Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (tokyo:6503) announced today that it has begun full-scale tests of smart grid and related smart-community technologies at the company's production sites in Japan. The aim of the project is to develop and test products including commercial systems, equipment and solutions for annual sales worth 1.3 trillion yen (about 17 billion USD) by March 2016.
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.
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.
The Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Diamond models of 1080p Unisen Immersive Sound LCD Televisions are now shipping with VUDU integrated. According to Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, the integration gives consumer the opportunity to experience the seamless delivery of thousands of high-definition movies and TV shows.