180w ago - For those who didn't make it to this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has shared a PlayStation 3 video today which includes a 3D Q&A session.
To quote: 3D is undoubtedly the biggest buzzword at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. We know it's coming to the PS3, but how exactly is that going to work for current PS3 owners?
I asked that question of SCEA Director of Hardware Marketing John Koller, and the answers are in the video below.
180w ago - SCEE's Social Media Manager Jem Alexander has confirmed today on the European PlayStation Blog, as part of Sony's CES announcement, that 3D games and movies are coming to the PS3 in 2010.
To quote: Among all the technology announcements you would come to expect from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (such as new 3D Bravia TVs coming this Summer), Kaz Hirai announced that the PS3 will be fully 3D compatible this year.
There will be two firmware updates at some point in 2010 -- the first will add 3D Stereoscopic Gaming functionality to the PS3 and the second will add 3D Stereoscopic Movie functionality. We'll be announcing more details regarding 3D Gaming as we get further into 2010 and, as usual, you'll see a lot of this here on the PlayStation.Blog.
Kaz also revealed that 2009 housed the most successful holiday season in the history of the PlayStation 3, with over 3.8 million units selling worldwide over the last 5 weeks of the year. European movie fans will also be glad to hear that the Video Download Service will be expanded to more territories throughout the year, too.
Finally, the PlayStation Network has been adopted as the central online service for many Sony products, which means you will eventually be using the...
180w ago - This year Sony is streaming their CES International 2010 press conference live on the Internet at 4:15 p.m. PST Wednesday, January 6th (today).
For those unaware, the International CES is the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow. It features 2,700 exhibitors, including companies who manufacture products or provide services for the audio, digital imaging, home theater, wireless, content, and gaming markets.
The press conference will be streamed live by CNET as well as on UStream.TV.
To quote: "Sony is set to debut many new products during the show, and with these live feeds you will be right there with us enjoying the debut of these new items.
Expect to see Sony all stars Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Sir Howard Stringer, and Stan Glasgow, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sony Electronics USA amongst others enthusiastically show off their product line for 2010."