Sony’s 3-D and Internet-connected Devices For 2011

We’re receiving a lot of great tech news at the moment out of CES 2011 and have already given you details of a Sony iPhone dock and also a Sony prototype for a head mounted 3D unit. Now we’d like to take a look at Sony’s plans in 2011 for 3D and internet-connected devices.

Sony is going all out on making an impression on this market with a range of new products. One of the new 3D prototypes mentioned we’ve already linked to above and yesterday at CES Sony also announced they will be releasing compact 3-D camcorders plus a 3D digital camera and also a Vaio laptop PC which will be 3D capable, according to an article by Daisuke Wakabayashi over on The Wall Street Journal.

Other products to be focused on are inter-connected devices, especially Internet TV’s which it has already made a name for itself for. Howard Stringer, Sony Chief Executive, said, “TVs are no longer passive devices, but gateways to an enormous dynamic world of content delivered whenever and wherever the consumers want it.” A partnership has been established with Time Warner Cable Inc. whereby Sony web-connected TV’s will be able to receive content over the Internet.

Other products announced include a 3D Blu-ray player featuring a 10-inch glasses-free screen and more prototypes of 3D TV’s with 56-inch, 46-inch and 24.5-inch glasses-free displays. Chris Gallagher over on Reuters has also been taking a look at Sony product plans and notes that Stringer said that by March there will be homes in the U.S. with more than 50 million TV ‘s that are internet-abled.

What are your thoughts on Sony’s future plans for 3D and internet-connected devices? What would you like to see? We’d welcome your thoughts so please do send us your comments.