3D Video On Demand content are now available in Dish Network. This is a great news for the subscribers. Subscribers can enjoy watching movies and events in superb 3D. The 3D in Dish Network, first started with the movie named “Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” that was aired on November 30th, 2010. This is a great movie that subscribers could access for small price. But how subscribers should access to this 3d on demand. This article contains information on the ways and requirements to access 3D movies in Dish Network.
Requirements to Watch 3D content in Dish Network: In order to access 3Dimension effect in Dish Network, subscribers should fulfill certain set of requirements. They are given below.
To place an order for Video On Demand, subscribers should first have their compatible receivers connected to either the phone connection or the home broadband service. To access 3D video On Demand content, subscribers should have ViP922 Slingloaded HD DVR. Only ViP922 Slingloaded DVR receiver of Dish Network can thoroughly support 3D video content. Subscribers can place an order for Video On Demand only by using remote control of Dish Network.
Subscribers should next have 3D capable HD TV. Not all HDTVs can support 3D video format. A 3D television is basically an enhanced high-definition television that supports 3D video streaming. Subscribers should have the one, recommended by Dish Network.
Subscribers may also need to have a pair of 3D glasses. This requirement may vary among different 3D HDTVs. In case of 3D applicable HDTVs, subscribers require to wear 3D glasses.
Subscribers require HDMI cables to connect the ViP922 Slingloaded HD DVR receiver and the 3D HDTV.
Ways to order 3D content: Subscribers can order Video On Demand content on channel 1 and 501 or Dish Cinema. Subscribers can check the 3D content available for Video On Demand on channel 1 and 501 of Dish Network. These channels contain Video On Demand program listings. Subscribers can select and place an order for their desired 3D content. The Video On Demand content are available for 24 or 48 hours only, after placing the order. Subscribers can also place an order for 3D Video On Demand via Dish Cinema. They will be able to access a separate list under the heading called “3D On Demand”. Going into this “3D On Demand” movie list, subscribers can select and place an order for their favorite movie.
When subscribers order a 3D movie or event, the ViP922 Slingloaded receiver will check and ensure that subscribers’ TV is 3D compatible. If it is not compatible, subscribers will find an error popup message explaining the issue.
While watching a 3D Video On Demand content, subscribers can use many advanced DVR features such as pause, rewind, and skip to better the viewing experience. They can also prevent others from accessing the Video On Demand content with the help of System Lock. Once the lock is set, subscribers have to enter a password while renting the movies in order to release the lock. This way subscribers can utilize a number of other features also. But the the Picture In Picture feature cannot be used while watching 3D Video On demand in Dish Network. Subscribers can watch the 3D on demand content for a reasonable price. The rentals of the movies are added with subscriber’s Dish Network bill.
The Video On Demand service of Dish Network allow subscribers to order or rent movies, TV shows, events and others at their convenient time. Now this Video On Demand is available in 3D format. This service really enables subscribers to watch their favorite VOD content in superb 3 Dimensional broadcasts.