"3D TV might finally be dead"
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3D TV might finally be dead
It looks like 3D TVs are finally dead, 3D TV's.
TV makers tried desperately to get all of us to think two dimensions is just not enough for home viewing.
3D slowly crept it's way into a lot of televisions, but consumers like me just did not care.
Now comes the news that LG and Sony will no longer support 3D in 2017 They were the two last major TV makers supporting the third dimension.
LG says that 3D was not a key buying factor for consumers when selecting a new television.
The company will focus on newer tech like high dynamic range.
Sony explained, based on current market trends we decided not to support 3D for our 2017 models.
Other manufactures gave up on 3D earlier.
Vizio dropped 3D by 2014, Samsung quit 3D in 2016.
On the content side, DIRECTV shuttered it's 3D channel in 2012, ESPN killed off it's 3D network in 2013.
So of course when a technology is killed there is some kind of resistance.
There's a change.org petition entitled LG- Please revive 3D on a 2018 OLED TV model.
Add to this recording, the petition does have a size amount of supporters.
However, it might not be enough to get LG to change its mind.
In case you are a die hard 3D viewer, you've got a couple of options.
Keep an older television around or look in to a home theater projector.
for more information including reviews of TV's and projectors, check out C/Net.com.
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