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LG to invest $4.7bn in new OLED factory

LG to invest $4.7bn in new OLED factory

OLED panels, for use in TV displays or to be further sliced up for use in smartphones, enjoyed spectacular sales success in 2017. LG Displays says it will invest 5…

LG, Samsung increase giant screen cooperation

South Korea’s LG is to supply large-sized display panels to arch-rival Samsung, and according to Large Display Monitor (LDM) which reported the news, says that the initial plan was for…

Samsung, Amazon debut HDR10+ content

Samsung, Amazon debut HDR10+ content

Samsung Electronics and Amazon Prime Video have confirmed that the entire Prime Video HDR library is now available in HDR10+, the new open standard that leverages dynamic metadata to produce…

DLP far from dead

There was a time when rear-projection TVs, driven by Texas Instrument’s (TI) marvelous ‘magic mirror’ micromirror systems, were a highly-desirable way of achieving large-screen success. Now that flat-panel displays dominate…

UHD panel market expected to boom

The global UHD panel market is expected to attain a high demand in the coming years due to the phenomenal pace at which technological advancements are taking shape across the…

UHD HDR iPlayer for Blue Planet II

Wildlife fans can watch Blue Planet II in the best quality ever shown on the BBC iPlayer from December 10th. The full, seven-part series will be available on iPlayer in…

Sky Q rolls out in Italy

Sky Q rolls out in Italy

Sky Italia has launched the Sky Q platform that allows customers to watch linear content, on-demand and recorded, on multiple TV sets and cable-free devices. The Sky Q Platinum digital…

DVB Oks latest UHD specs

DVB Oks latest UHD specs

At the 87th meeting of the DVB Steering Board (SB) important revisions and updates for three DVB specifications were approved. This development marks the completion of the current generation of…

FCC approves Next Gen TV plan

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved (in a 3:2 vote) voluntary use by broadcasters of the new ATSC 3.0 advanced TV transmission scheme for the USA. The FCC, in its…

Hisense buys Toshiba’s TV brand

Hisense buys Toshiba’s TV brand

China’s Hisense Electric has bought Toshiba’s TV production, its brand, R&D and operations, effective November 14th. Hisense will purchase 95 per cent stock shares of Toshiba Visual Solutions Corporation (TVS), a…