News tagged with tv manufacturers

New software battle coming to smart TVs

More choice—and confusion—is coming to the next generation of TVs. At least three new software systems were announced Monday for Internet-connected television sets, which let viewers watch Internet video and interact ...

dateJan 06, 2014 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Smart TVs get smarter, by just a little bit

In the not-so-distant future, couch potatoes will be waving, pointing, swiping and tapping to make their TVs react, kind of like what Tom Cruise did in the 2002 movie "Minority Report." That's the vision of TV manufacturers ...

dateJan 08, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Sony to report $3.2 billion annual loss

(AP) -- Sony Corp. is expecting an annual loss of $3.2 billion, reversing its earlier projection of a return to profit, as the electronics giant struggles with production disruptions from Japan's tsunami and a hacker attack ...

dateMay 23, 2011 in Business
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3-D advances come with health concerns for children

In a seeming blink of an eye, 3-D technology has advanced beyond imagination. Hollywood, TV manufacturers and video game makers say you have to see it to believe it. But the visual trickery that produces 3-D images can also ...

dateJan 12, 2011 in Other
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New Google TV sets facing delays: reports

Google has asked several television makers to delay their launch of sets featuring Google TV, which merges online content with traditional TV programming, newspapers reported on Monday.

dateDec 20, 2010 in Business
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NXP Introduces Advanced 3DTV Processor

NXP Semiconductors today announced the availability of the PNX5130, the industry's first video co-processor enabling 3DTV, frame-rate conversion (FRC) and local backlight dimming in a single chip. By eliminating the need ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Hardware
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