traditional high-definition sets.

But this time around, broadcasters aren’t waiting for consumers to buy the ultra-expensive Ultra HD televisions to give them some stunning videos.

NBC plans to shoot a pair of Dallas Cowboys home games this season using 4K video cameras that are normally used in factories to inspect new products. The 12-megapixel cameras, manfactured by Teledyne DALSA, shoot at a fast 60 frames per second.

read more at http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-3d-dead-sport-broadcasts-4k-freed-20130730,0,3118886.story

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