Testing 1, 2, 3DTV

SES WORLD SKIES is testing a broad range of 3DTV programming – from sports and live events to movies and theatrical productions. The content is delivered to the advanced test lab at the company’s U.S. headquarters in Princeton over an advanced uplink facility in nearby Vernon Valley, New Jersey.

“Content producers have the opportunity to review their own programming over a broad range of network configurations on the end-to-end transmission system,” explained Alan Young, SES WORLD SKIES CTO.

3DTV evaluators have rated reels of content — the good, the bad, and the ugly. “Bad two-dimensional television is just bad, while bad 3DTV is relatively painful to watch,” noted Young. “We’re drilling deeper and broader into everything from production techniques and the effect compression can have on content to the inconsistencies in 3DTV displays.”


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