Wednesday, May 26, 2010

#3D TV Takes Off Albeit Slowly

3D TVs need standardization and more content to fulfill their potential, according to iSuppli. Look for 3D TVs to ramp up slowly at first, hitting peak mass market distribution by 2012. R.C.J.

Here is what iSuppli says about its own report: Although consumers have started to buy 3-D TVs, a number of challenges—including standardization, content availability and interoperability—must be resolved before the new television technology can take off, according to iSuppli Corp. Worldwide shipments of 3-D TVs—introduced to the market for the first time in March—are expected to reach 4.2 million units in 2010, thanks to increasing traction and acceptance from enthusiastic early adopters. Global 3-D TV shipments will then triple to 12.9 million units in 2011 and then more than double to 27.4 million units in 2012...
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