German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will close down its 3D channel Sky 3D in mid-2017.
German public broadcaster ZDF will show its first documentary completely produced in Ultra HD/4K on September 25, 2016 at 19.30 CET.
It can hardly come as a surprise, but both Samsung and LG are now set to phase out 3D.
Australian distributor 3D Content Hub has announced 3D and 4K content deals with Topfun and Banaxi.
FIFA is reconsidering plans to video the next World Cup in the 3D format; it follows the decision by the US sports broadcaster ESPN to close its own 3D channel later this year.
3D with glasses is effectively dead, while it is doubtful consumers want 4K, in the view of Bob Zitter, EVP and CTO, HBO.
Sky D has decided to run just a single live football game in 3D per month. The first 3D coverage is planned for Sunday, August 25 of the game between Frankfurt and Bayern Leverkusen.
The Eurosport Group will deliver live 3D broadcasts of two major sporting events in the summer across Europe via the Astra satellite system.
Over the years Sky has picked off a number of brands associated with the terrestrial broadcasters, but the most defining has to be its work with Sir David Attenborough, which has now resulted in a fourth 3D collaboration.
From December, Orange TV subscribers in France will be able to see myZen.tv’s new 3D content, to be broadcast on Orange’s channel 333, a channel dedicated entirely to 3D.