Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America has teamed up with NVIDIA Corporation and Aspen Media Products, to develop the first complete 3D solution for the home entertainment market.
June 25, 2008 "Mitsubishi, a leader in large screen HDTV, NVIDIA (News - Alert), a major force in the entertainment graphics market and Aspen Media Products, an innovator in media server technology, have each developed unique technologies that take us to the next level in realizing the dream of 3D home entertainment," said David Naranjo, director of product development, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America.
"By combining the strengths of these three market leading companies, 3D in the home is now ready to become an exciting reality," added Naranjo.
NVIDIA has a proven track record of delivering 3D imagery for PC Games through its GeForce FX Go series of graphics processing units (GPUs). Notably, NVIDIA's GeForce 3D stereoscopic technology acts as a driver for Windows Vista, creating two views for stereoscopic display systems to show depth with Microsoft (News - Alert) DirectX games. The entire GeForce 7 series and higher GPUs are interoperable with Mitsubishi's 3D -ready Home Theater TVs.
"NVIDIA is extremely excited about its new relationship with Mitsubishi and Aspen Media Products, and is fully committed to bringing 3D technology to the home entertainment market," said Ujesh Desai, general manager, NVIDIA Corporation.
"This is an unparalleled industry first, and we are proud to play a key role in providing a complete 3D home entertainment solution to the consumer," stated Desai.
Aspen Media will chip in with the Aspen Media server that will act as a platform for the delivery of the 3D entertainment technology.
"The Aspen Media Server has delivered on -demand music, movies and other entertainment programming to the home since its introduction. Now with the increased production of 3D content such as movies, live events, concerts and sports, the Aspen Media server provides an ideal platform to deliver the latest in 3D entertainment technology to the consumer," said John Oliver, chief executive officer, Aspen Media Products.
"We are excited to work with two great industry leaders, Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America and NVIDIA, to bring this amazing new solution to consumers," explained Oliver.
Mitsubishi's entire range of Home Theater TVs are 3D -ready including this years line including three new 73" models along with 60" and 65" sizes. In addition to the 3D -ready capability, these TVs also come with thinner frames and increased brightness.
While NVIDIA Corporation has an expertise in visual computing technologies, Aspen Media Products, LLC focuses on computer, home theater and home automation industries.