Panasonic’s recent investment in the next generation of 3D technology has created a variety of commercially possible products that are remarkably more proficient than the competition. Some of the fruits of Panasonic’s 3D research recently appeared in Japan at the CEATEC electronics show which included the recent version of the 3D capable Blu-ray player from Panasonic and their first commercial 3D-enabled TV.
Panasonic’s 3D labs, based in Universal City, are working towards introducing a 3D Full HD (3D FHD) Blu-ray format together with the introduction of a variety of 3D products. The 50-inch plasma television from Panasonic is the first fully-compatible TV with the forthcoming 3D Blu-ray standard. Unlike the other 3D implementations, this 50inch plasma TV can deliver a resolution of 1080p. The installation of such televisions on smart TV brackets can enhance the view furthermore giving it a complete theatre experience.
CEATEC 2009 revealed that the 3D technology from Panasonic is comfortably in front of the competition as far as the picture quality is concerned. In fact, all the Panasonic products displayed at CEATEC showed a level of maturity which left its opponents in their wake. The exclusive clips of James Cameron’s upcoming 3D film, Avatar were visibly more stable compared to other 3D engine at the show.
Although there is no pricing confirmation, a CEATEC executive pointed out that the 50-inch 3D plasma TV from Panasonic will be available for under £3,000 at its launch.