The Toshiba REGZA G1 3D TV will not need to be viewed with a pair of 3D eyewear. The 12-inch ($1,443 USD) and 20-inch ($2,885 USD) model will only be on sale in Japan by the end of 2010. No news when this tv will appear outside of Japan.
The 3D effect is available within a 40-degree area in front of the set and viewers must also sit two feet from the 12-inch LCD and three feet from the 20-inch LCD to view 3D content.
Toshiba is working on a glasses-free 3D TVset. This will give users the freedom to watch without wearing those glasses. Toshiba is planing to release 3 models by end of this year.
How are they doing this? Toshiba has created a new system that emits a number of rays of light with various angles from the screen so that viewers can see stereoscopic images without glasses
This gimmicky dual screen notebook PC from Toshiba is apparently the world first and it looks like a large Nintendo DS.
The Libretto W100 notebook runs Microsoft Windows 7 and features 1.2GHz Intel Pentium U5400 CPU with up to 2GB memory, 320GB spinning hard drive or a 62GB solid state drive, a USB port, bluetooth 2.1, a microSD card reader, a 1-megapixel webcam and Wi-Fi. Each screen has a 1,024 x 600 resolution.
Will you buy one? The notebook will priced from $1099 to $1300.
Toshiba has failed in selling HD-DVD player and now must join the dark side by offering Blu-ray players by end of this year. Japan’s Yomiuri media newspaper was reporting last week that Toshiba is now preparing the BD 18 player for a 2009 release.
Toshiba has previously failed to back HD-DVD format along with Microsoft almost a year ago. and Sony, Panasonic, and a consortium of consumer electronics companies promoted Blu-ray Disc.
Toshiba will release the new 160Gb drive, MK1617GSC and 80Gb drive, MK8017GSG, in August. These drives are 1.8-inch with rotation speed of 5400 rpm. Yes it is small, but not tiny enough for you iPhone or MacBook Air.