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Another day, another broadcaster launching 3D. This time it's Japan's Sky Perfect JSAT, which plans to flip the switch ahead of World Cup 3D action in June. Of course this isn't the first 3D broadcasts for the country, but it's similar to rollouts planned by DirecTV here and Sky in the UK, using si...

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January 27, 2010 at 3:54PM
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Getting discerning Japanese viewers ready for the new SKY Perfect HDTV channels, Sony is launching an h.264 satellite dish / receiver combo, the SAS-HD1SET, due October 15. At ¥45,000 ($416 U.S.) or ¥37,000 ($342 U.S.) for the DST-HD1 tuner alone, it's a pretty expensive upgrade for 15 HDT...

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The end of analog TV broadcasts scheduled for 2011 in Japan will free up plenty of space, and Sky PerfecTV announced today it plans to take advantage, and "become one of the top high-definition TV broadcasters in the world" according to its Chairman Masanori Akiyama. Things kick off with 12 HDTV cha...

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