Welcome to the inaugural episode of Seen in 3d. The folks at the DMZ have recognized that 3d is very important, and we need to have an entire show dedicated to it. So here is that show. AJ Peck and James Montemagno will be the co-hosts of this new endeavor and will try to bring some clarity to the world that is 3d. We’ll discuss the news and anything else that comes up.
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3D News and Articles
a. Avatar Blu-ray + 3D release + Titanic 3D? http://www.collider.com/2010/03/24/james-cameron-interview-avatar-blu-ray-also-talks-titanic-3d-and-avatar-2
c. New 3D movies:
i. Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
ii. Gulliver’s Travels
iii. Harry Potter
v. Tron Legacy!
vi. Yogi Bear
vii. Hangover 2
d. 3D TV news
i. Samsung vs. Panasonic 3D showdown: http://gizmodo.com/5501900/
ii. New LG on sale in May: http://gizmodo.com/5501792/lgs-lx9500-3dtv-will-go-on-sale-may
iii. Samsungs fancy 3D glass for pre-sale: http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/26/samsungs-fancy-3d-glasses-up-for-amazon-pre-order/
v. Sony 3D TVs for Canada! http://hd.engadget.com/2010/03/26/sony-canada-prices-3dtvs-for-june-samsung-models-available-at-f/
e. HTPC 3D:
i. Power DVD 10: http://www.cyberlink.com/eng/press_room/view_2382.html
ii. WMC will record 3D just fine!
h. Geek Squad and 3D synching: http://hdguru.com/best-buy-offers-bogus-3d-sync-service/1415/
3D Movie Technology
a. 3D Glasses and the Different types??: http://www.cepro.com/article/3d_glasses_101/
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http://hdguru3d.com/index.php?view=article&id=267 – 3d movies coming Christmas 2010
http://hdguru3d.com/index.php?view=article&id=269 – The Hangover 2 in 3d Confirmed
http://broadcastengineering.com/news/3-d-sports-production-takes-off-with-vengeance-0325/ – Great specs. The Hockey game was shot with 6 different camera’s. The Master’s will have 2 camera’s in 8 locations. Works on 3d-equipped PC’s too. Comcast will have a dedicated 3d channels with 2 hours/day of cover. It will send the signal to Denver over fiber to be distributed.
http://www.hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=266 – NCAA final 4 coming to 3d theaters & championship game.
http://www.hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=268 – Technicolor now has analog 3d projection over 35mm
http://hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=263 – Price increases for 3d
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/technology/news/e3ibfd213a2705154524fa74c3489cfb08c – CatholicTV broadcasting in 3d
http://www.electronichouse.com/article/deal_3d_tvs_from_tigerdirect_amazon_more/ $2198 will net a 46”, $3330 for 55” Samsung
http://hometheatermag.com/news/032410shelves – Panasonic 3d tv’s sold out – $2500 for 50” Plasma, $2890 with blu-ray player and glasses. Panasonic also has 55” LED backlit LCD set
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/wal-mart-to-sell-3-d-tv-this-year-unexpectedly-2010-03-23 – Wal-Mart says will sell by year-end
http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/24/sonys-3d-glasses-rated-at-55-alice-in-wonderland-viewings-per/ – Sony glasses say will get about 100 hours/recharge. The Panasonic says theirs are 250 hours.
http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/24/avatar-disc-opens-up-online-only-extras-until-ultimate-edition-a/ – 2d-only release – but in 16:9
http://www.hdguru3d.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=255 – 65% of people want 3d for movies. 27% of internet-using adults ssaw a 3d movie, and half of those saw >1. Just under half would prefer 3d if available.
http://www.cyberlink.com/eng/press_room/view_2382.html PowerDVD 10 . 3d edition will work in summer. $100. Will also upconvert 2d content in software (including DVD)
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