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DVB approves next-gen video codecs commercial requirements

Digital media delivery industry consortium the DVB Project has endorsed commercial requirements for next generation video codecs to pave the way for advanced 4K and 8K services. Work will now…

Thales offers 4K entertainment on aircraft

Thales has struck an agreement with Samsung to supply 4K in-seat aircraft entertainment using Samsung’s QLED technology and HARMAN (Samsung-owned) audio benefits. Thales is using its Optiq-branded display technology as…

Technicolor boosts Baltimore NEXTGEN TV

Technicolor boosts Baltimore NEXTGEN TV

High dynamic range technology provider Advanced HDR by Technicolor is to continue to provide its HDR technology to Sinclair Broadcast Group operated stations, with WNUV the CW Baltimore the latest…

beIN Sports to broadcast in Dolby Atmos

beIN Sports to broadcast in Dolby Atmos

beIN Media Group’s flagship sports channel beIN Sports, the exclusive home in the MENA region of all the Euro 2020 action, will broadcast the knockout phase matches in Dolby Atmos…

Samsung to order 3m OLED panels from LG?

Samsung to order 3m OLED panels from LG?

LG Display is rumoured to be supplying 3 million of its OLED television panels to rival Samsung. There are some doubts over the reports, but also strong indication they are…

UK launch for TCL Roku TVs

UK launch for TCL Roku TVs

Consumer electronics company TCL Electronics and streaming platform and device specialist Roku are launching TCL Roku TV models in the UK, available in both HD and UHD resolution, in sizes…

AWS launches AWS Elemental Link UHD

AWS launches AWS Elemental Link UHD

AWS has announced the general availability of AWS Elemental Link UHD, a High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) encoding device that makes it easier to connect a live UHD video source,…

Netherlands: SES to deliver Euro 2020 in UHD on M7

Netherlands: SES to deliver Euro 2020 in UHD on M7

M7 is to broadcast the UEFA Euro 2020 football tournament in Ultra HD to its Netherlands viewers. M7 Group, a subsidiary of Canal+, will deliver all the matches live in…

ATSC 3.0 middleware from Vewd

ATSC 3.0 middleware from Vewd

Noting that NEXTGEN TV is expected to reach 70 per cent  of all US residents by the end of 2021, and to help unlock this emerging growth opportunity for TV…

China pushes UHD for Winter Olympics

China pushes UHD for Winter Olympics

China Media Group (CMG) is alerting broadcasters that it is working with the Beijing Winter Olympics Committee on its plans for TV coverage of the event. Shen Haixiong, head of…

NBC Olympics selects Amagi to provide UHD cloud playout

NBC Olympics selects Amagi to provide UHD cloud playout

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Amagi to provide UHD playout with cloud automation for its production of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, which…

BT unveils 4K HDR BT TV Box Pro

BT unveils 4K HDR BT TV Box Pro

Multiplay telco BT has unveiled the BT TV Box Pro, describing it as the TV platform’s most advanced set-top box. The box is designed to support the next generation of…

LG reveals OLED displays competition winners

LG reveals OLED displays competition winners

LG Display has announced the final winners of its OLED design competition which it launched back in November 2020 with UK design business Dezeen. The concept was to find OLED-based…

8K Association membership grows

8K Association membership grows

The 8K Association (8KA), the cross-industry group dedicated to promoting the growth of the 8K ecosystem, has seen strong growth in its membership in the last year. Membership is coming…

8K Association: “ATSC 3.0 can handle 8K video”

Chris Chinnock, Executive director of the 8K Association, reporting on a presentation by Sung-Ik Park at the recent Electronics & Telecommunications Research Inst. (ETRI) workshop in South Korea, says that…

Research: 76% say tech has positive impact on TV sport

Research: 76% say tech has positive impact on TV sport

Instant replays, slow motion and the ability to rewind live TV are fans’ favourite innovations in sports broadcast, according to research commissioned by BT Sport. Meanwhile, teletext and waiting for…