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Analyst: 4K not reaching devices

Analyst: 4K not reaching devices

The UHD device market continues to excel with media streamers, set-top boxes, games consoles and UHD TVs all demonstrating significant growth, according to analyst firm Futuresource Consulting. The quantity of…

DOCOMO 5G connected car trial

DOCOMO 5G connected car trial

A trial of 5G technologies for automobiles, conducted jointly by Japanese mobile telco NTT DOCOMO with Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Ericsson and Intel Corporation (Intel), has achieved data speeds of…

Analyst: HDR TV shipments to reach 47.9m

Analyst: HDR TV shipments to reach 47.9m

High dynamic range (HDR) is the strongest-developing feature in television sets, according to a new report from critical information, analytics and solutions source IHS Markit. In its TV Design and…

Netflix 4K on Comcast Xfinity X1

Just in time for Season 2 of Stranger Things, US cable MSO Comcast has confirmed the availability of Netflix 4K programming on its Xfinity X1 platform. Xfinity customers on 4K-capable X1 devices…

FIFA confirms UHD HDR World Cup

FIFA confirms UHD HDR World Cup

Football’s governing body FIFA has confirmed that the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will see all matches produced in UHD/HDR, with VR and 360° VoD part of the overall production…

Huawei, Dolby debut HDR STB

Huawei, Dolby debut HDR STB

Huawei and Dolby Laboratories have unveiled the Huawei Q22 set-top box, which they say is the first IPTV set-top box in the world to support Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) technology.…

Netflix Q3 beats subs forecasts

Netflix Q3 beats subs forecasts

Netflix added a Q3-record 5.3 million memberships globally (up 49 per cent year-over-year) as it continued to benefit from strong appetite for its original series and films, as well as…

Sky Germany and Italy UHD next year

Gary Davey, MD Content Europe for Sky, told delegates attending his keynote speech in the Sony UHD Theatre at MIPCOM that Ultra HD has been a big success in the UK,…

BBC premieres Blue Planet II in UHD

BBC premieres Blue Planet II in UHD

BBC Worldwide has premiered the Corporation’s Natural History Unit’s latest landmark series Blue Planet II at MIPCOM in Cannes, and in Ultra HD. Julian Hector, Head of the Natural History Unit,…

Analyst: World is tuning into 4K

Paul Gray, principal analyst at IHS Technology, says the adoption of 4K displays is making considerable progress. Speaking at the MIPCOM UHD event in Cannes October 16th, Gray said that…