Gaming: Virtual Reality: 3D

3D-TV is the next home entertainment fad

2010 is the year of 3D HDTV, 3D video games and more 3D movies in the theaters and, soon, at home.

3D at home is still in its infancy. To see 3D images on a monitor, a pair of 3D glasses, or goggles, is still necessary. But, the quality for home-use will be improving as manufacturers see 3D entertainment as a way to re-energize sluggish electronics sales. Continue reading about 3D home entertainment in 2010.

3-D video gaming on your PC

3D Gaming Alliance Formalized. The video gaming industry is starting development of The S-3D Gaming Alliance (S3DGA), a non-profit corporation that is 100% focused on making stereoscopic 3D gaming possible through standards, education, and product adoption. S3DGA’s current members include LG Electronics, Blitz Games Studios, RealD, Next3D, DDD, Jon Peddie Research, Sensio, TDVision Corp, iZ3D, and more. Read more about the 3D Gaming Alliance goals and initiatives.

In 2010, video game makers will hit the market with 3D games. Some games will require either 3-D glasses or a special monitor. Continue reading about 3D video games.

3-D HDTVs will be home-ready

New 3D TV channels planned

Most major manufacturers like Panasonic, Sony and Samsung, plan to roll out 3D enhanced versions of LCD, LEDs and plasma TVs in 2010.

Two computer companies, AsusTek Computer, Inc. and Acer Inc. have developed a 3D screen on their laptop models. Sharp has a computer that does not need glasses, but the viewing angle is limited.

The price of 3D TVs and monitors will be cheaper than once expected. The costs to enhance a TV or monitor is not as expensive as it used to be- maybe $200 or so. The biggest cost is for the 3D glasses. Continue reading about 3D TVs.

Discovery Communications, Sony and IMAX to Launch First 24/7 Dedicated 3D TV Network in the U.S. Three of the world's leading media, technology and entertainment companies - Discovery Communications, Sony Corporation and IMAX Corporation announced a joint venture to be established to develop the first 24/7 dedicated 3D television network in the U.S. The partnership brings together three leaders with an extraordinary collection of award-winning 3D content, technology expertise, television distribution and operational strength to deliver a high-quality three-dimensional viewing experience to home television audiences. Continue reading about the new 3D HDTV network.

3-D movies coming to your home

3D films are a hot topic -- they're doing great at the box office -- they make more money for the studios and moviegoers are more inclined to go to see 3D films than the 2D equivalent. A new line of VBlu-Ray #D players will hit the market soon to bring it home. Read more about 3D movies.

3D Entertainment & Technology Index

3D HDTV

The latest about 3D on an LCD, LED or plasma HDTV with or without 3D goggles.

3D Gaming on PC

Video games take on a new dimension with 3D-enhanced graphics.

3D Movies

Watching movies at home with the same 3D effects as in the movie theater.

3D Glasses

Stereoscopic glasses that enable 3D imagery effects.

3-D Supplies and TVs from Amazon

Virtual Reality Index

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