Inside the world’s first 3D satellite broadcaster

By March 21, 2010Newswires

Inside the world’s first 3D satellite broadcaster
We visit Japan to see where the 3D TV revolution began

By Steve May

Forget the old notions of red-green glasses

Satellite broadcaster Sky has made no secret of its 3D ambitions. Using the Sky+HD platform, it will introduce a 3D service next month.

It goes without saying that this puts Sky at the forefront of broadcasting technology. But in Japan, a much smaller satcaster has already been paving the way with its own innovative 3D broadcasts.

BS11 is a relative minnow in the competitive seas of Japan’s commercial broadcasting. Yet for a number of years it’s been setting the global pace when it comes to over-the-air 3D.

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