3D coming to Blu-ray with Hannah Montana

3D coming to Blu-ray with Hannah Montana

Hannah Montana posterA first of its kind, 3D video is coming to home television sets with the help of next-generation Blu-ray Disc technology. Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour, to be released by Disney (Buena Vista Home Entertainment)on August 19, will feature both 2D and 3D viewing options in 1080p. The audio is also getting the royal treatment with uncompressed PCM audio in 7.1.

It is unclear if this works on all TV sets yet. Mitsubishi is developing a player to convert 2D images to 3D, and they’ve also been working on including 3D support in their upcoming Laser TVs. I haven’t heard if the 3D Blu-ray would play on a CRT, or RPTV though. You do have to wear glasses, however.

The movie will retail at $35.98, but I imagine you can pick it up (for your pre-teen daughter of course) on Amazon for less.

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Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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