Automotive alliance partners with Google for in-car Android

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi sign global multi-year agreement with Google to equip vehicles with intelligent infotainment systems The Alliance will utilize Android, world’s most popular operating system, to offer customers a new array of services including Google Maps, Google Assistant and the Google Play Store These services will be combined with Alliance Intelligent Cloud based…

Mitsubishi developing 3D Blu-ray player


Mitsubishi is developing a Blu-ray player which can output 3D versions of your existing two-dimensional movies “on the fly”, outputting to any 120Hz-capable high definition TV.

They claim that they’ve come up with a technique which can convert each frame of a regular movie on Blu-ray disc into two separate frames, each slightly different, in order to generate the 3D effect. These two frames are sent alternately to the 120Hz set, effectively as two 60Hz feeds. How it handles 24fps films is anyone’s guess.