3D TV Round-Up

--CableLabs to Offer 3D TV Testing
--Comcast On Demand Offering 3D Horror Movie
--Discovery, ESPN to Launch 3D TV Channels
--JVC Launches 2D-to-3D Converter
--MPEG Industry Forum Launches 3D TV Working Group
--Samsung in 3D TV Partnership with RealD
--Sigma Designs to Demo New 3D Technologies at CES
--Vizio Launches New Line of 3D TV's
As was widely anticipated, 3D TV has emerged as one of the major themes of this year's Consumer Electronics Show--and a number of pieces of 3D TV news came across [itvt]'s desk, Tuesday. Here is a brief round-up: CableLabs has announced that it is providing testing capabilities for 3D TV implementation scenarios over cable. According to the organization, these capabilities "cover a full range of technologies including various frame-compatible, spatial multiplexing solutions for transmission." The...

Veteran Horror-Film Maker, Roger Corman, Produces Free-to-View Interactive Web Series for Netflix

--"Splatter," Directed by Joe Dante and Starring Corey Feldman, Will Let Viewers Vote on Characters' Fate
Movie rental company, Netflix , announced last week that it is teaming with horror-film maker, Roger Corman ("Little Shop of Horrors," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Masque of the Red Death"), on a three-part Web series, entitled " Splatter ," that will debut on its platform on October 29th, just before Halloween (note: the second episode will be available November 6th and the third on Friday, November 13th). The series, which will be viewable...

France's Little Worlds Studio Launches Interactive Slasher Series for the iPhone/iPod touch

--Barking Angel, Worth to Launch "Po5t," an Interactive Thriller for Teens, Next Month
French game developer, Little Worlds Studio , has developed " Scream in the Dark ," an interactive slasher show for the iPhone/iPod touch. The show, which is slated for availability in the App Store in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian versions on August 21st, requires viewers to "escape the clutches of a mysterious serial killer by making the right choices at the right time," Little Worlds Studio says, and is billed by the company...