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LennonNZ

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#79791 22-Mar-2011 15:23
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Last night I was watching Sky TV and I noticed Fashion TV (of all channels) was broadcasting their content in 3D (3D Beta Test it said). 

But Alas.. I don't have a 3D TV  but it was side to side Broadcast..

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kiwitrc
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  #450784 22-Mar-2011 15:34
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You watch Fashion TV?

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  #450792 22-Mar-2011 15:40
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Not usually.. I was just swapping between channels and noticed it

 
 
 
 


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  #450807 22-Mar-2011 16:03
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LennonNZ: Not usually.. I was just swapping between channels and noticed it


That's what they all say :)

It appears the "3D beta test" watermark may actually be originating from Foxtel in Oz

http://www.austech.info/satellite-tv-general/54617-fashion-tv-3d.html

Are you sure there was actually any 3D in the NZ feed other than the watermark?, I guess without a 3D TV to check there is no way of telling

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  #450814 22-Mar-2011 16:12
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It was definitely a 3D Broadcast (side by side format). (ie 2 stretched videos left/right which look the same). It was a little hard (impossible) to do the "crossing eyes trick" on a 50 inch non 3D TV to view it in 3D.

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  #450829 22-Mar-2011 16:47
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Why would they be testing 3D? Shouldn't they be concentrating on improving their HD service? Would it require more bandwidth to broadcast 3D?

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  #450830 22-Mar-2011 16:52
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It was FashionTV testing.. not Sky.. sky just got the feed.. Fashion TV's broadcast is low quality even in 2D anyway.. not HD.


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  #451000 23-Mar-2011 08:48
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I remember when I was channel surfing early March and saw the same thing on fashion TV saying that they were having a full weekend of 3D on Fashion TV. Guess it only refers to TV channels up north running the channel inn HD as well..




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