Seeing really is believing – 3D TV will take broadcasting to a new dimension
In a bold move, BSkyB is about to deploy 3D TV for the first time across its Irish and UK networks.
As we troop into a room festooned with TV sets, one gigantic TV dominates. We’ve been promised a first-look at 3D television, a service that Sky intends to deploy across its network beginning in 2010. In the back of my mind I’m thinking "hold up, aren’t we just getting used to high definition (HD) and things like Blu-ray?"
As my eyes take in the room I search for some new magic box. Instead there’s what seems to be an ordinary flat-screen 50-inch TV and a standard Sky HD set-top box. On the table in front of us are what look like horn-rimmed glasses that Buddy Holly would have been proud of.
Wasting no time, Brian Lenz, director of product design and TV product development, and his colleague John Dorling make it clear there will be no special 3D set-top box, at least not to begin with.
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