Feeds

Philips unwraps cinemascope-ratio 3D TV

58 inches of film fan joy?

High performance access to file storage

Philips has introduced a 3D version of its Cinema 21:9 movie theatre aspect ratio telly.

Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series has a 58in screen presents pictures in a 2.3:1 cinemascope aspect ratio and illuminated with a 1500-LED array backlight. It has 400Hz frame interpolation.

Philips Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series

And it also features Philips' Ambilight technology: rear- and side-facing coloured lights behind the TB that change colour according to what's taking place on the screen. NetTV, Philips' internet TV front end, is also built-in, and can be set to appear picture-in-picture.

Reg Hardware was dead impressed with the screen's predecessor, reviewed here.

Philips Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series

Not that this film buff friendly goodness comes cheap: The Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series goes on sale later this month priced at €3999 (£3312). It gets worse: that doesn't include the cost of active shutter glasses and the sync transmitter needed for 3D viewing. ®

High performance access to file storage

More from The Register

next story
Report: Apple seeking to raise iPhone 6 price by a HUNDRED BUCKS
'Well, that 5c experiment didn't go so well – let's try the other direction'
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Nvidia gamers hit trifecta with driver, optimizer, and mobile upgrades
Li'l Shield moves up to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, GameStream comes to notebooks
Gimme a high S5: Samsung Galaxy S5 puts substance over style
Biometrics and kid-friendly mode in back-to-basics blockbuster
AMD unveils Godzilla's graphics card – 'the world's fastest, period'
The Radeon R9 295X2: Water-cooled, 5,632 stream processors, 11.5TFLOPS
Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper
The perils of having Panasonic as a partner
NORKS' own smartmobe pegged as Chinese landfill Android
Fake kit in the hermit kingdom? That's just Kim Jong-un-believable!
prev story

Whitepapers

Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mobile application security study
Download this report to see the alarming realities regarding the sheer number of applications vulnerable to attack, as well as the most common and easily addressable vulnerability errors.