CES: Toshiba`s stereoscopic Cell TV

By January 7, 2010Newswires

CES: Toshiba`s stereoscopic Cell TV
by Barbara Krasnoff

Toshiba`s Cell TV, which they introduced this morning at CES, is another in the steady stream of 3D-capable TVs that are appearing this week. Toshiba offered a steady stream of interesting facts about their upcoming displays, including built-in 802.11n, a built-in video phone, full-array backlight scanning, image enhancement, a 1TB built-in hard drive and a built-in Blu-ray disk player. You know — lots of neat stuff.

However, what caught were eye — or eyes — was the capability to take 2D video and upconvert it to 3D. According to the slide that Toshiba showed, the company`s proprietary software will analyze the 2D frames, and estimate the depth of each area in the frame, and then will create separate stereoscopic images for each eye.

Read the whole story here: http://blogs.computerworld.com/15359/ce … ic_cell_tv

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