Monthly Archive: March 2016

3D continues strong in theater viewing

Films like “Batman v Superman” show that the 3D format still has a lot of life left Source: Don’t Leave 3D for Dead: Why the Movie Model Remains a Global Force (Guest Blog) While the 3D consumer-space market has diminished greatly, 8 of the top 10 films last year were in 3D and 3D ticket sales made up a huge part of the revenue of films released in 2D and 3D.

Samsung said to not include 3D on 2016 TV models

Samsung continues to sell prior years models that include 3D but their newest TVs, introduced for 2016, are said to not include 3D: According to data from the NPD Group, 3D TVs have accounted for a diminishing share of US flat-panel TV sales every year since 2012, and the same goes for 3D-compatible Blu-ray players compared with 2D-only models. 3D TVs fell from 23 percent to 16 percent in that period,...

Is YouTube losing hobby video producers?

Back in 2012, views of my hobby videos on YouTube collapsed. Views that had low thousands or occasionally tens of thousands of views were no longer being watched. I hypothesized then that this was due to a flood of new content on YouTube, diluting the views, some sudden change in viewer habits or that YouTube had changed something. Mostly this is due to YouTube changes. Starting in 2012, YouTube changed its...