In the coming year OEMs are to receive a new range of Trident’s Internet Connected 3DTV. The Televisions are based on Trident’s 3D Cinemascope technology which includes support to the latest online services such as Yahoo!, Rovi, VUDU, RoxioNow, Pandora, Flingo. The hardware includes Trident’s TV550 system-on-a-chip (SoC) and PNX5120/30 frame rate converter (FRC) to offer true cinematic experience by providing crystal clear 3D images.
Panasonics is planning to show off its latest in consumer electronics at this year’s IFA show in Berlin Germany and for those who cannot make it to the show Panasonic is planning to take the show to you via live and interactive broadcast. Through its online portal viewers will be able to explore the Panasonic stand via live webcams and ask product experts questions about the latest Panasonic products, will be in three categories Digital AV Network, Green Technology and Energy Solutions and 3D.
Pace has announced its latest set of High Definition set-top boxes for the connected home. The new set-top boxes are expected to offer pay TV subscribers an advanced viewing experience. The boxes offer a number of flexible features to enhance users viewing experience and network setup options. Operators are expected to benefit from the devices, which are accompanied by upgraded software, business consulting, specialised customer care call centre and product delivery services.
In conjunction with this week’s CE Show VIZIO as launch a new set of Smartphone, Tablet, HDTV and Blu-ray players as part of it’s VIA Plus range. According to VIZIO, the VIA Plus devices will unify user experience from the big screen to mobile device; to provide the very best in HD entertainment experience. With the latest in communication technology users will be able to transition their digital content across the different types of devices.
Owners of Mitsubishi 738 and 838 series 3D-ready TVs or being offered a free 3D TV software upgrade. Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America (MDEA) said the free upgrade will make it easier for consumers to experience large screen immersive 3D home entertainment and that the upgrade will allow the 738 and 838 series to directly support all mandatory 3D signal formats prescribed in the HDMI 1.4a specification.
Panasonic is releasing a new set of HD 3D VIERA plasma TV in response to consumer request for smaller models for video gaming. The new line of Full HD 3D Plasmas will come from Panasonic’s VIERA GT25 series which will offer a 42-inch (TC-P42G25) and 52-inch (TC-R52G25) screen sizes.
Mitsubishi as selected Broadcom’s BCM2046 single-chip Bluetooth System-on-Chip (SoC)solution for a new range of HDTVs coming this summer. The new models of Mitsubishi Unisen Immersive Sound LED TVs will be built with Broadcom’s Bluetooth solution. With the popularity of smartphones and wireless technology, Mitsubishi is hoping to take advantage of the available technology to offer the public more options to enjoy their media content.
Sony 3D capable BRAVIA HDTVs introduced at CES this year, are now available for pre-sale at Sony Style stores. Also introduced was the Blu-ray 3D capable home theater system (model BDV-HZ970W) – due out in July. Sony is also offering a free 3D firmware update for previously released Blu-ray Disc players BDP-S470 and BDP-S570 and Home Theater Systems BDV-E570 and BDV-E770W. The BRAVIA XBR-LX900 HDTV features a built-in 3D sync transmitter and two pair of active shutter glasses out of the box. 3D ready models BRAVIA XBR-HX909 and KDL-HX800 offer the option of adding the 3D sync transmitter and glasses at an additional cost.
The WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) Consortium has promise an update to the WHDI standard; to add 3D streaming and support for all of the 3D formats supported by the wired HDMI 1.4a standard. The updated version will make it possible to stream 3D video around the home. Also to follow is a full upgrade of the standard to make it possible to stream HD and 3D content to and from low powered devices.
If it was up to the photo alone I would buy ten of these televisions. The Samsung LED 7000 is one of the latest internet connected TV currently on the market. Apart from its sleek and elegant design Samsung UE40C7000 has all the features you would need in a digital home, access to on-demand content such as LOVEFiLM, YouTube, BBC iPlayer and Twitter by simply connecting the Television to your broadband router via an Ethernet port.