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IHS: 4K display shipments top 60% in key markets

IHS: 4K display shipments top 60% in key markets

Consumers are buying into 4K displays in record numbers. In some important markets, shipments of UHD displays are more than 60 per cent, and growing. Paul Gray, Research & Analysis…

Samsung to invest $11bn in ‘next-gen’ TV screens

Samsung’s TV display division is reportedly going to invest $11 billion (€9.9bn) over the next 6 years in ‘next generation’ large TV screens. According to reports from South Korea, Samsung,…

Spain: UHD TVs popular, but lack of content

Spain: UHD TVs popular, but lack of content

Spaniards are increasingly buying Ultra-HD TV sets, but TV channels are conspicuous by their absence. According to SES Astra, around 45 per cent of all TV sets sold in Spain…

Grass Valley sells record number of 4K cameras

Grass Valley is claiming a record in having sold its largest single worldwide sale of 4K cameras to date. The company says it has sold 151 4K cameras (its LDX…

China to start making 8K displays

China is to start supplying 8K TV displays by the end of this year. Hisense has confirmed that it will launch 8K set in Europe next year, and TCL will…

Xfinity Flex free for online–only customers

Xfinity Flex free for online–only customers

Xfinity Flex, the OTT service from US cableco Comcast, is now included with an Xfinity Internet-only subscription, providing millions of new and existing customers with the ability to easily access…

8K Ultra HD display definition, logo

US trade body the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and its member companies have launched the official industry display definition and logo for 8K Ultra High-Definition (UHD) televisions – for use…

BT scores 4K/8K sports success

BT scores 4K/8K sports success

UK multiplay telco BT took the opportunity of its IBC presence to demonstrate one of the world’s first live 8K sports broadcasts – an hour long broadcast into its outdoor…

Irdeto secures Airtel Xstream 4K STB

Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telco, has selected Irdeto to securely deliver content on its new Airtel Xstream 4K Hybrid Box, powered by Android. The new STB, based on Android 9.0,…

EBU, Eurofins partner on UHDTV standards, logo

EBU, Eurofins partner on UHDTV standards, logo

The EBU has partnered with end-to-end quality assurance (QA) and testing services specialist Eurofins Digital Testing to ensure that future high-quality broadcast content can be properly displayed and enjoyed on…

SK Telecom, Samsung 8K TV over 5G

South Korean telco SK Telecom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Samsung Electronics jointly to develop and commercialise the world’s first 5G-8K TV. The 5G-8K TV will revolutionise…

LG 8K OLED & NanoCell TVs global rollout

LG 8K OLED & NanoCell TVs global rollout

LG Electronics begins rolling out the world’s first 8K OLED TV (model 88Z9) and its LG 8K NanoCell TV (model 75SM99) this month in global markets starting in Australia, Germany,…

Sharp to unveil 120” 8K screen at IFA

Sharp to unveil 120” 8K screen at IFA

Sharp will use this coming weekend’s IFA show in Berlin to showcase the world’s largest-ever LCD unit, a 120” screen. The display is part of Sharp’s 8K+5G ecosystem. IFA2019 visitors…

LG begins mass production of OLED panels

LG Display has started mass manufacture of OLED panels at its Guangzhou facility in China. LG Display says it has invested $4.2 billion in the factory and will start producing…

Survey: Video streaming ‘killer app’ for US 5G

Survey: Video streaming ‘killer app’ for US 5G

The 5G era is set to drive the next wave of growth in video streaming, with 78 per cent of US consumers indicating they will expand this activity as they…

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