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Video shows ‘Battlefield 5’ through Google Glasses

A video posted on YouTube shows you what "Battlefield 5" would look like through Google Glasses (officially called Project Glass). Project Glass essentially allows the display of information through augmented reality glasses -- and possibly in the future any type of eyewear. That data, presently, is the same as what is delivered to smartphones running Android. Project Glass products are also voice activated.

SCSA ‘Project Phenix’ to extinguish Blu-ray?

"Project Phenix." Does it spell the end of the line for Blu-ray? "Project Phenix" (yeah, we also noted the strangely absent "o"), is the...

Samsung flexible OLED displays to release in 2012

Samsung made an announcement last Friday that the company plans to release flexible displays for smartphones early next year. Flexible screens for other portable devices, such as tablets, would follow sometime after.

Sony developing 3D TVs – no glasses required

According to The Associated Press Sony is now developing 3D television technology that does not require wearing 3D glasses. The news comes just days...

3D Will Melt Eyeballs While Blowing Mind, Declares Samsung

Always nice to get a warning from a major corporation before their big technological roll-out, and HD Report thanks Samsung for posting such a warning for home-theater consumers.

3D Battle: Cameron and Bay Slam 2D-to-3D Conversions

It’s becoming apparent that though the studio might want to showcase their efforts in 3D not all their hired guns are so willing to put their names on such projects. As directors start to balk at the prospect of every big action film, and many others, being converted to 3D— and with some of them not liking the gimmick at all— it should be interesting to see what happens next, especially in light of Disney’s recent profit machine (even Tim Burton has chimed in that we’ll soon see a lot more 3D crap) and Warner Bros. recent decree that all summer tentpole movies will be in 3D going forward.

Samsung to unveil 14-inch OLED capable of 3D

Samsung says they will demonstrate three new OLED displays at the CES press event on Jan. 6 (before the public exhibits start on Thursday)....

GE holographic technology may challenge Blu-ray

General Electric has announced a breakthrough in storage technology using micro-holographics to hold up to 500 gigabytes on a standard DVD. That capacity is...

NFL tests 3-D, HD not realistic enough

The NFL will test broadcast in 3-D the San Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders game on Dec. 4 in theaters located in Los Angeles,...

DivX certifies HD chip for HDTVs and set-top boxes

DivX announced today the HD DivX Certification of Broadcom's BCM7405 system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution. The BCM7405 provides advanced IP functionality and improved video/audio performance for...

NEC chip may help Blu-ray player sales

NEC announced it has come up with a new Single-Chip LSI named EMMA 3PF that is 50% smaller than previous chips, therefore reducing part...

Processor puts Toshiba back in HD business

Toshiba announced yesterday they would start sample shipping of the SpursEngine, a high-performance processor that evolved from the Sony/Toshiba Cell Broadband Engine. The co-processor utilizes...

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