Yesterday, Sony held its press conference at¬†IFA 2010. Sony¬†CEO, Howard Stringer, made several announcements in his keynote speech, and as expected¬†3D was the main focus – ¬†with the entire press conference being filmed in 3D. Here’s¬†a lowdown of¬†some of¬†the news:¬†
Sony showcases prototype¬†3D¬†Vaio Laptops
The¬†3D¬†Vaio Laptop prototypes on show at¬†IFA¬†(although not on-sale until at least 2011) boasted fast-response LCD screens displaying up to¬†240fps which give greater¬†3D quality. The¬†3D laptops will have full HD¬†resolution and use the frame-sequential¬†3D display method to deliver full HD images to each eye via active shutter glasses.
Which has¬†the¬†full story and a video demonstration.
PS3¬†3D will be available in October
Sony also announced that PS3¬†will be getting the ability to play¬†3D Blu-ray discs by the end of October,¬†a little later than the original September timeframe. Although¬†no¬†official date was given,¬†PS3¬†owners will no doubt be excited by the news.¬†Pocket-Lint has more details.
3D¬†projectors offer the ultimate home cinema experience
Sony announced the¬†VPL-VW90ES¬†, a¬†3D home projector for the ultimate movie fan. The projectors, which work with Sony’s active glasses technology (found in the¬†Bravia television range) offer¬†Full¬†HD¬†1080p¬†3D projection, and¬†handle¬†2D to¬†3D conversion. Gizmodo has a closer look.¬†