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ATSC 3.0 On Display at NAB Show 2016

The National Association of Broadcasters announced that next-generation ATSC 3.0 broadcast television will be on display at NAB Show 2016.

One Billion Digital TV Households by 2014

Strategy Analytics announced it reckons that there will be more than one billion digital television households by 2014.

ITU Drafts Ultra High Definition TV Standard

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that one of its working groups has drafted a new technical standard for Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV).

Standard Definition Heads Into That Good Night

Digital TV Research announced its latest report suggests that HDTV household penetration will soon be high enough in developed countries for broadcasters and pay TV operators to consider ending their Standard Definition transmissions.

EnergyGuide Labels Coming to a TV Near You

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that televisions manufactured after May 10, 2011 must display EnergyGuide labels. Additionally, beginning July 11, 2011, websites that sell televisions must display an image of the full EnergyGuide label.

Sony Unleashes Internet TV and Blu-ray Player

Sony announced that it is launching its Sony Internet TV, powered by Google TV, as well as the Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc player with Google TV built-in. According to the statement, the Sony Internet TV lineup features four LCD HDTVs, including the 24-inch NSX-24GT1 ($599.99), 32-inch NSX-32GT1 ($799.99), 40-inch NSX-40GT1 ($999.99) and 46-inch NSX-46GT1 [...]

3D TV to Become Mainstream by 2014

DisplaySearch announced that 3D TV uptake among consumers has been limited so far but there will be tremendous growth in 3D TV shipments over the next few years. According to the statement, DisplaySearch forecasts that 3.2 million 3D TVs will ship in 2010 (2% of flat panel TVs shipped), growing to over 90 million units [...]

Sharp Launches AQUOS Quattron 3D HDTVs in Canada

Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd. announced its first 3D LED LCD televisions for the Canadian market, the AQUOS Quattron 3D LE925 series. According to the statement, available in 60-inch (LC-60LE925UN) and 52-inch (LC-52LE925UN) screen sizes, the new AQUOS Quattron 3D HDTVs retail for a few hundred dollars less than in the U.S. at $4,999.99 and [...]

Sharp Introduces AQUOS QUATTRON 3D HDTVs

Sharp Electronics Corporation announced its first 3D LED LCD televisions for the U.S. market, the AQUOS Quattron 3D LE925 series. According to the statement, available in 60-inch (LC-60LE925UN) and 52-inch (LC-52LE925UN) screen sizes, the new AQUOS Quattron 3D HDTVs employ Sharp’s quad pixel LCD technology and are available for $5,299.99 and $4,199.99 respectively.

Toshiba Launches Latest LCD HDTV Line-up

Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. announced two new LCD LED HDTV Series for 2010, the UL605 Series with NET TV and the compact SL400 Series. According to the statement, the UL605 Series is available in 55-inch ($2,499), 46-inch ($1,699), and 40-inch ($1,399) screen sizes and the SL400 Series comes in 32-inch ($699), 26-inch ($499), 22-inch [...]

Toshiba Offers Yahoo! Connected TV

Yahoo! and Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. announced that Yahoo! Connected TV is now available on several new models of Toshiba 46″-55″ HDTVs, including the WX800 Cinema Series 3D LED.

Toshiba Releases WX800 Cinema Series 3D HDTV

Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. announced that it has released its premier Cinema Series line for 2010, featuring the WX800 3D series and 2D VX700 series, LED backlit HDTVs. According to the statement, the WX800 Cinema Series (55WX800, 46WX800) is available in 55-inch ($3,299.99) and 46-inch screen sizes ($2,599.99) and the VX700 Cinema Series (55VX700, [...]

Panasonic Canada Launches 3D VIERA GT25 Plasma HDTVs

Panasonic Canada Inc. announced the launch of its GT25 Series of Full HD 3D VIERA Plasma TVs. According to the statement, the VIERA GT25 Full HD 3D Plasma Series includes the new 42-inch (TC-P42GT25) set for $1,999.99 and 50-inch (TC-P50GT25) for $2,499.99. Both models will be available in late August 2010 and active shutter 3D [...]

Philips Unveils 21:9 Cinema Proportion 3D HDTV

Royal Philips Electronics announced its new 3D Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series HDTV. According to the statement, the Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series (EUR 3999) boasts a 58″ screen shaped in a 21:9 aspect ratio, so movies in 2.39:1 format completely fill the screen. It will be available in Europe and Brazil in September with other countries [...]

Sharp Unveils AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD HDTVs

Sharp Europe announced that it will introduce two models in its new LE925 Series of AQUOS Quattron 3D LCD HDTVs, featuring Sharp’s four-primary-color technology. According to the statement, along with LE925 series, Sharp will also introduce its latest LE924, LE824 and LE814 series of AQUOS Quattron 2D LCD HDTVs.