Advanced Television


China to corner OLED output

China-based OLED panel producers BOE Technology Group and TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology have steadily boosted their output of high-end OLED panels. By next year they’ll control some 43 per cent of global demand for OLEDs. Analysts at Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) say that South Korea’s technology giants LG Display and Samsung currently have […]

November 28, 2022By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Display demand to rebound in 2023

Omdia’s latest Display long-term demand forecast tracker indicates that area demand for displays in 2023 will grow by 6.2 per cent year-on-year (YoY). With softened inflation and slowing interest rate hikes, plummeting demand has bottomed out, thereby making way for a rebound to normalisation in demand by the second half of 2023. Display demand in […]

November 9, 2022

MSG sends ultra high-res camera into space

Madison Square Garden’s Sphere Studios has worked with Nanoraks and the International Space Station’s ISS National Lab to send an ultra-special camera up to the ISS. On this mission, MSG Sphere Studios sent the highest-resolution camera system ever launched to the ISS to establish critical baseline knowledge in microgravity conditions and the harsh environment of […]

November 9, 2022

ZTE launches new-generation TV stick

ZTE Corporation, a provider of information and communication technology solutions, has launched the new-generation UHD TV stick B866V5W11 at Network X in Amsterdam. As ZTE’s latest portable home media terminal, the TV stick is in a small size and supports plug-and-play. It offers access to a wide range of movies and TV resources, such as Netflix and Disney+, as […]

October 25, 2022

Next-gen Apple TV 4K unveiled

Apple has revealed the next generation of Apple TV 4K, suggesting it is more powerful and entertaining than ever, offering impressive cinematic quality. Driven by the A15 Bionic chip that delivers faster performance and more fluid gameplay, the new Apple TV 4K features entertainment options for everyone to enjoy on the biggest screen in the […]

October 19, 2022

Report: UHD market remains buoyant

Researchers at Technavio suggest that the market for UHD displays will increase by some $313 billion (€321m) and at a CAGR of 22.35 per cent during the period 2022-2026. The report suggests that the APAC region will contribute 50 per cent of that growth. This global growth for UHD displays will expand 21.9 per cent […]

October 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

90+ new HD channels for TalkTalk 4K TV

Customers of UK multiplay telco TalkTalk TV will now be able to access over 90 new HD channels for free through the TalkTalk TV 4K Box powered by Netgem TV – meaning customers can now access up to 210 channels, for less than £5 (€5.58) a month. The new channels have been automatically added to […]

September 29, 2022

LG lowers OLED expectations

Reports out of South Korea say that LG Display (LGD) is lowering its expectations for its OLED panel shipments for this calendar year. LGD is reported to have reduced its expected shipments to 7.8 million OLED panels for 2022. Next year should see unit sales increase. Part of the output reduction is because Samsung – […]

September 28, 2022By Chris Forrester

Research: EPL fans choosing armchair support

With the new Premier League season now in full swing, research from Samsung Electronics UK has revealed the increasing difficulty that Premier League fans are facing when wanting to follow their team live in the stadium for this season, especially as teams raise the cost of tickets for their most loyal fans. Twenty-eight per cent […]

September 6, 2022

Hitachi supplies 550 UHD cameras to Italy

Hitachi Kokusai Electric has completed what it describes as a “massive” project to provide high-end video cameras to Italy’s leading broadcasters. The two long-term contracts provided cameras to upgrade all the principal production studios and outside broadcast units for HD/UHD capture. While not specifying who the end client/s were, Hitachi says the latest deliveries complete […]

September 6, 2022By Chris Forrester