Next3D and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. to Collaborate on Stereoscopic 3D HD Content Delivery to the Home
Next3D and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) have entered a collaborative partnership to deploy 3D technology for the production and delivery of three-dimensional content to the emerging home 3D audience.
Next3D has Stereoscopic 3D Full high definition encoding and player technology for nearly every platform: PCs, Mac, Xbox 360, PS3, Blu-ray disc and television set top boxes. Content encoded with Next3D's enabling technology delivers full stereoscopic 3D in 1080P high-definition to the home over a broadband, cable or satellite TV connection. Next3D has demonstrated its proven technology to the videogame industry, Hollywood studios and broadcasters.
"We are uniquely positioned to provide turnkey or customizable solutions to our partners with proprietary stereo 3D encoding and playback technology that works flawlessly with off-the-shelf components already in the market and in millions of homes," said Steve Heyer, Chairman of Next3D. "From movies to live sports to videogames, Next3D encoding delivers a stunning and immersive 3D HD experience to the living room."
Next3D will be showcasing its technology on the NVIDIA 3D Vision System at the 2010 Consumer Electronic Show, January 7-10. NVIDIA's widely-distributed 3D Vision technology brings immersive 3D gaming, movies, photographs, and Web browsing to personal computers. NVIDA Booth, Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall 4 #35912.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
Next3D, Inc. is a leader in stereoscopic 3D technology with more than 35 years of combined experience in media, content production, and stereoscopic delivery and display. Next3D's technology delivers stereoscopic content to the home at the highest quality, over broadband, cable and satellite connections.
ATLANTA, Jan. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --
Next3D to Launch Broadband-Delivered Stereoscopic 3D Home Service in First Quarter of 2010
Next3D announced that Next3DTV, the company's broadband-delivered 3D HD Home service will begin operation in the first quarter of 2010. Next3DTV will offer the home consumer a variety of stereoscopic 3D content, including theatrical 3D movies, films originally created for 3D IMAX theaters, movie trailers, sports, news, documentaries, live 3D weather maps, and games.
Additionally, Next3DTV (Next3DTV.com) will offer user-created content channels for stereo 3D enthusiasts to post and share stereoscopic videos and still images. Movies, special events, games and other premium content will be offered on a rental basis, while some content will be free.
"With millions of 3D-ready TVs, computers, and monitors rapidly entering the home, we've created Next3DTV as a one-stop-shop for the consumer to easily get great 3D entertainment and content," said Steve Heyer, Chairman of Next3D. "Our encoding and playback technology provides an amazing viewing experience. Next3DTV wraps that experience in ease of access and convenience."
Next3DTV will be initially available for PC's, with support for Mac, game consoles and select set top boxes to follow. For PC users, Next3DTV will support 3D Laptops, most NetTop PCs, and modern PC's with NVIDIA or ATI video cards.
Next3DTV was demonstrated on the NVIDIA 3D Vision System at the 2010 Consumer Electronic Show, January 7-10, 2010. NVIDIA's widely-distributed 3D Vision technology brings immersive 3D gaming, movies, photographs, and Web browsing to personal computers.
ATLANTA, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ --