Video: Panasonic Viera VT20 3D TV

We spoke to Panasonic about its new 3D TV, where it sees 3D technology going, and we asked if we're going to get a headache

Update: Our Panasonic Viera VT20 review is now on the site. Specifically, a Panasonic TX-P50VT20B review. The original story is below.

While out at the Panasonic media event recently, we got the opportunity to check out its new 3D TV, the Viera VT20. With all the effort the company is putting in to 3D this year, we wanted to find out what made its take on the technology so special, and how it sees 3D conquering the world of AV in the next 12 months.

Having spent some time playing with several kinds of test material, we give our opinions on 3D, and especially the Panasonic system. Overall, we think the company's plasma TVs are well-suited to 3D TV, but there are still questions about using TVs to enjoy 3D. No matter how good a TV is, it can't fill your field of vision like a cinema can, and that's part of the problem.

We're yet to be convinced that 3D is the next big thing. We think the consumer technology is getting there, but we aren't sure if the demand is sufficient to make all of this worthwhile. What are your thoughts? Will you be investing? Use the comments section below to let us know.

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