Posts Tagged ‘3d glasses’

LG UNVEILS STYLISH NEW 3D GLASSES FOR 2012

December 28th, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
LG Electronics (LG) has announced that its newest collection of 3D glasses, including a pair designed by renowned eyewear designer Alain Mikli, will be introduced in the first quarter of 2012. The new 3D glasses -- the F310, the clip-on F320 and the Alain Mikli F360 -- are lighter and more comfortable to wear while upgraded design features such as curved lenses and clean frame structure have transitioned 3D glasses from burdensome requirements to stylish fashion accessories. “Compared to active shutter glasses, LG’s 3D glasses are far more comfortable to wear and much more affordable, making it possible for large...
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LG SCORES BIG AS TIM LOVEJOY, TONY GALE AND IWAN THOMAS UNITE FOR 3D FOOTBALL

June 2nd, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
Saturday’s big match may not have gone the way the red half of Manchester would have wanted, as Barcelona claimed their record breaking fourth European title in a 3-1 victory. But those lucky enough to be present at LG’s Life’s Good celebration at The Raynes Park Tavern in London will surely all agree that a good night was had by all, as hundreds of fans packed in to enjoy the game in 3D. With Tim Lovejoy was host for the evening, with former Fulham and West Ham legend Tony Gale and former Olympic athlete Iwan Thomas also present. They hung out...
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LG Cinema 3D – user review videos

May 31st, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 

We recently posted about our ‘LG Home’ event, where we invited users along from the What Hi-Fi, Cnet and Stuff magazine forums to have a look at our new home entertainment range ahead of its release. Well two of the lucky winners were drawn at random and each won a Cinema 3D TV for their homes!

The two winners were Richard and Adam, who each received a Cinema 3D TV and a year’s subscription to Sky HD, the package that comes with the Sky 3D channel. We caught up with them after they had some time to get to grips with their new TVs and had a little chat with each of them to find out what they thought of their new toy.

Richard had previously been a staunch advocate of Plasma technology, but the quality of the 2D image changed his mind, swaying him in favour of LED.  He was also particularly impressed with Smart TV, rating the iPlayer and YouTube functions highly due to the clear picture and absence of buffering, even with his low-speed broadband connection.

All of this before Richard had even turned on 3D – saying he was “thrilled with it” in reference to the 3D experience.

Adam was our second winner to get his living room kitted out with a brand new LG Cinema 3D TV. He loved the sense of event that was rekindled amongst the family, as they sat down together to watch a 3D film. The family friendly nature of Cinema 3D was another key point for Adam, who felt he could relax watching Cinema 3D with his children, as he was not concerned about them damaging the glasses, as Cinema 3D glasses are a fraction of the cost of active 3D glasses.

To see more first hand accounts of Cinema 3D, and to learn more about all the advantages of Cinema 3D follow the link here

Win tickets to our VIP Cinema 3D screening of Manchester Utd V Barcelona!

May 25th, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
With Manchester Utd V Barcelona tickets changing hands for thousands online you may well think your chances of watching the game are limited to watching on TV or at your local. Well if you fancy watching Barcelona vs Man Utd in style you can thanks to LG. You and a friend can have the best seat in the house at LG's Life's Good 3D Pub with out competition. LG is partnering with the Original Pub Company and John Barras Pub Company to celebrate the launch of its new Cinema 3D Pub Package – set to revitalize pub entertainment and add a whole...
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LG’s Cinema 3D range gets the thumbs up

May 16th, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 

At the recent LG Home, we invited a number of users from CNET, What Hi-Fi and Stuff Magazine along to try out our new Cinema 3D technology before the range hit the shops.

We had our entire Cinema 3D range on display, showing off a wide range of 3D content including movies, games and sport via the Sky 3D channel. We all had a great night topped off with a few drinks and a gaming tournament, playing Call Of Duty: Black Ops on the Xbox 360 in 3D. Sadly I didn’t win, but the experience was enough to convince not only me, but also everyone else that Cinema 3D offers a better experience over traditional active shutter technology.

After the event two lucky winners took home the ultimate 3D package: a 47” LG Cinema 3D TV and a year’s free subscription to Sky World HD, which includes the Sky 3D channel. The winners were Adam from Stratford-upon-Avon and Richard from Sussex.

We caught up with both Adam and Richard at the LG Home and got their opinions after their first taste of Cinema 3D

Having lived with Cinema 3D for a while Adam found that “Cinema 3D has created a feeling of ‘event TV’ for us, with all the family gathered round to watch a movie together … the kids want to watch everything in 3D now”.

Richard particularly liked the Cinema 3D glasses, saying they “are great: no flicker and no headaches … LG is on to a winner with Cinema 3D”.

We also interviewed Simon Warney, an executive producer from Framestore, the largest visual effects and animation studio in Europe…

At LG we truly believe that Cinema 3D offers a significantly more immersive and enjoyable 3D experience over active-shutter technology. Active-shutter has dominated the market up until now, but it is a flawed technology for several reasons. Many users find the flicker and cross-talk prevalent with active-shutter technology detracts significantly from the experience, with some complaining of headaches and eye fatigue as a consequence. Compare this with LG’s LW650T, which has been certified ‘flicker-free’ by Intertek and TUV, two of the most respected inspection and certification bodies in the world, making it the first 3DTV to receive this designation. One CNET user who tried out Cinema 3D commented “the active shutter flickers a bit too much, and I can actually notice it … and it takes away and pulls you out of the experience. Whereas with this [Cinema 3D] you just plonk them on and it feels like sunglasses”.
Not to mention cross-talk is much less prevalent with Cinema 3D technology.

Another great feature of Cinema 3D over active-shutter is the glasses used. Our Cinema 3D technology uses the same type of glasses as used in the Cinema for 3D, meaning they are both light in weight and cheaper to buy and replace. This is because all of the technology is housed in the television, not in the glasses like active-shutter. Practically this means that you will never have to worry about charging your 3D glasses and buying multiple pairs to get your friends around to watch them won’t break the bank, as Cinema 3D glasses cost just a few pounds a pair, compared to up to £100 for the active glasses.

The Cinema 3D glasses are also particularly ‘kid friendly’ thanks to the cheap nature you won’t be heartbroken if a pair gets dropped by your children. Interestingly one of the CNET users also stated that he had watched active 3D with his daughter and the weight of the glasses combined with a “small child’s nose” meant they kept slipping off, but that the glasses used for Cinema 3D were problem free! Personally I also find that the Cinema 3D glasses sit much more comfortably over the top of my normal glasses, something I never found was the case with bulkier active-shutter glasses.

With 7 pairs of the glasses in the box as standard, this means that Cinema 3D is really a technology to enjoy with family and friends. In comparison to active 3D, Cinema 3D has a wider viewing angle, making it easier to get your friends round to enjoy the football or a movie in 3D, without having to squeeze in around the screen to get the best of the 3D experience.

I’ll leave you with a comment from one of our visitors – “it’s exceeded all my expectations of a TV”.

Read more at CNET and Stuff

3D joins cream of indie film-making talent at the Tribeca Festival

May 9th, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
Co-founded by two-time Academy Award Winner Robert De Niro, the Tribeca Film Festival promotes independent-minded productions from around the world. This year’s event wrapped on the 1st of May, having shown some 5,600 films and documentaries from more than 40 countries at the New York Event. Star turns this year included Cameron Crowe’s “The Union”, his first film in six years, and Will Ferrell, who lent his comedic talents to the low-budget comedy “Everything Must Go.” Always one to promote smaller independent features, there were also exciting projects from rising talents, including productions from South Africa, Norway and across the United States...
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LG Cinema 3D™ at the Gadget Show Live – Video

May 6th, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
This year’s Gadget Show Live at the NEC Birmingham sold out leaving many technophiles frustrated as they couldn’t attend the tech event of the year. For those of you hoping to get a glimpse of the new LG Cinema 3D™ range we have the next best thing for you – a video guide of the stand complete with visitors reactions to our Cinema 3D™ range. More information on our full Cinema 3D™range is available here If you are interested how Cinema 3D works then follow the link here If you want to try out Cinema 3D yourself you can visit our Life's...
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LG Cinema 3D™ Launches in Paris

May 3rd, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
To celebrate the launch of Cinema 3D™, LG hosted a large-scale extravanaganza on April 21 at Paris’ majestic LE Grand Palais. With 1500 guests in attendance, LG’s Cinema 3D™ TV was unveiled, which combined the first officially certified “Flicker-Free” picture in the industry with comfortable, battery-free, lightweight glasses, brighter picture, more flexible viewing positions and a wide viewing angle. Together, the new features make Cinema 3D™ perfect for watching 3D in groups with family or friends. The 1,500 guests comprised of customers, retailers and top media from across Europe who were treated to a 3D screening of ‘Rio’ on the world’s largest...
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Why choose LG Cinema 3D?

April 27th, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 
The debate goes on – which is best, conventional active shutter 3D technology or LG’s Cinema 3D technology? I’m sure those of you familiar with the blog will know LG’s reasons for backing Cinema 3D technology. But don’t let us tell you, instead have a look at these new viral videos… Our Cinema 3D range is in stores now. Learn more...
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LG – bringing the Cinema 3D experience to the home

April 26th, 2011 by LG Blog UKLG Blog UK
 

If you are looking for the ideal 3D experience for the home then our recently released Cinema 3D range could be just what you are looking for!

With the launch world’s first LED Cinema 3D range we are offering customers a more comfortable and inclusive way to watch 3D in the home. Thanks to our patented FPR film we have the world’s first certified flicker free screens, earning the certificate from Intertek and TUV, two of the most respected inspection and certification bodies in the world, making it the first 3DTV to receive this designation. Combine this with less cross-talk in comparison to the standard active 3D screen and you have a more comfortable 3D experience, even for all 2 hours and 40 minutes of Avatar in 3D!

Comfort is a big factor for those looking to enjoy 3D in the home and our passive system benefits from the lightweight glasses as used in the cinema, weighing in at around half the weight of active shutter glasses.

Another advantage of our Cinema 3D glasses over active shutter glasses is the price point – with active shutter glasses costing around £100 a pair in comparison to the Cinema 3D glasses that start at around £2 a pair. With 7 pairs in the box, Cinema 3D is the ideal 3D experience to share with family and friends without having to remortgage your house for extra sets of glasses. Cinema 3D also has a wider viewing angle in comparison to active 3D due to the glasses not having to “sync” with the TV, making it easier to get friends and family around to enjoy 3D.

The range is available in sizes between 32” and 55” and all come equipped with LG’s Smart TV technology allowing access to a web browser, catch up TV, hundreds of customisable apps, rental and subscription services including Acetrax and VIEWSTER, music services and radio channels and even social networking to keep on top of Twitter and Facebook without having to turn on your computer.

To make this service that much easier to use LG have also launched the Magic Motion Remote Control, a wi-fi motion sensitive remote allowing for easy point and click navigation.

Throw in the fact that we also use side-by-side frame format as Sky and it is no surprise why we are Sky’s first choice for 3D TVs, bringing the best content from Sky’s own dedicated 3D channel into the home. Currently Sky subscribers can get up to £400 cash back on an LG 3DTV! More details are available here – www.sky.com/LGoffer