tvs

  • Cube26’s Technology Turns Your Face Into A TV Remote

    Cube26’s Technology Turns Your Face Into A TV Remote

    The hardest thing about watching TV is finding the remote after a long, slovenly lounge on the couch. Cube26 aims to improve on that situation by turning your TV, phone, or tablet into a face-detecting powerhouse. What does that mean? Basically, your TV or other device will know when you’re looking at it, who is in the room with you, and, more importantly, it will pause the program, call… Read More

  • Hitachi And Mitsubishi Stop Domestic Production Of TVs, Optical Discs

    Hitachi And Mitsubishi Stop Domestic Production Of TVs, Optical Discs

    Two big Japanese electronics companies, namely Hitachi and Mitsubishi, are to stop producing parts of their product portfolio domestically: Hitachi announced [JP] it will end production of plasma and LCD TVs in Japan, marketed under the Wooo brand, by September this year. The company owns a plant in Gifu prefecture in central Japan that churns out about 100,000 TVs per month (pictured: a… Read More

  • LG To Showcase 84-Inch 3D TV With 4K Resolution At CES 2012

    LG To Showcase 84-Inch 3D TV With 4K Resolution At CES 2012

    It seems that 55-Inch OLED TV wasn’t enough for LG: the Korean company today announced it’s ready to showcase another monster TV at the CES 2012 in Las Vegas (which kicks off on January 10). This model comes with a 84-inch 3D LCD display with 4K resolution (3,840×2,160 pixels). To put things into perspective: 4K resolution, which LG calls “Ultra Definition”, is four… Read More

  • 55 Inches: LG To Showcase World’s Largest OLED TV AT CES 2012

    55 Inches: LG To Showcase World’s Largest OLED TV AT CES 2012

    We’ve been waiting for large-sized OLED TVs at least since Sony rolled out the cool (but too small) XEL-1 in 2007. Various bigger OLEDs and “breakthroughs” have made the news in the years after that, and now LG says it’s ready to showcase the world’s biggest OLED TV at CES 2012 (which kicks off on January 10). Sized at 55 inches, the panel has a contrast ratio… Read More

  • Toshiba Japan Dates And Prices Its 55-Inch Naked-Eye 3D TV With 4K Resolution

    Toshiba Japan Dates And Prices Its 55-Inch Naked-Eye 3D TV With 4K Resolution

    Do you remember that 55-inch monster of a naked-eye 3D TV Toshiba unveiled back in October? The company now announced [JP] a date (December 10) and confirmed the final price (US$11,700) for the device. But there’s a drawback: Toshiba has still to decide if they will release the TV outside Japan, too. To recap, the TV features 3,840×2,160 pixels resolution in 2D mode (that’s four… Read More

  • Over Melting Danger: Sony Recalls 1.6 Million BRAVIA TVs

    Over Melting Danger: Sony Recalls 1.6 Million BRAVIA TVs

    Second bad news for Sony today: Following the hack attempts at three of their networks, the company today announced [JP] that it will recall a total of 1.6 million BRAVIA LCD TV sets sold in Japan and other regions. The problem is a backlight component inside the TVs that could overheat and make the upper casing melt. The eight TVs in question were sold after 2007. Here are the model… Read More

  • Toshiba Shows 55-Inch Naked-Eye 3D TV With 3,840×2,160 Resolution

    Toshiba Shows 55-Inch Naked-Eye 3D TV With 3,840×2,160 Resolution

    If you thought Sharp’s 4K TV we’ve shown you last week is impressive, think again. Toshiba today unveiled a 55-inch LCD that boasts the same resolution (3,840×2,160 pixels, 4x full HD) but can also display pictures in 3D – no glasses required. The TV will be shown starting tomorrow during the CEATEC Japan 2011 exhibition near Tokyo. Needless to say, the REGZA 55X3 [JP] is… Read More

  • [Update: Video] Sharp Showcases 4K LCD TV (3,840×2,160 Resolution), To Sell It 2012

    [Update: Video] Sharp Showcases 4K LCD TV (3,840×2,160 Resolution), To Sell It 2012

    Full HD resolution (1,920×1,080 pixels) isn’t enough for Sharp. The company has developed [JP] a TV that’s capable of producing images with 3,840×2,160 resolution and is ready to show the device to the public during the CEATEC 2011 exhibition that takes place next week near Tokyo. The 60-inch 4K TV has been developed in cooperation with the I3 (I-cubed) Research Center in Kawasaki. Read More

  • Sharp Shows 70-Inch Aquos Quattron LCD 3D TV With “Mega-Brightness” Panel

    Sharp Shows 70-Inch Aquos Quattron LCD 3D TV With “Mega-Brightness” Panel

    Sharp Japan announced [JP] the Aquos Quattron 3D LC-70X5 for the local market yesterday, a follow-up of sorts to the LC-70LE735U that’s been available in the States for a few months now. Just like that model, the LCD measures 70 inches, can produce 3D pictures and offers Sharp’s “Quattron Quad Pixel Technology” for better display of colors. The main selling point of… Read More

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