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3D to the home finally appears to be on an unstoppable trajectory. With the finalization of the Blu-ray 3D spec and news of 3D content coming from DirecTV, ESPN, Discovery and others, 2010 is bound to be the year when people seriously consider putting on goofy glasses to watch TV at home. Panasonic, LG, Toshiba, Samsung, Sharp and Sony all showed a variety of 3D-capable TVs.
Prediction: There will be more technical hurdles to come, issues the manufacturers hadn’t thought of, and marketing challenges in a time when consumers are hesitant to invest in new technology. Adoption will be slow and will remain in the early adopter market for several years.
Major projector makers did not have any announcements for CES about 3D compatibility, but hopefully CEDIA Expo 2010 will change that. The Adult Entertainment Expo, which was held in Vegas simultaneously with CES, had no 3D announcements.
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