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Too big to fail? Virtual reality gets big push from content, cable providers

Virtual reality is not 3D TV: that's the consensus in the wake of the Consumer Electronics Show, where the technology got plenty of attention thanks to a heavy hype cycle. The reason certainly isn't hype, a new FierceCable special report says-- companies like Facebook are investing billions of dollars in VR.

Amazon's 4K trifecta may push the technology out of novelty status

Amazon is in a unique position to help shepherd 4K from its place today as a novelty and hoped-for savior of the TV-set manufacturers to a mainstream consumer product. Will its 4K strategy succeed?

Time Warner Cable: Netflix closing off content access to some ISPs

Time Warner Cable thinks Netflix is playing on an uneven field when it comes to its Open Connect private CDN, making it difficult for ISPs who do not partner with the streaming video provider to have access to new enhanced content.

Penthouse launches 3D channel in Europe

If, as Oscar Wilde wrote, a dirty mind is a constant picnic, Penthouse has just added another course. The publisher of adult content and online video has just reached a deal with SES Astra to roll

Roxio rolls out $70 consumer-level 3D editing tools in its Video Lab HD software

Sonic Solutions, looking to take full advantage of the initial surge of 3D TV sets that consumers brought home for the holidays, not to mention 3D video cameras, is rolling out new editing software

3D TV, Google TV, DVDs getting left off wish lists this holiday season

Couple of big disappointments shaping up to close out 2010: Google TV hasn't come close to living up to the expectations, as evidenced by Sony's price cuts on TVs featuring the Google TV platform,

OTT finds easy route to living room as global connected TV sales growth forecast

A new study from DisplaySearch says that global sales of connected TVs will top 40 million units by the end of this year, and forecast the market will top 118 million by 2014, giving over-the-top

Elemental streaming 1080p 3D at IBC

Portland, Ore.-based Elemental Technologies, which provides massively parallel video processing solutions to the video industry, is moving aggressively into transcoding 3D video, collaborating with

NASCAR, Turner team to drive 3D through online video and DirectTV

With golf and World Cup soccer having had good experiences with 3D, NASCAR is next up, announcing it's partnered with Turner Sports to roll out its own 3D broadcast from the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona