Pioneer Bringing the 20,000:1 Contrast Ratio

At Ceatec last week, Pioneer announced their intentions to release plasmas with a contrast ratio of 20,000:1 by the time the Bejing Olympics roll around in 2008. They had a 60-inch example on display, but they didn’t mention how much these things would cost or what size models would be produced. All I know is that, if the picture is to be believed, the new one looks a whole lot better than the 3,000:1 1080p display on the right.

Pioneer unveiled the next generation of PDP HDTV
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