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HDTV Magazine Bulletins Archive (September, 2011)

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DISH Network Introduces Blockbuster Movie Pass, Featuring First Subscription Streaming Movie Service Bundle in Pay TV Industry

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 26 2011, 12:54am

DISH Network L.L.C. and Blockbuster L.L.C. announced today Blockbuster Movie Pass, the most comprehensive TV entertainment programming package ever delivered by a multichannel pay TV provider.

Beginning Oct. 1, 2011, Blockbuster Movie Pass is available for DISH Network customers, starting at...

3D HDTV

3D TV Hits Home with Consumers

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 26 2011, 12:51am

Consumers love 3D TV, according to a new study of the TV marketplace. Conducted by well-known independent research firm Frank N. Magid Associates for Panasonic during Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim last month, researchers found that a vast majority of consumers believe that 3D TV significantly improves their television viewing experience.

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club provided the venue for the face-to-face study which queried more than 500 attendees at Disney's D23 Expo, the ultimate Disney fan event, which was held in Anaheim in August, and found that...

3D HDTV

Look Out 3D Glasses, Here Comes 3DFusion's NO Glasses 3DTV

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 13 2011, 2:09am

Out of the Lab and into the Marketplace. Ithaca N.Y., home to Cornell University and scores of major technological breakthroughs, including the Wharton's 1st Silent Films, has now given birth to another major entertainment / scientific advancement.

3DFusion's first to market, stereoscopic Broadcast Quality, Glasses-Free 3D television platform has been installed at The Shops at Ithaca Mall as a fully operational 3D Advertising Promotional Kiosk, displaying 3DFusion's proprietary 3DFMax™ stereoscopic content. This 3D digital signage-advertising platform is the first...

4K (Ultra HD)

Sony Introduces the World's First 4K Projector Designed for High-End Home Theater Installations

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 9 2011, 3:50am

Sony Electronics today introduced its VPL-VW1000ES 4K home theater projector, once again demonstrating its leadership by delivering a first of its kind high-resolution home entertainment experience. The new ES (Elevated Standard) model is the world's first home theater front projector that has been specifically designed to meet the needs of custom installers and is capable of displaying stunning 4K images that provide entertainment enthusiasts with a more immersive, engaging visual experience with over four times the resolution of HDTV.

With 2,000 ANSI-lumens of brightness, the VPL-VW1000ES delivers nearly twice the output of...

Plasma HDTVs

Panasonic Launches TH-65VX300U Professional Plasma Display

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 9 2011, 3:45am

Panasonic Solutions Company, provider of collaboration, information-sharing and decision-support solutions for government and commercial enterprises, today announced the TH-65VX300U – the newest addition to Panasonic's family of HD Professional Plasma Displays. The 65" display's color reproduction approaches digital cinema standards making it ideal for both the home theater and post-production markets.

The display's ultra high-speed drive technology achieves clear and extremely detailed 3D video and also enhances 2D content. The advanced drive provides...

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Pioneer Blu-ray 3D Players Add New Dimension to Home Theater

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 9 2011, 3:43am

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today introduced three new Blu-ray 3D players designed for the ultimate home theater experience. The new line consisting of the Pioneer BDP-140 and two Elite branded models, BDP-52FD and BDP-53FD, provides unrivaled picture and audio quality that's expected from Pioneer in addition to an array of features including improved loading times, wireless capability (AS-WL300 required), and audio and video streaming from Pandora®, YouTube® and NetFlix®. Additional features include...

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Epson Launches Full Line of 2D and 3D Full HD 1080p 3LCD Home Theater Projectors for Cinema Enthusiasts and Custom Installers

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 9 2011, 3:02am

Epson America today announced its first line of 2D and 3D Full HD 1080p home theater projectors with the new 3LCD™ PowerLite® Pro Cinema 6010, and Home Cinema 5010/5010e and 3010/3010e. With both home cinema enthusiasts and custom installers in mind, Epson utilizes new Bright 3D Drive technology for an exceptional 3D viewing experience at home on a big screen. Epson's new line offers a range of value-add features and performance at varying price levels to accommodate virtually all home cinema projection needs, including an entry-level solution available for less than...

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Sony Raises the Bar at CEDIA 2011 With New Home Theater Innovations for High-End Enthusiasts

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 8 2011, 2:39am

Today, in advance of the 2011 CEDIA Expo, Sony Electronics unveiled a variety of ground-breaking products designed to deliver an integrated and immersive home entertainment experience. From audio/video receivers and televisions to speakers and projectors – Sony's CEDIA exhibit runs the gamut from A/V, HD, 3D and beyond.

Sony introduced its first home theater front projector capable of displaying stunning 4K images. The top-of-the-line VPL-VW1000ES 4K home theater projector model is...

OLED HDTVs

Sony Introduces the Worlds First Personal 3D Viewer

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 8 2011, 2:36am

Sony Electronics today announced the launch of HMZ-T1, Personal 3D Viewer. The head mounted display is a device that offers a one of a kind style viewing of both 2D and 3D content. Simply slip the device onto your head to experience the movie theater-like virtual screen and surround sound.

Equipped with two newly-developed...

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LG Electronics' Premier NANO FULL LED Cinema 3D HDTV is First Passive 3D TV to Achieve THX® 3D Certification

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 8 2011, 2:15am

LG Electronics USA today launched the world's first passive 3D TV to achieve the coveted THX® 3D Display Certification.

LG's new "NANO FULL LED" model is a stunning ultra-slim full-backlight LED HDTV being shown publicly for the first time here this week at the 2011 Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) Expo. Shipping now, the flagship 55LW9800 also includes the LG Smart TV platform featuring wireless access to a rich array of online content without a PC*.

This unique NANO FULL LED HDTV uses...

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3D All the Rage as Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions Debuts 3D DLP Home Theater Front Projector

By Shane Sturgeon • Sep 8 2011, 2:06am

Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America, Inc. will introduce one of its best 3D projectors, the HC7800D, at the CEDIA Home Theater Show in Indianapolis, September 8-10, 2011 in Booth #5537. A major addition to its line of large screen visual displays, the HC7800D is the first in the line that features...