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Topic # 58127 8-Mar-2010 23:07
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Just read this http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/news/story?id=4796555. This sounds bloody amazing!! wonder how long will it take till Sky can get it in New Zealand

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  Reply # 305575 8-Mar-2010 23:57
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They have not got it in HD yet. So I belive it will be 2020 to that happen




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  Reply # 305588 9-Mar-2010 06:33
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ashnizzle: Just read this http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/news/story?id=4796555. This sounds bloody amazing!! wonder how long will it take till Sky can get it in New Zealand


ESPN ain't even in widescreen 16:9 here yet! Let alone HD or 3D! 

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 305599 9-Mar-2010 07:49
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Any anyway... How many 3D tvs are available / have been sold in NZ so far?

The answer likely zero.




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  Reply # 305606 9-Mar-2010 08:38
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As far as i thought the TV just needed to support 200hz but i could be wrong as i havn't looked into it alot




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  Reply # 306812 13-Mar-2010 00:53
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hdtvs came out in 1998
we still dont have all channels in hd beside sports/movies
3d came out in 2009 ? exepect skysports and movies to get it around 2017 and the rest of sky around 2010

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  Reply # 313429 31-Mar-2010 11:36
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Amazing how slow the transition is ..... 3d released in 2009 ETA on NZ shores 2020 :-(

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  Reply # 313458 31-Mar-2010 12:40
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Well colour tv started here in 1974 - In europe PAL colour first started in 1967 but not all european countries went colour immediately. I guess that means we were only 7 years behind - better than I thought!

The big problem was the horrible prices of colour TVs. TVNZ6 has been showing old 1974 episodes of "Its in the Bag" and the 26" colour TV has a $999 price tag.
According to this site:http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/statistics/0135595.html
That would be around $10,000 today - wholy crap!

So the TVs are now huge and dirt cheap - I guess the big cost is changing all the filming gear!




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  Reply # 313465 31-Mar-2010 13:20
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robjg63: Well colour tv started here in 1974 - In europe PAL colour first started in 1967 but not all european countries went colour immediately. I guess that means we were only 7 years behind - better than I thought!

The big problem was the horrible prices of colour TVs. TVNZ6 has been showing old 1974 episodes of "Its in the Bag" and the 26" colour TV has a $999 price tag.
According to this site:http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/statistics/0135595.html
That would be around $10,000 today - wholy crap!


So the TVs are now huge and dirt cheap - I guess the big cost is changing all the filming gear!


IN the US color TV started on  November 14, 1950  and in NZ in 1974 , 23.5 years later so based on that time time. US 3D tv starts in 2010 and in NZ in  2034 so the 2020 NZ start year may be a bit optimistic..




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  Reply # 313820 1-Apr-2010 12:16
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I'll be in the US during the World Cup, will be keen to check out some of this 3D football stuff.

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