Advanced Television


The Explorers 8K on TCL Roku TVs

TCL, a the consumer electronics brand, has announced that Roku has added 8K premium content to their entertainment offering in the form of The Explorers 8K Channel. France-based The Explorers is a global initiative creating the first inventory in images of the natural, cultural and human heritage of Earth in Ultra HD at up to […]

November 18, 2021By Chris Forrester

Spain is “unique UHD test lab”

The upcoming 4K-HDR Summit in Malaga, Spain will hear a presentation from Xavier Redón, a senior executive with Cellnex Telecom, who says that UHD demonstration transmissions are now available to “50 per cent of the Spanish population”. Redón, who is also vice-president of the UHD Spain Association, adds: “Spain is a unique UHD test laboratory […]

November 9, 2021By Chris Forrester

Arab HDTV group to examine UHD in Dubai

The next edition of the Arab HDTV & Beyond Group will be held in Dubai during CabSat, and will include discussion and updates on Ultra HD. Hasan Sayeed Hasan, chairman of the Arab HDTV & Beyond Group says that it is important to realise that this is an “in person” meeting on October 27th (Day […]

October 14, 2021By Chris Forrester

Wiztivi creates new personalised Video Soundbox experience

By creating the user interface of Sagemcom’s brand-new Video Soundbox, Wiztivi brings together the best of video, audio and voice control, and opens up new possibilities for a significant level of customisation. The user experience has never been so complete within a set-top box. The new Video Soundbox combines the latest technologies in video, audio […]

September 23, 2021

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 rollout in the United States to Xfinity Flex customers. In Europe, the XiOne enables the first delivery of video services over IP for Sky customers. […]

September 22, 2021

Unified Origin software available in Microsoft Azure

Unified Streaming, a specialist in smart video streaming technologies, has announced the general availability of its Unified Origin software on Microsoft Azure, making it easier for many online broadcasters and video providers to launch OTT services. Unified Origin via the Azure marketplace provides the broadcast-grade capabilities of Unified Origin in a more flexible and cost-effective […]

August 4, 2021

70+ TVs now 8K certified

The 8K Association says it has now certified more than seventy 8K sets. This includes nearly 50 newly launched models through the first half of 2021 from 3 of the world’s top TV brands – Hisense, Samsung, and TCL. These TVs are being offered to consumers today, with availability varying by region. The sets are […]

July 28, 2021By Chris Forrester

Sky Q offers Olympics, Premier League in HDR

Sky Q is adding High Dynamic Range (HDR) to Ultra HD (UHD), for the first time on live sport this summer. Sky says the move marks its latest step in its ambition to make HDR the new standard for home entertainment. From July 23rd Sny viewers can watch every moment of the Olympic Games Tokyo […]

July 23, 2021

Harmonic supports Dolby Vision

Harmonic has announced the first implementation of public cloud support for the delivery of Dolby Vision HDR live content, driving forward the live broadcast and streaming UHD HDR revolution. Harmonic has integrated Dolby Vision into its VOS cloud streaming platform and XOS software-based appliance to streamline UHD HDR live production, ensuring the highest possible quality […]

July 15, 2021

ATEME TITAN supports Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos Technologies

ATEME, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT, has announced it has integrated Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos immersive audio technologies into its TITAN Live solution, making it the first solution on the market to encode and deliver both experiences natively. This solution enables content providers and […]

July 6, 2021