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Buena Park, Calif. – Yamaha plans shipments of a new 3D Blu-ray player that will expand its selection of SACD-equipped models to two.
The BD-S677, shipping in April at a suggested $329, will also be the company’s first Blu-ray player with wireless Miracast to stream content wirelessly from Miracast-compatible smartphones and tablets. It’s also the company’s first to connect to Dropbox to stream Cloud-stored videos, music, pictures and documents.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
New York – Glasses-free 3DTV resource Rembrandt 3D this week premiered a 55-inch 4K LCD, Auto Stereoscopic (glasses-free) 3D (AS3D) television system showing a pilot presentation of Frank Lloyd Wright's, “Fallingwater in 3D” at the American Institute of Architects (AIA), here.
Montreal — 3D tech developer Sensio Technologies said Monday that it has signed a 3D video-on-demand (VOD) licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures to make select 3D movies available for on-demand rental on its 3DGo service.
Select 3D Paramount movies will be available across the U.S. starting in April on Sensio-enabled devices.
Los Angeles — DDD Group, developer of 3D technologies, said Wednesday that its Yabazam dedicated 3D video-on-demand (VOD) subscription movie service has been added to Samsung 3D smart TVs in the United States.
The Yabazam service costs $9.99 per month and allows unlimited viewing of the original 3D programming available from Yabazam.
North Plains, Ore. – VEFXi, developers of 2D to 3D conversion technologies, said Friday that it is offering special holiday pricing on its 3D-Bee Diamond 2D-to-3D converter box.
The company is offering the 3D-Bee Diamond for $399 ($100 discount off the regular price) through the VEFXi online store at http://www.3d-bee.com/store from December 15-24.
The 3D-Bee Diamond device gives converts 2D material to 3D, giving the viewer the ability to control the range of depth in the effect.
New York – Global 3D content provider 3doo said Tuesday that LG Electronics will be pre-installing an app to its platform in its newest line of LG Cinema 3D televisions starting in Germany and rolling out to the rest of the world in December.
LG will also pre-install the 3doo platform on the Premium App section of its Cinema 3DTVs.