Swimsuit Issue by Sony and Sports Illustrated, Taken for 3D TVs

The companies proclaimed that although 3D TVs have not precisely disappeared majority, fans of Sports Illustrated yearly swimsuit version may desire to believe concerning investing in one. Sony has signed a contract with the magazine to carry the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit subject to the PlayStation Network in February.

“Just when you believe the bar could not obtain some superior for the Swimsuit franchise, we have lifted it once more with our partners at Sony,” president of the Sports Illustrated group, Mark Ford in a report. “Swimsuit in 3D has strange possible and we are delighted to bring its millions of fans an innovative viewpoint during the thrilling world of 3D video.”

2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit(photo credit: 2011calendars)

On February 15, when the magazine strikes newsstands together 3D and 2D video content will be accessible to rental fee or purchase by means of the PlayStation Network video-delivery service on PS3 consoles. It will moreover be available by means of Sony’s Qriocity streaming-video service and on 3D-enabled Bravia HDTVs and Blu-ray players.

Tim Schaaff, Sonly Network Entertainment President said that, “The mixture of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit brand with the astonishing 3D abilities of Sony’s network-enabled gadgets creates for huge customer entertainment knowledge.  We try hard to bring exclusive content to our consumer, and are pleased to present this trial product high description 3D Swimsuit video.”

Will this invigorate 3D TV sales for Sony?  The prospect of the 3D appears miserable, according to Nielsen’s State of the Media 2010. Just two percent of customers have a 3D place and just three percent “absolutely” plan to purchase one in the next 12 months, the study said.