The first-ever live 3D broadcast at a major sporting event has taken place at the Cowboys Stadium in the US.
A major report commissioned for the regulator Ofcom has recommended the use of the 2D plus Difference method of 3DTV transmission.
Up to 25 matches from next year’s World Cup are to be captured in 3D following an agreement between Sony and the tournament organiser FIFA.
Virgin Media is taking a two-pronged approach to the delivery of 3D television. While visitors to its newly opened store in Oxford Street can sample a vision of the future, subscribers are being offered a season of 3D content in proprietary anaglyph.
Virgin Media is to use its new Oxford Street store to offer the first public demonstration of 3D television in the UK.
Sky’s HD services helped the broadcaster add an additional £39 (€43.1) per subscriber over the last 12 months. The ARPU (Average revenue per user) reached £469 as Sky+ HD put on another 287,000 net additions to reach 1.6 million households.
Consumers are interested in receiving 3D in the home, according to research from In-Stat. Those who have seen three or more 3D movies in the theatre are more interested than general respondents as are those who own Blu-ray players.
Video Interview. BSkyB has said its proposals to launch a 3D television service in 2010 do not circumvent the various industry initiatives to develop a common standard for the format. In a Broadband TV News/Videonet interview Brian Lenz, director, product design & TV product development, BSkyB, said it was not the issue that many in […]
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. Middleware developers are showcasing next generation user interfaces and 3D graphics.
IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. Broadcasters will not invest in 3D technology until they know that their costs can be reimbursed. Fox Sports chairman David Hill told delegates in Amsterdam that whatever costs were put forward now would expand tenfold by the time projects came to fruition.