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As we get into the full swing of the new year and put another CES behind us, it’s time to take a look at the current trends in technology and get a feel for some of the developments we can expect in 2013. There are a lot of interesting products just around the corner – some of them will seem revolutionary while others will be a big update to current technology – and many of them are well worth a look. Touchscreen Ultrabooks The release of Windows 8, which was optimized for touchscreens, is encouraging a lot of companies to really innovate with their laptops. Last year we saw the trend toward ultrabook computers – all sleek design and impressive form factor – and now the new operating system is giving them a chance to develop even more. Touchscreen ultrabooks are going to provide the simple convenience of a tablet while offering the power and capabilities of a compe... (more)

iPONT Unveils 3D Cloud-Based Content Management Service

Businesses that deliver digital, out-of-home advertising to consumers can now create 3D content centrally and distribute it quickly and easilywith the new iPONT Network Content Manager System (NCMS) from iPONT International. A scalable 3D cloud-based content management service for digital signage applications, theiPONT NCMS helps manage networks from anywhere in the world, with training and support included for the subscription period. "Digital out-of-home advertising is without question the digital signage market segment where 3D adds the most value," said Dale H. Maunu, Editor and Analyst, Insight Media. "Although digital out-of-home advertising currently represents only a small percentage of the $160B US advertising marketplace, 3D without glasses-and its ability to impact consumers-is poised to reshape the advertising landscape." Attendees who visit the iPONT bo... (more)

Research and Markets: 3D TV Market Development Outlook, 2010 and Beyond Provides A 3D TV Market Scale Forecast for the Period 2010-2013

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/075a89/3d_tv_market_devel) has announced the addition of the "3D TV Market Development Outlook, 2010 and Beyond" report to their offering. With the increasing number of 3D movies, 3D technology featuring the use of special glasses could stimulate the demand for 3D content in the home. The use of 3D technology in home applications is emerging. This report analyzes the commercialization process of 3D TVs and the conditions required for further market development. It examines the development of key companies in the 3D TV sector, and provides a 3D TV market scale forecast for the period 2010-2013. Different possible development scenarios for the 3D TV market are also presented. List of Topics Current and future development of key companies in the 3D TV sector, including display panel manufacturers and T... (more)

Hungarian Start-Up Offers First-Ever Viewing of 3D Content Without Glasses

People will be able to watch 3D TV without glasses and from any viewing angle at the iPONT International booth (#25304/25305 in South Hall 2, Home Theater Section) during the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. iPONT, a creator, converter and distributor of glasses-free 3D technology, will showcase the world’s first multi-view autostereoscopic (glasses-free 3D) content at CES this week. Unlike competitive offerings, iPONT’s technology enables viewing of 3D content that can be seen from 120 degrees, without the need for glasses. According to ABI Research, market growth for 3D solutions is accelerating, with shipments of 3D TV sets to approach 50 million in 2015. Yet, a July 2010 study by Deloitte found that the requirement for 3D glasses is a major issue for consumers, with 30 percent of respondents reporting that they didn't like wearing 3D glasses. A... (more)

TriOviz(R) for Games Adds 3D TV Support for Console Titles

PARIS and SAN FRANCISCO, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Darkworks, the Paris-based Action-Adventure developer, and TriOviz today announced their TriOviz(R) for Games SDK now supports 3D TV, enabling AAA console games on these new sets for an even better immersive experience. The same post-process that facilitates 3D games on regular 2D displays works with 3D TVs using either active shutter or polarized stereoscopic technologies. The result is one easy-to-implement 3D solution for games across all TVs, removing confusion over conflicting 3D technologies for developers and consumers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100722/400734 ) "Launching with little support for console games, 3D TVs present a chicken-and-egg dilemma; consumers are waiting for a critical mass of 3D content to justify the purchase while developers are waiting for an installed base of 3D ... (more)

3D TV Shipments to Approach 50 Million in 2015, Says ABI Research

The 3D TV market will spend the next couple of years establishing itself and accumulating a base of content and devices (both TVs and Blu-ray players). In 2013, according to ABI Research, market growth will start to accelerate, and shipments of 3D TV sets will approach 50 million in 2015. “The 3D TV market is moving faster than expected,” notes industry analyst Michael Inouye. “There was widespread skepticism that production models would be available so quickly. But by June this year many TV manufacturers had 3D models in their lineups. Most 3D TVs will be Internet-connected.” The popularity of 3D movies has been a primary driver. TV makers are looking for differentiation and a reason for premium pricing. With some of the biggest-selling movies ever in 3D, and customers willing to pay more for the experience, they saw an opportunity to bring that experience to the hom... (more)

'Eye-Popping' Interest in 3D TV Drives New Flat Panel Sales, Says Leading On-Line Retailer

Abington, PA, June 19, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Consumers are showing very strong interest in 3D-ready LCD and plasma TVs, according to sales reports released today by BestBuyPCS.com, a leading home theater retailer. BestBuyPCS.com top five best-selling 3D flat panel TVs for May 2010 were: - Panasonic TC-P58VT25 3D Ready Plasma TV - Panasonic - TC-P65V10 65-inch 1080p Plasma TV - SAMSUNG - UN55C8000 3D Ready LCD TV - Panasonic TC-P54VT25 3D Ready Plasma TV - Samsung UN40C7000 3D Ready LCD TV "Consumers are clearly intrigued by 3D TV," said Scott Aemisegger, President, BestBuyPCS.com. "Queries for 3D-capable TVs and Blu-Ray players (like the Panasonic TC-P65VT25 or the Samsung BD-C6900) made up 34% of our site searches and roughly 20% of our total sales for the month. If anything, we see this trend accelerating in June. "Our best selling 3D TV for May 2010 was the Panasonic TCP58VT25... (more)

Consumer Reports: First-Ever Rankings of 3D Performance Show Plasmas Offer More Realistic Images Than LCDs

Annual December Electronics Issue Compares 14 3D TVs with Panasonic Sets Exhibiting the Best 3D Performance and the Least Ghosting; What to Consider Before Buying a 3D TV YONKERS, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its first-ever ranking of 3D performance, Consumer Reports evaluated 14 3D TV models and found that plasma TVs are better at displaying 3D images than LCD sets, primarily because they exhibit less ghosting, or double images that appear even when wearing 3D glasses. Three plasma models from Panasonic exhibited the best 3D picture quality and the least ghosting of all the sets tested. The report appears in the December Annual Electronics issue and online at www.ConsumerReports.org. "It remains to be seen whether 3D TV is just a novelty or a new product category in the consumer electronics space," said Paul Reynolds, electronics editor fo... (more)

3D Rounds Out the World for Advertisers

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 5,000 3D cinema screens in the US, an estimated two million or more 3D HDTVs expected to be sold this year, and 12 3D HDTV television channels debuting in 2010, the 3D consumer market is well on the way to reaching critical mass, and with it, dramatic new opportunities for advertisers are opening up, according to Eisuke Tsuyuzaki, Chief Technology Officer at Panasonic -- a worldwide leader in the development of Full HD 3D technology. Speaking last week at the seventh annual Advertising Week in New York, the company's technology head cited research from major universities and corporations throughout the world that indicate consumers retain information they glean from 3D cinema and television advertising at a much higher rate than from standard two-dimensional counterparts. "Coupled with the reduced cost and new ea... (more)

Research and Markets: 3D in the Home: Who, What, When and Where - 3D TV, One of the Biggest Themes Emerging from the 2010 International CES

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/17f41b/3d_in_the_home_wh) has announced the addition of the "3D in the Home: Who, What, When and Where" report to their offering. 3D TV was one of the biggest themes emerging from the 2010 International CES, but is it a viable home entertainment technology? While we've had 3D in some form for over 100 years, it is now pushing into the living room. Can it survive and will it make a difference? CEA and Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) present a second year follow-up report to their groundbreaking 2009 3D study. Among the topics covered are: The current state of 3D What segment of the population is interested in learning more about 3D What segment of the population is most interested in bringing 3DTV into their home The forecast for 3D TVs over the next three years This report is a must read for a... (more)

3D Eye Solutions, Inc.'s 3D Technology Without Glasses a Hit at 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

LONGWOOD, Fla., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 3D Eye Solutions, Inc.'s (OTCPK: TDEY) 3D conversion technology drew considerable attention at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES®) held in Las Vegas January 7-10. Representatives from major 3D hardware manufacturers, key industry distributors, resellers, and digital signage companies were constant visitors to the Company's 3D technology demonstrations being conducted at the Skylofts suites at the MGM Grand. In addition to the industry attention, the Company also drew interest from potential advertisers amazed at the impact of 3D (without glasses) marketing. The 2010 CES upheld its status as the largest consumer electronics show in the world, attracting more than 120,000 attendees from 115 countries witnessing the introduction of thousands of new products and technologies from over 2,500 exhibi... (more)