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Sony Unveils Timeframe for 3D Products

Timeline revealed for 3D HDTVs, Blu-ray players, PS3, network service, movies and games.


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Sony has a target date to release 3D flat panels in July.

With several manufacturers already releasing 3D products, many are wondering what the timetable is for Sony's 3D products.

As part of the "Everything You Need to Know About 3D" Webinar, Sony unveiled a loose timeline for its 3D product launches.

While Sony isn't totally tied down to specific dates, according to Arturo Jordan, product planning manager for Home Division at Sony, the general timeframes for its 3D products are:

Sony Bravia HDTVs - July
Blu-ray Players: - September
PS3 - July
Vaio - No target date
Blu-ray Movies: - Five 3D titles will be available by July and 30-40 titles out by November
Games - July
PlayStation Network Services - July
Front Projectors - No target date

Download the "Everything You Need to Know About 3D" to learn more.




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Jason Knott, Editor, CE Pro
Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990. He joined EH Publishing in 2000, and before that served as publisher and editor of Security Sales, a leading magazine for the security industry. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He is currently a member of the CEDIA Education Action Team for Electronic Systems Business. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California.

2 Comments (displayed in order by date/time)

Posted by John  on  04/14  at  07:42 AM

Someone please clarify for me “30-40 titles out by November” ???
Where did all the 3-D movies come from all of a sudden? A movie has to be specially made to be in 3-D, correct? Where are all the titles coming from?
Is most of this the horrible stuff from last century that flopped and people never want to see again?

I wish 3-D would just die already. Just stop ressurecting it like a bad zombie movie.

Posted by jbrown  on  04/14  at  12:56 PM

@John ... you can convert a movie to 3D in post, but anyone who has seen Avatar (native) and Clash of the Titans (converted) can definitely tell the difference.

It’s MUCH easier with cartoons, which will likely be the majority of the early titles. The Shrek series is one example (and will probably be three of the five or ten first movies released)

Jason Brown
http://www.asktheadvisors.com

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