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Tag: Television

The High Seas Go High Definition

The High Seas Go High Definition
Those of you lucky enough to own a boat can now watch high definition satellite TV when you head out to sea. This marine satellite antenna system continually adjusts to point at the correct location in the skies for you to watch HD satellite programming wherever you go.

Vidikron Vp-6500vhd: 65-Inches of Plasma Paradise

Vidikron Vp-6500vhd: 65-Inches of Plasma Paradise
If you’re one of those guys who just has to have the biggest screen on the block, but doesn’t want to give up the picture quality of a direct view set, check out this new 65-inch plasma set from Vidikron.
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Dynascan: 360-Degree LED Television

Dynascan: 360-Degree LED Television
Designed primarily for commercial installations such as in shopping malls and at special events, these LED-based televisions can display 360-degree panoramic video. Dynascan’s systems display video all the way across the surface of a cylindrical fixture, using thousands or super-bright LEDs to produce an image.

Sony Dt1 Digital Tuner: Reinventing the Wheel

Sony Dt1 Digital Tuner: Reinventing the Wheel
A little while back, I told you about Sony’s forthcoming round VAIO TP1 home computer. Now Sony has announced an additional wheel shaped component that lets you receive HDTV broadcasts and pipe them into a media center PC.

Klegg Genesis: Internet Enabled LCD Televisions

Klegg Genesis: Internet Enabled LCD Televisions
Klegg Electronics, known for their home audio gear has unveiled a series of Internet-enabled flat panel televisions in their “Genesis” product line. The new displays come in 40-inch and 46-inch LCD versions, and feature Windows XP (hopefully MCE) embedded chip that enables web surfing, e-mail and digital media file access.

Toshiba Regza 1080p Full HD LCD Displays Announced

Toshiba Regza 1080p Full HD LCD Displays Announced
Earlier this week, Toshiba announced a variety of new models in their REGZA LCD television line for release throughout the Spring and Summer of 2007. Ranging in size from 42-inches to 57-inches, seven of the newly released models will feature full 1080p native resolution.

Samsung 50 and 58-Inch 1080p Plasma Sets Announced

Samsung 50 and 58-Inch 1080p Plasma Sets Announced
Looking for a plasma set, but want true 1080p resolution? Samsung has revealed their first 1080p plasma sets (“the 84 Series”) for release later this year. The Samsung HP-T5084 50-inch plasma television is scheduled for release this May for $4199.

Sony OLED Tv Gets 1,000,000 to 1 Contrast Ratio

Sony OLED Tv Gets 1,000,000 to 1 Contrast Ratio
At this week’s CES show, Sony showed off an OLED TV with that claims to have an unbelievable 1,000,000 to 1 contrast ratio. From the looks of the photo below, (taken by the folks over at Engadget,) the contrast does look pretty darned impressive: The 27-inch prototype’s organic light emitting diode panel also features a wider than NTSC color gamut and full 1080p resolution.

Axion Iptv Wireless Tv Details Announced

Axion Iptv Wireless Tv Details Announced
Electronics manufacturer Axion has announced the details of their new portable IP-based television, to be shown at next week’s CES show in Vegas. The Axion AXN-8017 iPTV will feature a 7-inch widescreen LCD, along with hardware that will stream your home television, cable, satellite, DVR or VCR programming (

Vizio 60-Inch Vm60p Plasma Under $3k

Vizio 60-Inch Vm60p Plasma Under $3k
Hot on the heels of the launch of Vizio’s sub-$2k 47-inch LCD, they’ve announced a huge new 60-inch plasma set that will retail for just $2999. Scheduled to hit store shelves in February, the Vizio VM60P will feature a 60-inch diagonal panel running at WXGA resolution (1366×768).

27-Inch Dell Display Info Leaked

27-Inch Dell Display Info Leaked
A few months back, there were rumors on the street that Dell was going to release a 27-inch widescreen LCD monitor. Now it appears that these rumors may be true. An image was leaked on the Dell website showing the inputs for the heretofore unseen flat panel.

LG Flat Panel TV and PC Combo

LG Flat Panel TV and PC Combo
LG Electronics has announced a new device that combines a widescreen LCD television with a full-fledged Windows PC. The computer adds virtually no bulk to the flat panel display. The first system in LG’s TVPC lineup will come with an Intel Celeron 430 CPU, 160GB hard drive, 1GB of RAM and on-board WiFi connectivity.

This Guy’s Sure Got a Small Wii

This Guy’s Sure Got a Small Wii
Some guy has set up this tiny little room with a tiny little 1.5″ diagonal color TV, connected to a life-size Nintendo Wii and posted a YouTube video for all to see: Why I find this amusing, I don’t know, but it is quite silly.

Xbox 360 Gets HD Movies, Tv, Possibly Larger Hard Drive

Xbox 360 Gets HD Movies, Tv, Possibly Larger Hard Drive
On November 22, the Xbox Live Marketplace will start offering movie and television downloads for the Xbox 360. Microsoft has announced agreements with CBS, MTV Networks, Paramount Pictures, TBS, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Warner Brothers to offer an initial lineup of over 1,000 hours of TV shows and movies on the Xbox Live marketplace.

Giant Helmet Vision: the Next Big Thing?

Giant Helmet Vision: the Next Big Thing?
Toshiba has shown us the future of television in the form of the most unwieldy contraption I’ve ever seen. Looking like a cross between a space helmet and some sort of industrial grade hair dryer, the prototype system is said to provide an all-encompasssing 360-degree television experience on its massive convex screen.

110 Inches of (Rear Projection) Paradise

110 Inches of (Rear Projection) Paradise
Every few days, I report on a “world’s largest” or “world’s smallest” thingamabob, and today should be no different. JVC has just shown a new D-ILA (aka LCOS or SXRD) rear projection set that measures a whopping 110 inches.
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