|Samsung Launches 3D VOD in Japan - Coming Soon to US|
|Home Theater News LCD HDTV News|
|Written by Dick Ward|
|Wednesday, 16 March 2011|
The company has launched a new service in Japan that allows Samsung television owners to access 3D content on demand. The 3D VODS kick off with a few movie trailers, a few features and even a concert. Educational content, including a television show that teaches Japanese children how to speak English, is also featured.
The press release, when translated from Korean to English, says that in the first half of the year, the service will also be launching in the US and Europe. 3D VODs will go worldwide eventually, but no specific date was given for the global launch.This new service will be available only to owners of Samsung's internet connected TV sets. There's no indication that 3D Blu-ray player owners will have access.