When I visit other people’s homes, one of the things that often amazes me is how badly their TV is set up. To be fair, it’s often not their fault – they simply use the settings it arrived with, selecting ‘Home’ rather than ‘Shop’ if they’re prompted, and perhaps tweaking the brightness, and nothing more.… Read More Grab your testcard while you can
Regular readers will recall that at the start of the month, I wrote about the broadcast of Streetdance 3D on the BBC HD channel, and speculated about the method that was being used to provide support for 2D viewers. In a blog post today, Ant Miller at BBC R&D reveals how it was done.
If you thought that the final of Strictly Come Dancing in 3D was all you were going to get from the BBC over the holidays, you might have missed an unexpected treat on New Year’s Day, in the form of Streetdance 3D, on the BBC HD channel. I watched this mostly because it features dance… Read More More 3D on BBC HD – Streetdance
The Mens’ and Ladies’ Finals of this year’s Wimbledon Championships will be the UK’s first free to air 3D television broadcasts. The BBC has announced that live 3D coverage of the finals will be provided on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July, on all the digital TV platforms that carry the BBC HD services. The… Read More Wimbledon goes 3D
The BBC has confirmed that BBC One HD will launch at 7pm on Wednesday 3rd November, across all the digital TV services where the current BBC HD channel is available. You’ll find the new channel – which will be a simultaneous broadcast of the main BBC One – at Freeview channel 50, Freesat 108, Sky… Read More BBC One HD launches 3rd November, BBC HD changes channel no