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Mark Fleischmann Posted: May 06, 2008 0 comments
Journalists are regularly treated to demos of new technologies that never make it into products. One great idea just rescued from limbo is Dolby Volume, which will soon find its way into Toshiba's world-beating line of LCD HDTVs.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Aug 10, 2009 0 comments
This will be the year when Toshiba introduces its first Blu-ray products.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Oct 05, 2010 0 comments
Toshiba's glasses-free 3DTVs will make their Japanese debut at the end of December. Availability for the U.S. and other markets remains unknown at presstime.
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Posted: May 18, 2003 0 comments

If <A HREF="http://www.toshiba.com">Toshiba</A>'s D-R1 is any indication, consumers are in for a lot of fun with the coming generation of DVD recorders.

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Posted: Nov 18, 2001 0 comments

Comdex 2001 witnessed the unveiling of Toshiba's new MT5 video projector, a lightweight (less than five pounds) device with big potential.

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Scott Wilkinson Posted: Jun 10, 2009 0 comments

When Toshiba unveiled its flagship SV670 series of LED-backlit LCD TVs with local dimming at CES last January, all who saw it eagerly awaited its availability. Six months later, that wait is nearly over—the company announced at the CEA Line Shows today that it will ship this month with two sizes: 46 and 55 inches ($2300 and $3000, respectively).

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SV Staff Posted: Oct 01, 2010 0 comments
The development of organic LED displays in home entertainment faced a huge setback, as Toshiba announced that it won't pursue OLED production anymore. Toshiba, together with Panasonic, spent over $190 million to set up an OLED manufacturing...
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HT Staff Posted: May 31, 2004 0 comments
Toshiba has announced a new lineup of ten big screen rear-projection televisions built around Texas Instrument's HD2+ digital light processing (DLP) chip.
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Jul 05, 2007 0 comments
If you own a Toshiba rear-projection TV, it's now a family heirloom--or a candidate for the junkyard. The company has stopped making RPTVs and will concentrate exclusively on sexy flat LCDs.
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 07, 2009 0 comments
It's been a long time coming, but Toshiba has finally joined the ranks of electronics manufacturers making Blu-ray Disc players. After the years-long HD-DVD/Blu-ray fight, the company has embraced the prevailing high-def format with the BDX2000. It...
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Posted: Jul 08, 2007 0 comments

Expanding its already formidable lead in next-gen interactivity, Toshiba within the last month or so has released firmware updates for its HD DVD players that enable web-based interactivity features that are now starting to appear on HD DVDs. The first two titles on the market with web-enabled features are Warner's <I>Blood Diamond</I> and Bandai Visual's <I>Freedom</I> volume 1. Warner's intimate character drama <I>300</I>, set for release later this month, will also feature web-based interactivity.

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: May 21, 2006 Published: May 22, 2006 0 comments

Toshiba hosted its annual dealer and press line show this year at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa near Fort Myers, Florida.

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Thomas J. Norton Posted: May 22, 2005 0 comments

Albuquerque, New Mexico, sounds like a strange place for a video manufacturer to hold its annual new-product launch, but Toshiba knew what they were doing. The Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa, about 10 miles north of the city, was a great spot not only for taking in the sun, but for checking out what Toshiba R&D has been up to for the past year. While the east coast press contingent seemed a little overwhelmed by the mountain and desert vistas, 90-degree May temperatures, cloudless blue skies, and 5000-foot thin air, it was all old hat for me, having lived 50 miles further north, in Santa Fe, from 1990 to 2000.

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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Oct 30, 2007 0 comments
It's official. HD DVD players have fallen below the $200 barrier. And we're not talking about that no-name Venturer. The breakthrough model is the Toshiba HD-A2. And the breakthrough retailer is Circuit City. The exact price is $197.99 with free shipping. And no, it's not a refurb.
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SV Staff Posted: Sep 03, 2010 0 comments
Toshiba took some time accepting that Blu-ray won the high-def format war, and it has waited even longer to go into 3D playback. The company finally announced its first 3D-capable Blu-ray player, the BDX3100KB, which has an HDMI 1.4a port for...

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