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HDR10+ growth continues

HDR10+ growth continues

Trade body HDR10+ Technologies has revealed additional strategic partners who have signed on as HDR10+ adopters. The organisation says it has been working to generate greater awareness about the video…

Research: Over 8m TV sets sold in UK in 2020

Research: Over 8m TV sets sold in UK in 2020

With lockdown measures enforced around the globe, it is understandable that 2020 saw the steepest growth in UK TV sales in over a generation, which exceeded 8 million sets, reports…

Apple unveils Apple TV 4K

Apple unveils Apple TV 4K

Apple has unveiled the next generation of Apple TV 4K, delivering high frame rate HDR with Dolby Vision and connecting customers to content with the highest quality. “Apple TV 4K…

Virgin Media offers hologram dining experience

Virgin Media offers hologram dining experience

After more than a year navigating pandemic restrictions, the world’s first hologram dining experience has opened in London and Edinburgh. Virgin Media’s ‘Two Hearts Pizzeria’ will connect diners located at…

Roku: OS, product enhancements

Roku: OS, product enhancements

Streaming platform and device specialist Roku has confirmed that Roku OS 10 has started rolling out to Roku devices including streaming players, audio products and Roku TV models. Roku OS…

Forecast: 72m 8K TV households by 2025

Forecast: 72m 8K TV households by 2025

Global 8K TV household adoption will begin to build momentum over the next few years, reaching 72 million households by 2025, according to Strategy Analytics. Following a slower than expected…

Wi-Fi 6E-enabled 8K TV from Samsung

Wi-Fi 6E-enabled 8K TV from Samsung

Fabless semiconductor company MediaTek and electronics giant Samsung have introduced what they claim is the world’s first 8K QLED TV – the flagship Samsung 8K QLED Y21 – powered by…

Spain: DTT loses ground

Spain: DTT loses ground

The growth of IPTV and satellite TV has seen DTT significantly decline as the main TV distribution system, going from 60.3 per cent of households which were watching daily TV…

SES delivering to 361m homes

SES delivering to 361m homes

The annual SES Satellite Monitor survey shows that, globally, 361 million homes are being reached by SES (as at the end of 2020), but this is a fall from 2019…

Solas wins Samsung patent dispute

Dublin-based Solas OLED has won a patent dispute against Samsung Electronics, Samsung Display and Samsung Electronics America for “wilfully infringing patents” owned by Solas. A jury trial at the US…

Germany: SPI International’s FunBox UHD on Pyur

Germany: SPI International’s FunBox UHD on Pyur

SPI/FilmBox has struck a deal with Pyur, the German fibre network operator, for FunBox UHD. The deal will see FunBox UHD available to all Pyur Advance TV Subscribers at no…

MediaTek 4K smart TV boost

Fabless semiconductor company MediaTek has unveiled its new 4K smart TV chip, the MT9638, with an integrated high-performance AI processing unit (APU). MT9638 supports AI-enhancement technologies such as AI super…

SES: ‘UHD expansion and more C-band opportunities’

During its results call with analysts, SES explained that its “unparalleled reach” continued to expand. Back in 2016, it reached some 325 million homes (more than a billion people) and…

Virgin TV adds Sky content in UHD

Virgin TV adds Sky content in UHD

Virgin TV is now offering customers thousands of hours of Sky TV shows and films in 4K. All Virgin TV customers can now add Sky Entertainment and Sky Cinema Ultra…

Sony, EMG partner for HDR sports

Euro Media Group (EMG), a global provider of broadcast services and media solutions for live sports, entertainment and events and Sony Professional have been delivering since August 2020 seamless HDR…

YouTube ‘redefining’ video experience

YouTube ‘redefining’ video experience

YouTube has shared details of its efforts to open what it describes as “a new chapter for video” with enhancements including easier navigation and 4K viewing options. In a blog…