Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ZOTAC Injects Palm-Sized ZBOX nano XS with Double Dose of Performance
Corsair Releases The Flash Voyager Vega Flash Drive
Mozilla Unveils Firefox-powered Matchstick Streaming Adapter
New ARM Solutions Reduce Time to Market for FinFET Designs
LG 34-inch Curved Monitor Now Available
Comcast Offers Cloud TV In San Franscisco
AMD Demonstrates Network Function Virtualization Solution on 64-Bit Embedded R-Series SoC
Apple To Release New "Gold" iPad Air: report
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Panason...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, September 28, 2009
Panasonic Develops 50-inch Full HD 3D Plasma Display Panel


Panasonic has developed a 50-inch Full HD 3D compatible plasma display panel (PDP) and high-precision active shutter glasses that enable the viewing of theater-quality 3D images in the living rooms.

Aiming to bring Full HD 3D TVs to the market in 2010, the company steps up its efforts in developing the related technology. Prototype Full HD 3D TV and glasses will be displayed at CEATEC JAPAN 2009 to be held from October 6 to 10 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City, east of Tokyo.

The new PDP and glasses evolved from Panasonic's world-first Full HD 3D Plasma Home Theater System that was developed in 2008 and comprised of a 103-inch PDP and a Blu-ray Disc player. The prototype PDP has a 50-inch screen, which is expected to become the most popular size for home theaters.



This 50-inch PDP uses Panasonic's newly-developed high-speed 3D drive technology that enables rapid illumination of pixels while maintaining brightness. The panel also incorporates a crosstalk reduction technology allowing for minimizing double-image (ghosting) that occurs when left- and right-eye images are alternately displayed. PDPs have excellent video response with full moving picture resolution. The new panel offers even improved performance, achieving clear, high-quality and high-resolution images in 3D, Panasonic claims. The high-precision active shutter glasses incorporate Panasonic's technology that precisely controls the active shutters with the left- and right-eye images shown on the PDP.

Panasonic has been working to develop its original Full HD 3D technology to create synergy between PDPs, which excel in moving picture resolution and color reproduction, and Blu-ray Disc players, which are able to faithfully reproduce high quality Hollywood 3D movies. In Panasonic's Full HD 3D technology, full HD x 2 frame sequential method displays time sequential images, alternately reproducing discrete 1920 x 1080 pixel images for the left and right eyes on the screen frame by frame.

Panasonic said that it would continue to work on developing 3D products, targeting to launch the products in Japan, Europe, and the U.S. in 2010. However, this data could change since the 3D Expanded Standard is currently under review by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA).

To describe further about the technologies involved with the new panel, Panasonic newly developed the high-speed 3D drive and crosstalk reduction technologies to improve plasma's unique to deliver clear Full HD 3D images. As PDPs are self-illuminating device with full motion-picture resolution, they offer fast response time and are suitable to display fast-moving images. The high-speed 3D drive technology involves the development of new panel materials and LSIs that accelerate the pixel illumination while maintaining brightness. Panasonic also developed the crosstalk reduction technology using newly-developed phosphors with short luminescence decay time and illumination control technology to reduce double-images that occur when left- and right-eye image are alternated on the panel. This technology contributes to achieving high-quality clear pictures with high-contrast and accurate color reproduction. As the new technologies can also be applied to improve the quality of 2D images, they have expanded PDP's potentials for further evolution.



To reproduce 3D images, Panasonic uses the Full HD x 2 frame sequential method that displays time sequential images, alternately reproducing discrete 1920 x 1080 pixel images for the left and right eyes on the display frame by frame. The frame sequential method is widely used in showing Hollywood 3D movies in theaters.

The high-precision active shutter glasses employ Panasonic's technology that precisely controls the timing of opening and closing the shutter in synchronization with the left- and right-eye images alternately shown on the PDP. This technology enables significant reduction of crosstalk that degrades the image resolution in 3D display. The glasses are designed to fit for a wide range of users from children to the elderly.


Previous
Next
Pioneer and Sharp Announce Change of Launch Date for Optical Disk Joint Venture        All News        Elpida Unveils First 2-Gigabit DDR2 Mobile RAM
New Working Group to Develop New Standard For Mobile Wired Connectivity     Consumer Electronics News      Intel Unveils 45nm Atom SoC for Internet TV

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Panasonic and Leica Expand Partnership Agreement
Panasonic Reveals The Lumix DMC-LX100, Lumix DMC-GM5 Cameras And the DMC-CM1 Smartphone
Panasonic Showcases Optimized Workflow at IBC 2014
Panasonic Announces Rugged Toughpad FZ-E1 Tablet at IFA 2014
Panasonic Legendary Audio Brand Technics Returns
Panasonic and Tesla Sign Agreement for the Gigafactory
Panasonic Seeks To Sell Its Mobile Base Station Business to Nokia
Panasonic Updates Toughpad FZ-G1 10-inch Tablet
Intel To Manufacture Future Panasonic SoCs Using Intel's 14nm Low-Power Process
Panasonic Releases Its 2014 Life+Screen AX800 Series 4K Ultra HDTVs
TV Makers Phase Out Plasma TV Production
Fujitsu Buys Shares of Panasonic Information Technology Solutions

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .