A lot of prototypes for all sorts of devices are showing up at CEATEC in Japan this week. One such prototype is a pair of "pseudo 3D" glasses from JVC that convert 2D video in real time to something that resembles 3D.
Just weeks ago words got out that Vudu was testing a new format of HD download with quality equivalent of Blu-Ray, and today the HDX is out officially. The new format encodes video at variable bit-rate of MPEG-4 H.264 format in 1080p at 24 frames per second, and promises to deliver twice the quality of any VOD contents currently available on the market.
You know when you go to the local electronics store and see the biggest TV they offer and think, "Geez, that's just too big for my living room." Well, take that feeling and multiply it by 100 and that's how you'd feel about the 150-inch plasma screen prototype from Panasonic. In a word, this thing is massive.
While Vudu is prepping its IP-based HD Video on Demand to rival Blu-Ray disc, some beta testers are seeping out their early tested result-it takes hours to download just for the flick to get started. There is no secret that Vudu is planning on more 1080p HD contents on demand service with upgraded features like full 1080p video over component output, multizone support and lifetime content warranty.
Milena grabbed some hands-on time with JVC's latest high-definition Everio camcorders at IFA 2008 today, together with the easy-archiving Share Station VD50. The HD30 and HD40 are both hard-drive based, with 80GB and 120GB respectively, as well as having a microSDHC slot for memory expansion.
The Yamaha BD-S2900 was announced today and if you're in the market for a super high-end Blu-ray player, this may very well be the one for you. This player has HD Audio Bitstream output and several other features that set it apart from the norm.
If you’ve been itching to get your hands on a classic arcade cabinet, Retro Space is the perfect choice. Designed by Martjin Koch, this cabinet was built to commemorate the first ever cabinet for an arcade. It was called Computer Space and was released in 1971. But with this tribute, you don’t have to stick to outdated technology