3D TV needs 3D sound

3D TV demonstration

One of the big hits at the Bristol Sound & Vision show is 3D TV. Unsurprising as it is something of a buzzword at the moment.

We had a good look at the What Hi-Fi? 3DTV demonstration. And while it is impressive, and certainly different – although maybe more like layered 2D than actual 3D – whether people will rush to buy it in the same way they did with high definition television remains to be seen.

What is certain though, is whether its 3D or HD, modern day TV viewing is about more than just high-resolution images: there’s also been a massive leap forward in terms of audio quality, with Blu-ray discs in particular packing in amazing high-resolution audio soundtracks.

And to get the most out of their TV viewing, people really need to invest in a sound package that makes the most of it. Otherwise, they really are only seeing half the picture. It doesn’t have to cost the world either, and a system such as the award-winning MT-25 would be a fantastic addition to a TV set up, while larger systems such as ones using the stylish and capable XT range of speakers are great additions to a home theatre.

You can also check out our discussion on whether surround sound is worth it in The Lab

2 Comments

  • A.J. says:

    I would say that any Bluray movie watching, whether 2D or 3D, absolutely deserves surround sound or at least a high quality stereo setup. There are too many people with high end flat-screen TV’s and Bluray players sitting out there listening through theTV’s internal speakers.. So sad so sad.

    Enlighten them!

  • 3d LED TV says:

    Polarized 3D technology. Polarized 3D uses the principle that light has a “vibration direction” to process the original image. The image is divided into two images of vertical and horizontal polarized lights. When the viewer see through the 3D glasses which use two polarized lenses with different polarization directions, the left and right eyes could receive two sets of images which are synthesized into a three-dimensional image by the brain.

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