Vid-Biz: 3-D TV, CE, CableLabs

Motorola Looks to Unify 3-D TV Experience; company talks up set-top boxes that could convert 3-D TV video into any 3-D format. (Multichannel News)

CE Manufacturer Earnings; Sony got roughed up with a net loss of 26.3 billion yen ($289 million) as opposed to a 20.8 billion yen ($228 million) profit for the same quarter last year. (Variety) Samsung, on the other hand, posted its best quarterly net profit ever, with 3.72 trillion won ($3.14 billion). (The New York Times)

CableLabs Wants Standards for TV Everywhere; R&D consortium issues request for information to define elements for a common technical approach to authentication plans. (Multichannel News)

comScore Laying Off 8 Percent of Workforce; measurement firm shifting resources to support Media Metrix 360. (paidContent)

Animoto Partners with; users can incorporate more than 100 images into their videos including photos of Marilyn Monroe and and the first lunar landing. (emailed release)