Samsung has introduced its lineup of 3-D televisions, marking the company's entry into the visually immersive technology that consumer electronics vendors hope will become the next big thing in home entertainment.

The new 3-D high-definition products from the world's largest TV maker include LED, LCD, and plasma sets. In addition, the company introduced a 3-D Blu-ray player with speakers.

Samsung and rivals Sony and Panasonic laid out their 3-D TV plans this week. TV makers are banking on 3-D to become the next big driver of hardware upgrades in home entertainment. Fueling the vendor excitement is the success Hollywood has had with 3-D in the movie theaters. Avatar, which features the latest advancements in the technology, has become the highest grossing film ever.

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