Hisense To Produce Glasses-free 3D TV In Partnership With Stream TV Networks
The Philadelphia based Stream TV Networks has tied up with Hisense a leading TV maker in China to develop products based on Ultra-D technology. This will allow Hisense to produce 3D TVs that won’t require wearing of special glasses. They would first come out with a TV set of 42 inch size and having 1080p display capability with auto stereoscopic 3D ability. They have plans to later come out with smart televisions, smart phones as well as tablet devices with all of them incorporating the latest Ultra-d technology.
Hisense has been the pioneers in the development of Smart 3D Cinema TV that include the HITV-OS which again is a Hisense in-house development. What’s more, the TV maker also ensured the OS is compatible with Google’s Android OS that powers a more diverse range of products world wide. As well have developed TV applications which have had a record number of 10 million downloads. Their retail stores number over 1,000 and spread all across the globe ion 80 countries. That includes North America Europe Australia and Africa. One can pick up their products at Walmart, Costco and HHGregg.
In the words of Muthu Rajan, CEO, stream TV Networks, “The partnership with Hisense will help in massive proliferation of the Ultra-D technology. It will be a shot in the arm for 3D without glasses. The association with Hisense® will propel the 3D category and increase the reach of 3D without glasses devices in all parts of the world.”
The way 3D TVs featuring Ultra-D technology will enable glasses-free 3D viewing is this. The TVs will be fitted with SeeCube auto converter. It is the job of the SeeCube Conversion Box to convert both 2D and 3D stereoscopic (with glasses) into the glasses-free autostereoscopic 3D format. All of this conversion takes place automatically and in real time. Also, the entire process is completely transparent to the viewer with the entire conversion process taking place behind the scenes of which the viewer will have no inkling whatsoever. Further, Ultra-D supports nearly every kind of video feed including Cable & Satellite TV Channels, Blu-ray, XBOX, PS3 as well as sites such as Netflix, Hulu and YouTube. The Ultra-D technology can also convert content from iPad, iTunes, Appstore and Apple TV.
Rajan adds, “Ultra-D is the first 3D without glasses solution that has been able to eliminate viewing angles and offer the high quality, glasses-free 3D experience we’ve all been waiting for. We have received positive feedback that Ultra-D is the only 3D without glasses developed that is ready for the consumer market.”
The IFA 2012 event to be held at Berlin would have Stream TV Network showcasing their products.