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As the 3D specification for the Blu-ray Disc format nears formalization, Nvidia said it is preparing to bring 3D video entertainment to the home in a big way this year.
The company will offer a complete 3D ecosystem, consisting of active-shutter glasses, hardware support for multiple displays including 120Hz projectors, 120Hz DLPs, 120Hz LCD TVs, and new 1080p 120Hz LCD monitors from Acer and others, as well as support for more than 400 games.
Satellite-delivered digital entertainment service XStreamHD said this month that it has selected Sheffield, U.K.-based Jennic to supply the remote-control system for its forthcoming home entertainment system and service.
Called the XStreamHD RF One remote control, the system will employ ZigBee PRO and Jennic's JN5148 ultra-low-power wireless microcontroller technology.
Kodak recently said that it is selling most of its assets in OLED display technology to a group of LG companies for an undisclosed sum.
The photo giant said the move, which is expected to close by the end of the year, will tighten its investment focus and strengthen its financial position.
Kodak was an early pioneer in developing OLED technology, having developed the world's first viable OLED material in the 1970s.
A variety of new capabilities will appear in 2010 camcorders, including built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, while vendors overall embrace flash memory as the predominant recording format.
The camcorder market enjoyed 7 percent growth from January through October 2009 vs. the same period in 2008, according to The NPD Group, although dollar volumes shrank 14 percent.
DisplaySearch gave TV makers reason to be optimistic about the forthcoming launch of their new 3D TV lines in 2010.
The market research firm released findings of a worldwide advanced TV study that predicts 3D TV sales will exceed 1 million units this year.
Sanyo Electric unveiled at International CES a restyled Xacti FullHD camcorder that is thin and light enough to be carried in a pants pocket.
The Xacti VPC-CS1, which carries a $299 suggested retail, will capture video in 1,920 by 1,080 resolution, and features a compact body design measuring just 27mm thick and weighing 0.35 pounds (including battery and SD memory card).
Home entertainment set-top box resource Mvix recently launched the Mvix Ultio Pro, a hard-drive-based media center that supports the recording and playback of up to 1080p HD video content.
The Ultio Pro is said to contain high-end video processing and will store HD media on its internal hard drive. The box connects to an HDTV via an HDMI output, and will playback digital images as well as videos and music.
Osaka, Japan - Panasonic said here Monday that it plans to show a 50-inch version of a 1080p 3-D plasma display at the upcoming CEATEC Show in Chiba, Japan, beginning Oct. 6.
Previously the company has shown the 3-D effect on prototype 103-inch versions of the 3-D display. The company believes that 50 inches will be one of the most popular screen sizes for 3-D displays, when they begin to ship into the market next year.