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The tech of F1 2013

The tech of F1 2013

By 8 February 2013

This year Formula One is going to be different. Hamilton isn't racing for McLaren, Red Bull's car is two-tone purple and maybe, just maybe, Vettel won't win it. On 17 March, the engines of F1 will be fired up in Melbourne and off we go again. As always,... >>

Sky: F1 to be broadcast in 3D for first time at Circuit de Catalunya

Sky: F1 to be broadcast in 3D for first time at Circuit de Catalunya

By 6 February 2013

Almost a year after telling Pocket-lint that it hoped to broadcast some Formula One live coverage in 3D, Sky has announced that the third test from Circuit de Catalunya will be the first to get the three-dimensional treatment. Simultaneously broadcast... >>

Sky makes 3D channel free to HD subscribers for another week

Sky makes 3D channel free to HD subscribers for another week

By 15 August 2012

Sky HD subscribers can have access to the Sky 3D channel for a further week with no additional subscription charge. The broadcasting giant had already opened up its 3D channel during the London 2012 Olympics, but the additional week will see highlights... >>

3D viewing up, but still small when it comes to the bigger picture

3D viewing up, but still small when it comes to the bigger picture

By 31 July 2012

Some 113,000 people watched the London 2013 opening ceremony in 3D, figures confirm, sending mixed messages on whether the format is finally starting to be adopted, or  if it still has a long way to go before it proves itself in UK homes. The audience... >>

Kingdom of Plants 3D with David Attenborough: The secrets behind the series

Kingdom of Plants 3D with David Attenborough: The secrets behind the series

By 23 May 2012

With the first episode from Sir David Attenborough’s Kingdom of Plants 3D series airing on Sky 3D this weekend, Pocket-lint got to meet the living legend in person, and to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the programme was recorded in 3D. As Sir... >>

Sir David Attenborough: 3D is better suited to plants than animals

Sir David Attenborough: 3D is better suited to plants than animals

By 21 May 2012

Meeting television royalty such as Sir David Attenborough can do funny things to a person. Profuse sweating. Trembling hands. Stuttering words. Obviously, being the seasoned hacks that we are, we didn’t suffer anything other than a mere feeling of admiration.... >>

Sky and Sir David Attenborough bringing 3D to the plant world with new TV series

Sky and Sir David Attenborough bringing 3D to the plant world with new TV series

By 21 May 2012

National treasure and wildlife expert Sir David Attenborough explores the hidden lives of the plant world in a new, three-part series Kingdom of Plants 3D with David Attenborough, from Sky 3D. The series - which begins at 6pm on Saturday, 26 May - was... >>

Sky 3D audience growing, new channel hinted

Sky 3D audience growing, new channel hinted

By 25 April 2012

Sky is looking at the possibility of splitting its Sky 3D channel in two, creating a dedicated Sky Sports 3D channel in the process. Both Simon Rexworthy, controller of acquisitions at Sky Movies, and Ian Lewis, director of Sky Movies, separately confirmed... >>

Sky gives the Test Card a 21st century 3D makeover

Sky gives the Test Card a 21st century 3D makeover

By 1 December 2011

The humble Test Card has been given a makeover for the new millennium, courtesy of Sky 3D and Zoe Ball. The new 3D Test Card will run on the Sky 3D channel when there's no extra dimensional programming on show and features the former Live and Kicking... >>

Lion King 3D hits Sky 3D next week

Lion King 3D hits Sky 3D next week

By 22 November 2011

Just weeks after it hit the cinema (in fact, it's still in some), Sky has announced that it has scored the rights to broadcast The Lion King 3D on its third-dimensional channel from 27 November. Originally released back in 1994, the Disney classic was... >>


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