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HDTV Magazine Bulletins Archive (March, 2011)

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3D HDTVBlu-rayPC & Laptop Technology

Samsung Unveils Slim External 3-D Blu-ray Combo Drive for PC Market

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 25 2011, 1:48am

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in digital consumer electronics and information technology, announced today its new slim external 3-D Blu-ray combo, the SE-406A optical disk drive (ODD).

Featuring a sleek design with...

Blu-ray3D HDTV

Samsung Blu-Ray Players Deliver Smart Entertainment Options

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 18 2011, 4:00am

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced U.S. pricing, availability and new features for its 2011 Smart Blu-ray player line. Models will begin shipping this month at a range of price points to suit consumer needs.

The seven new Blu-ray players come fully loaded with...

LED (LCD) HDTVs3D HDTV

Samsung Announces Spring Availability for 2011 LED TV Lineup, Offering Rich, Interactive and Immersive Entertainment with Smart TV and Advanced 3D Capabilities

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 18 2011, 3:42am

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced it will offer features previously available in its premium models across a broader range of its 2011 LED TV line. Products will begin shipping this month. The 21 new LED TV models, ranging in screen size from 19 to 55 inches, are packed with Smart TV and advanced 3D capabilities. Samsung's premium TVs will also incorporate a stylish ultra-thin bezel which helps images become part of the living room, achieving an overall immersive smart TV and 3D viewing experience.

In 2011, consumers can look forward to...

Plasma HDTVs3D HDTV

Samsung Announces That Plasma is Now Bigger Than Ever with the Availability of 2011 Plasma TV Line and Introduction of Plasma+1 Design

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 18 2011, 3:30am

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced the U.S. availability, pricing and additional product details for its new plasma TV portfolio. The 2011 line represents the company's broadest range of plasma TVs, with 15 new models across six product series. Its new Plasma+1 narrow bezel design delivers even larger screen sizes than previously available so consumers can enjoy an outstanding immersive experience.

3D HDTV

CEA Begins Standards Process for 3D Glasses

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 9 2011, 5:11am

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the launch of a new standards process for 3D glasses. CEA, the nation's largest technology trade association, represents more than 2,000 technology manufacturers, retailers, service providers and installers. CEA seeks proposals for standardizing 3D active eyewear that uses an infrared (IR) synchronized interface from consumer electronics (CE) manufacturers. Interested participants are encouraged to...

HD Camcorders & Cameras3D HDTVBlu-ray

JVC First To Offer Full HD 3D Consumer Camcorder

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 8 2011, 1:23am

JVC today announced the availability of a new 3D consumer camcorder, the first on the consumer market that offers 3D video recording in Full High Definition. The new JVC GS-TD1 uses two camera lenses and two imaging sensors – one for each lens – to capture three-dimensional images in much same way that human eyes work.

What's more, the camcorder can shoot 3D video that can be burned to a Blu-ray disc or DVD-R for 3D playback on...

3D HDTVSatellite HDTV

DIRECTV Continues 3D Leadership with Exclusive Full-Length 3D Opera and Even More Hollywood Movies in 3D This Spring

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 3 2011, 4:00am

3D is in full bloom on DIRECTV this spring with a colorful variety of new programming to choose from, including the exclusive, U.S. broadcast of the full-length 3D opera, Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia, directed by acclaimed British filmmaker, Mike Figgis, and several 3D Hollywood movies – all available on the DIRECTV CINEMA platform. DIRECTV offers more 3D programming than any other television provider in the country.

Told through the visionary directorial style of...

LED (LCD) HDTVs3D HDTV

Panasonic Announces Pricing and Availability for Its Expanded 2011 VIERA® LCD/LED Line-Up

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 2 2011, 3:57am

Panasonic Corporation of North America, the industry and technology leader in High Definition and Full HD 3D technology, recently announced pricing and availability for its 2011 LCD/LED models. At the same time, Panasonic heralded the introduction of two LED Full HD 3D TVs to its expanded LCD/LED 2011 line-up. With a total of eight LED models in the VIERA LCD/LED line-up, the 2011 model array provides internet access via its proprietary VIERA Connect service, found on three models and Easy IPTV, a web entertainment solution that is available on five models.

For the 2011 Viera Full HD 3D line-up, Panasonic extended the...

Blu-ray3D HDTV

Panasonic's 2011 Blu-Ray Line Up Focuses on High-Quality Picture and Sound, Ease-of-Use, Connectivity Energy Efficiency and Introduction of Skype™

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 2 2011, 3:54am

Panasonic , a major developer and contributor to the success of the Blu-ray format, recently introduced an expanded Blu-ray disc player lineup with three new Full HD 3D models – the DMP-BDT310, DMP-BDT210, DMP-BDT110 – and a new 2D model, the DMP-BD75.

The BDT310, BDT210 and BDT110 are...

Plasma HDTVs

Panasonic Announces Pricing and Availability for Its Award Winning 2011 Plasma Model Line

By Shane Sturgeon • Mar 2 2011, 3:42am

Driving the resurgence of Plasma HDTVs, Panasonic Corporation of North America, the industry and technology leader in High Definition and Full HD 3D televisions, recently announced pricing and availability for its award winning 2011 Viera Plasma line-up. This announcement coincides with Display Search's recent analysis and conclusion that 2010 was a great year for Plasma TV panels, with shipments growing on a Year/Year basis every quarter since Q4 '09. NPD also produced data showing a growth in Plasma sales.

In a February 3, 2011 report – Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report, Display Search reported...