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UHD owners: “Where’s my 4K content?”

UHD owners: “Where’s my 4K content?”

The UK’s influential Digital Television Group (DTG) quotes a study conducted by pollster YouGov and focus groups that the research company carried out in November 2017 with owners of 4K/UHD…

5G network slicing 4K UHD live broadcast

The 12th Migu Music Awards held recently in Shanghai saw the implementation of what is being claimed by participants Migu, China Mobile, and Huawei as the first application of 5G…

Analyst: UHD now in 200m homes

Analyst: UHD now in 200m homes

The number of homes worldwide using an Ultra HD TV has now passed the 200 million mark, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics’ Connected Home Devices service. The…

IHS: Q3 surge for larger screen TVs

IHS: Q3 surge for larger screen TVs

Although overall TV shipments in the third quarter of 2018 were flat compared to the previous year, the average TV unit-shipment screen size increased more than any previous quarter in…

UHD snooker on Eurosport

UHD snooker on Eurosport

Eurosport says its coverage of snooker’s Home Nations series will reach new heights December 10th to 16th when the BetVictor Scottish Open is televised in Ultra High Definition for the…

Harmonic streaming patent

Harmonic announced that it has been awarded a Patent in the U.S. for the invention titled “Dynamic Allocation of CPU Cycles in Video Stream Processing.” It says the patent defines…

BBC content boost for Kaleidescape

BBC content boost for Kaleidescape

Luxury home cinema experience specialist Kaleidescape is partnering with BBC Studios – Americas to bring BBC documentaries and TV series to Kaleidescape. The deal marks the first time Kaleidescape has…

Japan starts 8K and full time 4K transmissions

Japan starts 8K and full time 4K transmissions

At a ceremony in Tokyo on Saturday, December 1st, Communications Minister Masatoshi Ishida said he hopes Japan will play a leading global role in 4K and 8K broadcasting. NHK, Japan’s…

Eutelsat helps world’s first 8K channel

Eutelsat carried live 8K signals from Rome’s Vatican City to Japan in order to help launch the world’s first 8K channel for NHK, the country’s public broadcaster. NHK partnered with…

Report: 4K TVs to surpass 100m shipments this year

Report: 4K TVs to surpass 100m shipments this year

As 2018 draws to a close, consumer interest in 4K continues to climb, receiving a further push due to average retail prices reaching parity with HD TV sets, according to…

IHS: 8K TV sales below expectations

IHS Markit says that sales of 8K sets are below their already modest expectations. At best only 18,000 8K sets will be sold globally this year according to IHS forecasts…

Russia’s Orion tests multi-satellite fix for 4K

Orion, a Russian satellite operator, is making test 4K transmissions from multiple satellites to a single antenna receiver. The test is designed to measure the ability to transfer 4K signals…

Australia gets 4K cricket

Australia gets 4K cricket

Australian pay-TV operator Foxtel is now broadcasting the country’s summer cricket season in Ultra-HD, with all men’s international matches and selected KFC ‘Big Bash’ League matches being shown on a…

Forecast: Supersize TVs and 8K essential for industry growth

The TV flat-panel manufacturing sector is building a large number of screen fabrication plants in order to supply TV manufacturers with 65” and 75” units. Sweta Dash, president of market…

Technicolor powers Insight TV HDR

Technicolor powers Insight TV HDR

UHD HDR broadcaster and producer of native UHD content Insight TV has confirmed that it is using Advanced HDR by media and entertainment technologist Technicolor. This solution is composed of…