3D TV

LG scolded by NAD, Samsung, Sony for false advertising

LG scolded by NAD, Samsung, Sony for false advertising

Both Sony and Samsung have come to the National Advertising Division to raise claims that LG's current line of advertising for their 3D televisions is based on unfair claims and should be ended immediately. The decision came down on the 26th of January from NAD that they recommend that because the advertising does not hold up to their standards, the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus would have LG discontinue advertising claims made for their Cinema 3D Television and 3D glasses. In both cases, it seemed that not only did LG not perform fair tests to attain these claims, they were not entirely truthful in their final write-ups of what they found.

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Toshiba 55-inch TL515 Series Natural 3D TV Hands-on [Video]

Toshiba 55-inch TL515 Series Natural 3D TV Hands-on [Video]

The same company that brought you the world's first consumer-targeted 55-inch glasses-free 3D display, Toshiba, now brings you the TL series value-minded 3D Smart TV. While this television does require that you wear the lovely 3D glasses if you're going to get a perfectly 3D look at them, this television is out in several sizes (32-inches up to 55-inches) and isn't going to blast the goodness out of your wallet - and it's got built-in Wi-fi connectivity so you can run all the streaming apps you could ever desire.

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Samsung T27A950 Monitor / TV Hands-on [Video]

Samsung T27A950 Monitor / TV Hands-on [Video]

Also simply known as the TA950, this Samsung full HD and 3D capable monitor can and will act as your do-it-all monitor and small-room TV, for real. We got the chance to take a look at this lovely piece of equipment at Pepcom this past week during their 2011 Holiday Spectacular - a lovely event with delicious amounts of similar opportunities from all ends of the tech spectrum. What we've got here is a 27-inch BLU LED ultra clear panel with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels - let me stop you right there and let you know that this is big, it's bright, it's fantastic, and you're going to get your eyes ripped out of their sockets by the clarity. Let's just put that out there and see what happens.

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Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Player streams 3D

Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Player streams 3D

Sony has upgraded its Streaming Player set-top box with a next-gen SMP-N200 model that now boasts the ability to stream 3D content. The device provides a variety of connection options, allowing you to turn any TV into a connected Smart TV. It was first unveiled at IFA 2011, where it was named one of the top ten new products at the show.

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LG launches first 55-inch passive 3D TV with THX certification

LG launches first 55-inch passive 3D TV with THX certification

LG today announced the availability of a new flagship TV, called the 55-inch Nano Full LED Cinema LW9800 3D HDTV, that's the first to offer passive 3D technology along with THX certification. The 55LW9800 features a full-array LED local dimming backlight with a new "Nano" backlighting technology to ensure uniform light distribution.

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Toshiba unveils TL Series value-minded 3D Smart TV

Toshiba unveils TL Series value-minded 3D Smart TV

In addition to the Toshiba flagship ZL2 3D TV, which features the world's first consumer-targeted 55-inch glasses-free 3D display and a resolution four times full HD, the company also announced a more value-minded TL Series 3D TV, perhaps for those that may not be able to afford the ZL2, whatever the price may be when it's ready to ship.

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Toshiba unveils ZL2, world’s first 55-inch glasses-free 3D TV

Toshiba unveils ZL2, world’s first 55-inch glasses-free 3D TV

Toshiba is announcing a new ZL2 55-inch TV that it claims is the world's first large-screen glasses-free 3D TV and is the company's most advanced TV to date. In addition to the latest imaging technology with a glasses-free 3D display, the ZL2 also boasts face tracking, Resolution+, Auto Calibration, 2D to 3D conversion, and Smart TV features such as Toshiba Places.

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London Olympics 2012 To Get 3D Coverage

London Olympics 2012 To Get 3D Coverage

That hefty price you paid for the 3D HDTV may finally be justified. If you've been struggling to find good 3D programming, then you'll only have to wait until the 2012 London Olympics. According to a broadcast equipment manufacturer, the special event may get 3D camera coverage for at least 10 venues.

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Sony PlayStation 3D monitor to miss Christmas shopping season (barely)

Sony PlayStation 3D monitor to miss Christmas shopping season (barely)

I know that my PS3 is sitting there all ready to play 3D games whenever I want to or to allow me to watch 3D flicks as well. I also know that I am in no way ready to buy a 3D TV at this point. The sets are still not cheap enough or good enough for me to think about upgrading the living room. If you feel the same, but you really have a desire for some 3G gaming on the cheap you might want to consider the PlayStation 3D monitor.

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LG whips out new DM50D personal 3D TV with passive 3D glasses

LG whips out new DM50D personal 3D TV with passive 3D glasses

LG has unveiled a new 3D TV and monitor that is sized to fit into just about any room and on your desk. The monitor is called the DM50D and it has many of the same features of the higher end Cinema 3D TVs from LG. The screen promises to be flicker free and have a bright picture. Perhaps most importantly it uses what appear to be passive 3D glasses rather than the expensive active style. The official press release on the display is one of the worst in recent memory and offers virtually no detail on the screen.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 26 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 26 2011

Welcome to the latest edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. Lots of stuff happened in the tech world this week with some cool new gear turning up and a few interesting DIY projects as well. One of those DIY projects was this cool surfboard made from 72 beer cans. The board actually works too, assuming you know how to surf.

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