IBC 2009 – Amsterdam. The BBC’s director for London 2012 Roger Mosey has indicated the possibility of an Olympics both in 3D and Super HD. In the opening session of IBC 2009, Mosey told his audience the whole event would be available in ‘regular HD’.
IFA 2009 – BERLIN. Visitors to this year’s consumer electronics show, which opens today (Friday, September 2), can see live 3D TV demos at the stands of Panasonic, Sony and Philips.
UK supermarket Sainsbury’s will give away special glasses in the run up to a week of 3D programmes on Channel 4 this autumn.
12:00 Update: BSkyB has announced plans to launch the UK’s first 3D television service. The move comes after the satcaster reported the highest increase in subscriber numbers for five years. The launch of push VOD is also slated for 2010.
The Czech IPTV operator Netbox has begun trialling access speeds of up to 1 Gbps.
The current fragmented approach to 3DTV is harming the progress of the format, according to an industry-wide consultation on behalf of the Digital TV Group (DTG).
Globecast has announced an ambitious plan to deliver a live performance of Don Giovanni in the 3D format to cinemas in France.
Orange is again bringing innovation to the Roland Garros French Open in Paris.
What is it about 3D that has got the broadcast community talking before current technologies have even bedded in, asks Julian Clover?
Orange will tomorrow air an experimental broadcast of a football match in the 3D format.