Advanced Television


Brazil to roll out new digital TV standard in 2025

Brazil is launching a new TV standard called TV 3.0 in 2025. This technology, according to the government, will revolutionise the way people watch TV by integrating it with the internet. Viewers will use apps to navigate channels, replacing the traditional number system on remote controls. This will allow channels to offer additional on-demand content, […]

April 4, 2024From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Samsung Display gives €3.8bn to parent company

Samsung Display has paid out its first-ever dividend since it was spun-off as a separate company in 2012. According to reports, Samsung’s stand-alone display business will pay a dividend to Samsung Electronics of 5.6 Trillion Won (€3.8 billion). During a shareholders’ meeting, Samsung Display voted to distribute 25,400 won per share in dividends, totalling 6.65 […]

March 27, 2024By Chris Forrester

LG launches StanbyME Speaker

LG Electronics has announced the global launch of the LG StanbyME Speaker (model XT7S), the company’s latest portable speaker which works in harmony with an LG StanbyME lifestyle screen or as a standalone speaker that can be taken anywhere. LG says its StanbyME Speaker is for design-conscious individuals who relish streaming content and music at […]

March 8, 2024

Enensys takes part in UHD DTT roll-out in France

Enensys Technologies, a provider of media delivery solutions, has announced its participation in the modernisation of DTT in France, with the adoption of its OneBeam solution for France Télévisions’ Ultra HD broadcasting project on French territory. The UHD broadcasts of France 2 and France 3 channels offer a high-quality visual and audio experience to millions […]

February 9, 2024

LG Display reports Q4 profit

LG Display has reported its Q4 numbers bouncing back into positive territory with its first operating profit in seven quarters, helped by rising shipments of panels for TVs and smartphones. LG Display, a major manufacturer of display panels, reported an operating profit of 131.7 billion won (€90.2 million) for Q4 2023, compared with an operating […]

January 25, 2024By Chris Forrester

Spain’s UHD future “already proved”

Spain’s UHD Association held a briefing at the headquarters of the Spanish Confederation of Business Organisations (CEOE) in Madrid, on the pioneering test of UHD-HDR broadcasting and next-generation audio (NGA), using 5G technology at different points of the chain, carried out in October 2023. The Association says that the event was “a milestone that opens […]

January 25, 2024By Chris Forrester

Jan 23 launch for France 2 UHD

Ahead of the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, PSB group France Télévisions has announced the January 23rd launch of first 4K full-time channel, France 2 UHD. It will be followed on July 10th by France 3 UHD, a part-time channel dedicated to special events. The two UHD signals, which are set to present […]

January 23, 2024From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Report: Advanced TV sales to recover in 2024

According to data from DSCC (Display Supply Chain Consultants) there will be a meaningful recovery in the sale of some advanced, high-end and smart TVs as this year unfolds. Advanced TV shipments declined in both units and revenue in 2023, but both units and revenue are forecasted to resume growth in 2024, according to the […]

January 10, 2024By Chris Forrester

Transparent TVs showcased at CES

Both LG and Samsung have showcased their latest ‘See Thru’ transparent displays at CES. LG’s Signature-brand OLED T models comprise a transparent screen with a rollable opaque film behind that LG describes as a “contrast screen” which creates the viewable and conventional OLED images. The appeal of the transparent screen is that with the contrast […]

January 10, 2024By Chris Forrester

Roku unveils Pro Series TVs

Roku has announced the new Roku Pro Series TVs, further expanding the lineup of its Roku-branded televisions. Building on the success of Roku Select and Plus Series TVs, Roku says the Roku Pro Series “delivers a powerful yet simple streaming experience with a brilliant picture, immersive audio, and elegant design that elevates customers’ entertainment”. The […]

January 4, 2024