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HDTV Magazine Articles Archive (April, 2011)

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3DTV Going South

By Rodolfo La Maestra • Apr 15 2011, 2:33pm

The 3D naysayers may reschedule the party, I meant geographically “south”, way south.

I am in Buenos Aires, Argentina this week, eating as much of the famous tender beef my stomach can take, for which I had to reset myself to my young years of dining after 9:30pm and having desert at 2am after the second bottle of great red wine in a restaurant that is still full of people. In other words, like Paris in South America...

3D HDTV

True 3D Standardization

By Rodolfo La Maestra • Apr 13 2011, 2:31pm

Standardization in 3D technology (and glasses) is a step in the right direction, and the CEA has started an effort toward that objective. At some point, hopefully soon, that effort would have to be reconciled with a similar initiative made by XPAND 3D and Panasonic. Monster has also released their 3D glasses oriented to standardize communication with 3DTVs.

Recent announcements of 3D glasses standardization convey a similar spirit on standardization efforts. However, having customizable features in the glasses, and having “the operation” of active-shutter glasses synchronized with 3DTVs of different manufactures may not be sufficient. An important ingredient for an effective standardization across manufacturers is missing...