Samsung Launches 3D VOD Service In Japan

Posted Thu Mar 17, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

US and European launches are expected this summer.

The 3D wars are heating up, with Samsung rolling out a new service that allows you to order 3D video content directly through your TV.

The new 3D VOD service is live now in Japan, and offers access to titles like 'How to Train Your Dragon,' 'Megamind' and even a Japanese concert series - all in 3D. Samsung doesn't say whether these are coming to you in HD or not, but it seems safe to assume that high-definition is a part of it.

Along with the more standard 3D faire, Japanese 3D fans have access to educational content that includes a program teaching children to speak English.

The service should be hitting the US in the first half of the year (assuming that Google Translate didn't goof up the wording too badly) and roll out to the rest of the world not too long after.

Source: Engadget

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