DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!
   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
August 22, 2019 
Main Menu
News archives

Who's Online
There are currently 178 people online.


Latest Reviews
Ewin Racing Flash gaming chair
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset

Follow us

US consumers bought $55 million of 3D entertainment products

Posted on Friday, June 25 2010 @ 16:36:00 CEST by

Research firm NPD claims revenue of 3D TV and 3D Blu-ray players has exceeded $55 million in the first three months since these products were launched in February:
3D TV and 3D Blu-ray standalone player revenue in the U.S. has exceeded $55 million in the first three months since the launch of these products in February, according to leading market research company The NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service.

"3D TV and Blu-ray players are seeing steady growth even as major product line launches are slated for the coming months," said Ross Rubin, executive director of industry analysis at NPD. As more consumers adopt 3D, the industry can help foster a 3D ecosystem similar to that of HD."

One inhibitor to adoption of 3D TV at home is the need to wear special glasses when watching 3D TV. These glasses can add significant cost and work only with their brand of television. Only 10 percent of consumers surveyed in The NPD Group's Analyst Poll of NPD Panelists cited "looking silly" as a main concern of the glasses, whereas 41 percent cited not having enough glasses on hand for everyone watching the set.

"3D TV will be a premium home entertainment experience in 2010," said Rubin. "Many consumers have already shown that they are willing to use special glasses to obtain the effects, but want to preserve the social aspect of the group television viewing."


Use Disqus to post new comments, the old comments are listed below.

Re: US consumers bought $55 million of 3D entertainment products
by Anonymous on Friday, June 25 2010 @ 19:49:14 CEST
I don't care about looking goofy.
The 3D picture is lousy, even with the glasses.
This is none other than a manufactured need(Jedi mind trick)! Is there a shill in the audience?
"Some people will drink the sand because they don't know the difference."


DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2019 DM Media Group bvba