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The 2011 Masters Golf Tournament Broadcasted Online in 3D

April 8th, 2011 · 6 Comments · General 3D News


Last year’s Masters Golf Tournament has been broadcasted in 3D online and apparently they’ve decided to do it again this year, they’ve already started on 6th this month actually, but you still have the time to catch up until the last broadcast in Sunday. The video stream is in Windows Media format and the 3Dvideo is packed in Over/Under format, so you should be able to play it on a 3D-capable desktop PC or a 3D laptop directly, or even from a normal computer to a 3D HDTV if you have one.

The 3D coverage will be available during the following windows:

Wednesday 6 April 2011: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 7 April 2011: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday 8 April 2011: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 9 April 2011: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 10 April 2011: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

And although the golf may not be the best sport that everyone likes, at least outside of the US, it is still something that you can check out of sheer curiosity just to see how the 3D works with sports broadcasts. I know I’ll be doing just that as I’m not that big fan of Golf, but I can say that I’ve played some and that I’m not very bad at it actually, so with some more time and training… who knows.

Here is the URL you need to open in the 3D Vision Video Player, the Stereoscopic Player or any other compatible with the MMS streaming protocol player in order to get the streaming 3D video content from the 2011 Masters Golf Tournament:

mms://a1980.l858434369.c8584.g.lm.akamaistream.net/D/1980/8584/v0001/reflector:34369

And you are of course welcome to share your feedback in the comments below, is it working for you, how well does it work, do you like what you see, what do you think about sports in 3D in general and golf in 3D more specifically and so on…

- For more information on the 3D Online streaming feed of the Masters Golf Tournament…


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6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Steve // Apr 8, 2011 at 12:27

    cool might try catch some of it! What timezone are those times in?

  • 2 Tom // Apr 8, 2011 at 13:23

    The timezone seems to be EDT.

  • 3 StarKnight // Apr 8, 2011 at 13:27

    Will it be available for all countries or only for US people ?

  • 4 Bloody // Apr 8, 2011 at 13:52

    Yes, the timezone is EDT, so depending on where you live you may need to do some adjustment to fit in the live broadcast windows…

  • 5 StarKnight // Apr 9, 2011 at 00:24

    I’m watching it now and the quality is fine. It is not HD but compression is good and the 3D effect is also nice.

  • 6 tonytech // Apr 10, 2011 at 12:37

    There is a delay between left and right eyes.

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