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5G network slicing 4K UHD live broadcast

The 12th Migu Music Awards held recently in Shanghai saw the implementation of what is being claimed by participants Migu, China Mobile, and Huawei as the first application of 5G…

Analyst: UHD now in 200m homes

Analyst: UHD now in 200m homes

The number of homes worldwide using an Ultra HD TV has now passed the 200 million mark, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics’ Connected Home Devices service. The…

IHS: Q3 surge for larger screen TVs

IHS: Q3 surge for larger screen TVs

Although overall TV shipments in the third quarter of 2018 were flat compared to the previous year, the average TV unit-shipment screen size increased more than any previous quarter in…

UHD snooker on Eurosport

UHD snooker on Eurosport

Eurosport says its coverage of snooker’s Home Nations series will reach new heights December 10th to 16th when the BetVictor Scottish Open is televised in Ultra High Definition for the…

Japan starts 8K and full time 4K transmissions

Japan starts 8K and full time 4K transmissions

At a ceremony in Tokyo on Saturday, December 1st, Communications Minister Masatoshi Ishida said he hopes Japan will play a leading global role in 4K and 8K broadcasting. NHK, Japan’s…

Report: 4K TVs to surpass 100m shipments this year

Report: 4K TVs to surpass 100m shipments this year

As 2018 draws to a close, consumer interest in 4K continues to climb, receiving a further push due to average retail prices reaching parity with HD TV sets, according to…

IHS: 8K TV sales below expectations

IHS Markit says that sales of 8K sets are below their already modest expectations. At best only 18,000 8K sets will be sold globally this year according to IHS forecasts…

Forecast: Supersize TVs and 8K essential for industry growth

The TV flat-panel manufacturing sector is building a large number of screen fabrication plants in order to supply TV manufacturers with 65” and 75” units. Sweta Dash, president of market…

Technicolor powers Insight TV HDR

Technicolor powers Insight TV HDR

UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content Insight TV has confirmed that it is using Advanced HDR by media and entertainment technologist Technicolor. This solution is composed of…

LG ‘rollable’ screens in 2019?

LG ‘rollable’ screens in 2019?

LG Displays have been making flexible ‘rollable’ OLED displays – as prototypes – for a couple of years. Indeed, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK used four 42” roll-up displays, stitched together,…

“No profit” for LG’s display division

LG makes the best panels for OLED manufacturers, and there is no doubt that their ‘best of breed’ quality is appealing for their own branded displays as well as those…

OLED displays can suffer screen logo ‘burn in’

OLED displays can suffer screen logo ‘burn in’

OLED-based TV displays are generally acknowledged to enjoy a ‘best of breed’ reputation amongst viewers and the industry. However, a recent suite of tests show an alarming set of results…

IHS: 2m 8K TV shipments by 2020

IHS: 2m 8K TV shipments by 2020

After declining unit-shipment volumes in 2017, global TV shipments are forecast to grow 3.6 per cent year over year in 2018, with additional 1.4 per cent growth in 2019, according…

IHS: Young males most likely to seek UHD content

According to Fateha Begum, associate director, connected devices, IHS Markit, adults under the age of 35, and particularly males, are most interested in UHD content when choosing a video service.…

Analyst: 4K poised to take over the living room

Analyst: 4K poised to take over the living room

Nearly 50 per cent of all TVs shipped worldwide will, by year-end, be 4K, according to a market tracking report from Futuresource Consulting. The report, which includes TVs, broadcast coverage,…