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Hybridcast “Dual Stream” promises broadcast Full HD 3D

Hybridcast “Dual Stream” promises broadcast Full HD 3D

While there are an increasing number of broadcast TV channels offering 3D HD content, so far the limitations of side-by-side transmission means that resolution tops out at 720p, rather than Full HD 1080p. The engineers at the Japanese NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories reckon they've got the solution, TechOn reports, with their Hybridcast "Dual Stream" 3D system, pairing broadcast with a sync'd IPTV feed.

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Panasonic Rolls Out Three New Sanyo Xacti-Style Camcorders

Panasonic Rolls Out Three New Sanyo Xacti-Style Camcorders

To the delight of Sanyo Xacti fans, improvements on the pistol-grip style camcorder continues. When Panasonic bought Sanyo back in 2009, it was feared that it would be the end to the popular camcorders. But today, Panasonic just unleashed three new Xacti-look-alike models, but branded under their own name of course.

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Our Gigantic Aire LED Black Monitor Contest WINNER!

Our Gigantic Aire LED Black Monitor Contest WINNER!

I have a story to tell you about this monitor. It involves the end of the world, what that ended up being, and how we forged the wilderness for you to have this monitor, oh you winner. It all happened about a week ago when the tides were coming in, our hair was feeling crunchy, and it was time to wake up from a 30 minute binge sleep (the longest any of us are allowed to keep our eyes closed, of course.) We woke up, and there it was, a big hole in the wall where the monitor should be - avast! Said we, pirates on the loose! Therefor we had to take action. This is not a choose your own adventure but it DOES have one happy ending - continue on, crime stoppers!

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Ortus Full HD 4.8-inch LCD gets glasses-free 3D upgrade

Ortus Full HD 4.8-inch LCD gets glasses-free 3D upgrade

Samsung and LG Display may be working on packing extra pixels into tablet-scale screens, but what if you want resolution overload on your smartphone? Ortus Technologies showed us its 4.8-inch Full HD LCD last year, squeezing 1920 x 1080 458ppi into a panel that would make an iPhone 4 Retina Display weep with ill-disguised shame; now the company is back, having upgraded their display to support 3D.

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Contour+ Helmet Cam Records Your Jackass Stunts In 1080p HD

Contour+ Helmet Cam Records Your Jackass Stunts In 1080p HD

If you are the adventurous type, often jumping off bridges or out of airplanes, and want to capture these life-risking moments in crisp HD, then you need to attach one of these Contour+ hands-free video cameras to your helmet---and I hope you're wearing one. Well, even if you don't do those things, you can still make use of the Contour+ for capturing a beautiful bike ride through the park whilst keeping both hands on the handle bars.

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NEW CONTEST! Win an Aire LED Black Monitor from SlashGear!

NEW CONTEST! Win an Aire LED Black Monitor from SlashGear!

Because we love you, our readers, so much, we have got yet another contest for you! You'll have a chance to win a fabulous Aire LED Black Monitor, thanks to AOC! This monitor features one of the world's thinnest displays, only 12.7mm throughout, with a sleek, piano black finish. We are giving away the 22" version of this HD screen. The monitor can be placed on a desktop, or you can tilt the stand with the press of a button and mount this puppy on the wall. All you have to do is head on over to our Facebook page and be our friend. Read on for all the details.

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Nintendo Wii 2 “Stream” leaks: HD and Touchscreen controllers in late 2011?

Nintendo Wii 2 “Stream” leaks: HD and Touchscreen controllers in late 2011?

Leaked details aplenty around Nintendo's next-gen console to replace the Wii, believed to be codenamed Project Cafe, with IGN reporting on rumors that the Wii 2 will use innovative controllers with integrated "Screen Stream" technology that can stream games direct to an integrated color touchscreen. Mock-up images of the potential hardware - which may reach the marked as the Nintendo Stream, it's suggested - have been discovered by NeoGAF, meanwhile, showing a somewhat retro, SNES-style console that's said to be around the size of an Xbox 360.

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LG Display livid over Samsung exec’s engineer expletive [Updated]

LG Display livid over Samsung exec’s engineer expletive [Updated]

An unexpected slur by a Samsung exec on rivals LG Display could result in a legal case, after Kim Hyun-suk, vice president of Samsung’s digital media business, described LG's engineers as "really stupid sh*ts" at a press conference earlier this week. Asked by journalists about LG's Full HD claims for its latest 3D TV technology, the Korea Herald reports, Hyun-suk retorted "I heard that LG Display's Kwon Young-soo said its TVs are full HD, I think his engineers are really stupid sh*ts. What a lame argument with no theoretical grounds. It's just unreasonable."

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