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Netgem powers TalkTalk TV 4K

Netgem powers TalkTalk TV 4K

Telco TV specialist Netgem is to supply Netgem TV, its multi-screen operated entertainment platform, to UK multiplay telco TalkTalk Group for the launch of the operator’s next generation TalkTalk 4K…

Foxtel accelerates streaming strategy with Sky Glass

Foxtel accelerates streaming strategy with Sky Glass

Following the unveiling of streaming aggregation product Sky Glass and confirmation that Foxtel would be the first global syndication partner, the Australian pay-TV operator has confirmed that the device will…

Sky Glass: No more dishes

Sky Glass: No more dishes

At a press event in London, Sky has unveiled its first TV devices which are branded as ‘Sky Glass’. Dana Strong, Sky Group Chief Executive Officer, unveiled the device declaring:…

Synamedia unveils 8K encoding

Synamedia unveils 8K encoding

Video software provider Synamedia has achieved 8K real-time encoding and streaming, claiming ‘zero compromise’ on its VIVID Compression platform powered by AMD EPYC 7763 processors.  Leveraging these AMD processors, Synamedia…

BBC Wales announces UHD Welsh coast history series

BBC Cymru Wales has announces a new natural history series that delves deep into the wildlife of the Welsh coast. Wonders of the Celtic Deep will take viewers on a…

Comcast introduces XiOne streaming device

Comcast introduces XiOne streaming device

Leveraging its combined group technology expertise, Comcast has launched the XiOne, a new global wireless streaming device currently available in Italy and Germany to Sky Q customers and beginning its…

8K Association strengthens performance spec

8K Association strengthens performance spec

The 8K Association (8KA), the cross-industry group dedicated to promoting the growth of the 8K ecosystem, has published an updated performance specification for the 8K Association Certified mark programme. TV…

LG: “Big appetite for large screen displays”

LG: “Big appetite for large screen displays”

LG Display (LGD), in its weekly blog, says the world is buying large-screen displays. “Not only are more people buying OLED TVs than ever before, but an increasing number of…

New Chinese satellite supports 4K and 8K

New Chinese satellite supports 4K and 8K

A Chinese broadcasting satellite was launched on September 9th and is ready for 4K and 8K transmissions. The satellite (Zhongxing-9B) was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest…

Amazon branded TVs unveiled

Amazon branded TVs unveiled

As heavily rumoured, Amazon has announced an all-new lineup of Fire TV devices with its first-ever Amazon branded smart TVs, the Amazon Fire TV Omni Series and 4-Series smart TVs,…

Omdia: “8K could benefit from live events”

Omdia: “8K could benefit from live events”

Omdia’s Research Director Paul Gray believes that there’s definitely a future for 8K experiences and, where suitably equipped, large cinema screens could be a major attraction for live events. In…

Amazon-branded 4K TV sets?

Amazon is rumoured to be launching its first officially branded 4K TVs in the US as early as October of this year. The online giant has dabbled in this area…

LG to invest €2.3bn in OLEDs

LG to invest €2.3bn in OLEDs

South Korea’s electronics giant LG Display says it will invest 3.3 Trillion Won (€2.3bn) in new facilities to produce more OLED panels. The investment will start immediately and continue through…

Amazon: Champions League in Italy in HDR

Amazon: Champions League in Italy in HDR

Amazon has announced it will air the UEFA Champions League in Italy in streaming 4K HDR. A total of 17 matches will be shown per season, every Wednesday, for three…

HBO Max app on US LG Smart TVs

HBO Max app on US LG Smart TVs

LG Electronics USA and WarnerMedia have confirmed that the HBO Max app is now available on LG Smart TVs in the US, including its line-up of LG OLED TVs. The arrival…

iPlayer sees record-breaking H1

iPlayer sees record-breaking H1

Drama and sport fans helped BBC iPlayer to achieve a record-breaking first half of the year in 2021. Programmes were streamed over 3.3 billion times between January and June this…