Reporters' Roundtable: 3D TV debunked (podcast)

CES overloaded the industry with 3D TV hype, and it's time to bust it. Rafe Needleman interviews CNET's John Falcone and HDNation's Robert Heron on the practical realities of 3D TV.

CES overloaded the industry with 3D TV hype, and it's time to bust it. This week on the Roundtable, I interview CNET's own John Falcone and HDNation's Robert Heron on the practical realities, and likely future, of 3D TV.

See also: CNET's FAQ on 3D TV , and TV industry turns blind eye to non-3D viewers .

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Reporters' Roundtable #16: 3D TV, debunked

SHOW NOTES AND TALKING POINTS

Guests:
John Falcone (@cnetfalcone) of CNET
Robert Heron (@robertheron) of HDNation

I was overloaded by 3D at CES. What's the big deal? / What is so great about 3D TV?

How good is it?

Discuss technologies. Which is best?

Different experience from 3D in theater?

When we can drop the glasses?

3D encoding differences

Chat room asks: What's the difference between the Shrek 3D DVDs that are already out there and the 3D TV screens?

Chat room asks: Is this technology easy to adapt to home projectors?

Top manufacturers to watch.

Which will be first to market?

Chat room asks: Are 3D contact lenses possible?

When will we have general media availability? What's the best content to watch now?

Power consumption?

What about people who can't see 3D?

3D and games!

Buy now or wait?

Next week: The gender gap in gadgets. With Molly Wood and another guest to be announced. 1 p.m. PST Friday, January 22, right here. Watch my Twitter feed for updates. Send feedback to roundtable@cnet.com. Thanks!

 

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