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China to corner OLED output

China-based OLED panel producers BOE Technology Group and TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology have steadily boosted their output of high-end OLED panels. By next year they’ll control some 43 per cent of global demand for OLEDs. Analysts at Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) say that South Korea’s technology giants LG Display and Samsung currently have […]

November 28, 2022By Chris Forrester

Spain authorises experimental 4K broadcasts

Day 5 of the Malaga 4K HDR Summit heard Antonio Fernández-Paniagua, Deputy Director of Planning and Management of the Radioelectric Spectrum confirm that “experimental broadcasts in UHD have been authorised in practically all the provincial capitals”. He told delegates that under Spain’s existing regulations all TV channels, whether local, regional or national, have to upgrade […]

November 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

Omdia: “We’re in third wave of streaming”

Paul Gray, senior director of research at Omdia, speaking at the Malaga 4K HDR Summit, told delegates that the industry is in the third wave of streaming. “We have gone from audio streaming to video streaming. Now we are streaming in the cloud,” said Gray. He has also made a very strong definition of the […]

November 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Spain: RTVE to show World Cup in 4K

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE is to show the upcoming FIFA World Cup from Qatar in 4K on its digital terrestrial TV service. The news emerged from the 4K-HDR Summit in Malaga, Spain. RTVE will be offering nearly 20 matches in 4K, including all the games played by the Spanish National Team. Víctor Sánchez, director of […]

November 15, 2022By Chris Forrester

Italy: 3m receive TV via Tivùsat DTH platform

The number of Italian households receiving TV via the Tivùsat DTH platform reached 2.82 million at the beginning of November. The total number of activated smart cards amounted to 4.45 million, a figure that includes second and third homes. The management team at Tivùsat is confident that, thanks to 4K broadcasts of the World Cup […]

November 14, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Italy: RAI to air World Cup in 4K

Tonio Di Stefano, Director of Networks and Platforms at RAI and President of UHD Forum Italia, has confirmed that the RAI 4K Channel will broadcast 56 of the 64 World Cup matches in 4K in Italy. Cristiano Benzi, Global SVP/Eutelsat Professional Video, added: “The World Cup will be available in native 4K mainly on satellite […]

November 9, 2022By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Display demand to rebound in 2023

Omdia’s latest Display long-term demand forecast tracker indicates that area demand for displays in 2023 will grow by 6.2 per cent year-on-year (YoY). With softened inflation and slowing interest rate hikes, plummeting demand has bottomed out, thereby making way for a rebound to normalisation in demand by the second half of 2023. Display demand in […]

November 9, 2022

MSG sends ultra high-res camera into space

Madison Square Garden’s Sphere Studios has worked with Nanoraks and the International Space Station’s ISS National Lab to send an ultra-special camera up to the ISS. On this mission, MSG Sphere Studios sent the highest-resolution camera system ever launched to the ISS to establish critical baseline knowledge in microgravity conditions and the harsh environment of […]

November 9, 2022

Spain backs further UHD expansion

Spain’s Ministry of Economic Affairs & Digital Transformation says that experimental Ultra High-Definition (UHD) broadcasts have already been licensed in all of the country’s provincial capitals and additional important cities. Antonio Fernández-Paniagua, Deputy DG for Planning and Management of the Radioelectronic Spectrum at the ministry, is calling for more. Fernández-Paniagua will be speaking at the […]

November 3, 2022

ZTE launches new-generation TV stick

ZTE Corporation, a provider of information and communication technology solutions, has launched the new-generation UHD TV stick B866V5W11 at Network X in Amsterdam. As ZTE’s latest portable home media terminal, the TV stick is in a small size and supports plug-and-play. It offers access to a wide range of movies and TV resources, such as Netflix and Disney+, as […]

October 25, 2022