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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…

Analyst: 4K not reaching devices

Analyst: 4K not reaching devices

The UHD device market continues to excel with media streamers, set-top boxes, games consoles and UHD TVs all demonstrating significant growth, according to analyst firm Futuresource Consulting. The quantity of…

8K tuner production samples ready for Olympics

SiTune Corp, which specialises in semiconductor tuners for next-generation TV, says it now has production samples of its devices ready for 8K broadcasting.  The tuners will be on show at…

Movistar to launch 4K HDR STB

Telefónica’s pay-TV platform Movistar Plus will launch a new 4K HDR-equipped set-top-box by April 2018. The new device is currently being tested with functions including catch-up service Últimos 7 días…

Dolby Vision for Vestel’s OLED and UHD TVs

Dolby Laboratories and Vestel have announced that Dolby Vision will feature across the entire range of Vestel’s Ultra HD TVs, including Vestel’s new range of OLED TVs. Dolby Vision transforms…

Deutsche Telekom, Zenterio launch 4K STB

Deutsche Telekom, Zenterio launch 4K STB

Zenterio, a television and multiscreen solutions provider, has announced that TDG Germany, owned by Deutsche Telekom Group, has deployed a second set-top box (STB) powered by Zenterio OS as part…

DOCOMO 5G connected car trial

DOCOMO 5G connected car trial

A trial of 5G technologies for automobiles, conducted jointly by Japanese mobile telco NTT DOCOMO with Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Ericsson and Intel Corporation (Intel), has achieved data speeds of…

Analyst: HDR TV shipments to reach 47.9m

Analyst: HDR TV shipments to reach 47.9m

High dynamic range (HDR) is the strongest-developing feature in television sets, according to a new report from critical information, analytics and solutions source IHS Markit. In its TV Design and…

Netflix 4K on Comcast Xfinity X1

Just in time for Season 2 of Stranger Things, US cable MSO Comcast has confirmed the availability of Netflix 4K programming on its Xfinity X1 platform. Xfinity customers on 4K-capable X1 devices…

Roku debuts OTA hybrid 4K HDR player

Streaming platform and device specialist Roku has confirmed the availability of its first 4K UHD HDR capable hybrid OTA streaming player for Roku Powered partners. Telstra is the first Roku…