2020 via time machine: chips, devices, & tech

At the IEEE Technology Time Machine Symposium last week I listened to the world’s leading academics, engineers, executives, and government officials project what the world will look like in 2020. The future brings technology together for everything from enhancing the human experience to improving environmental sustainability.…

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Why the TV World Stayed 2-D and Got Smart Instead

One year ago, TV manufacturers planned a coming-out party for 3-D TV that would ignite another television upgrade cycle. Fast-forward to CES 2011 and it's as if the standard is already forgotten. And while smart TV is still in its early stages, the ultimate promise of the transforming the TV to a service platform holds much more potential long-term than 3-D.…

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No Big Surprise: 3-D TV Not Catching On

Some bad news for consumer electronics manufacturers: 3-D TV is not taking off as quickly as expected. According to DisplaySearch, 3-D TV makers have been pushing the technology hard and making new products widely available, but to little avail, as consumer uptake has been limited.…

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Internet TV More Popular Than 3-D TV

Still don't have a 3-D TV? Don't feel bad: 3-D TV sets aren't actually the big consumer electronics trend of the year, according to a new report from iSuppli. That title goes to Internet-enabled TV sets, with worldwide shipments reaching 27.7 million units this year.…

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