DisplaySearch announced that overall Q2 2010 TV shipments continued to show resilience, bouncing back from dismal 2009 levels, but there were some indications of trouble in key markets. According to the statement, DisplaySearch’s latest Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report reveals that global TV unit shipments rose 26% year-over-year (Y/Y) in Q2’10 to 56.2 [...]
Sharp Corporation announced that it has developed the world’s first four-primary-color 3D LCD featuring the industry’s highest brightness with extremely low crosstalk (undesirable double-contour “ghost” images). According to the statement, in general, 3D LCDs use a system based on time-sequential display technology with special active LC (liquid crystal) shutter glasses. In this system, images intended [...]
Sharp Corporation announced that it has developed a 3D touchscreen LCD that can switch between 2D and 3D modes. Users can view 3D images without the need to wear special glasses, making this LCD appropriate for mobile devices such as digital cameras, mobile phones, and smartphones. According to the statement, the newly developed 3D LCD [...]
VUDU Inc. announced that it has extended its distribution as an embedded platform to include broadband home theaters, HDTVs and Blu-ray Disc players (BDPs) from LG Electronics, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Samsung Electronics Co. Inc., SANYO Manufacturing Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Toshiba America Consumer Products L.L.C., and VIZIO. According to the statement, the VUDU Streaming Movie [...]
Sharp announced a new Blu-ray Home-Theater-in-a-Box (HTiB) system at the 2010 CES show in Las Vegas. According to the statement, the 1020 watt, 5.1-channel BD-MPC41 incorporates Audyssey sound enhancement technology and iPod support along with Blu-ray and DVD playback as well as Netflix movie streaming. The unit will be available in Q2 2010 for $749.99.
Sharp announced two new AQUOS Blu-ray players at the CES show in Las Vegas. According to the statement, the Netflix-ready BD-HP70U and BD-HP24U combine Deep Color, enhanced audio decoding and connectivity with an easy to use interface as well as deliver full HD 1920 x 1080p video resolution at 24 frames per second over HDMI, [...]