Advanced Television


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 station to incorporate ATSC 3.0-powered NEXTGEN TV capabilities featuring Advanced . WNUV is the 16th Sinclair operated station to deploy commercially Advanced HDR by Technicolor, […]

June 29, 2021

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 TV viewing, with the features including 4K HDR viewing and Dolby Atmos, designed to offer a complete immersive experience. BT has also rolled out a […]

June 4, 2021By Colin Mann

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 even though ATSC 3.0 was not developed to handle 8K video transmissions, in reality the technology can handle 8K via three different solutions. Chinnock says […]

May 26, 2021By Chris Forrester

TVN upgrades HDR/SDR live sports capabilities with Sony

Sony has delivered a total solution that enables one of Europe’s leading production services providers to meet rapidly growing demand for premium 4K HDR content from broadcasters and TV viewers. TVN MOBILE PRODUCTION has equipped its newly refurbished OB3 vehicle with ten HDC-5500 camera systems to strengthen its sports and live events production capabilities. Capable […]

March 30, 2021

Ideal Systems to build hybrid SDI/NDI TV news studios

TVS, a regional TV broadcaster based in on the Island of Borneo, has selected cloud and broadcast systems integration company Ideal Systems to design and build its next generation News Studios and Newsroom Computer Systems (NRCS) in the Malaysian state of Sarawak. In a first of its kind, the state-of-the-art News Studios and MCR (Master […]

March 16, 2021

MediaKind integrates Dolby Vision HDR tech

MediaKind, a global player in media technology and services, has integrated Dolby Vision technology within its encoding portfolio. Dolby Vision will be supported within MediaKind Packaging and MediaKind Encoding Live products, and MediaKind’s Aquila Streaming and Aquila Broadcast solutions providing any resolution from standard definition to Ultra HH. This will enable users of MediaKind’s encoding […]

March 1, 2021

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 workflow for sports broadcasting. The end-to-end HDR workflow is the culmination of a close collaboration to establish a workflow that is the most efficient possible, […]

February 22, 2021

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 post, Investing to empower the YouTube experience for the next generation of video, Neal Mohan, Chief Product Officer, YouTube, notes that with video becoming an […]

February 18, 2021By Colin Mann

MovieLabs updates content protection spec

MovieLabs, an independent non-profit organisation founded by major Hollywood studios to advance research and development in motion picture distribution and protection, has updated its Enhanced Content Protection Specification. Since its original publication in 2013, the MovieLabs Enhanced Content Protection (ECP) Specification has raised the bar for protecting 4K, HDR and early window content in consumer […]

January 14, 2021By Colin Mann

Sky Q adds HDR movies; signal loss back-up

Sky Q is adding HDR movies in time for Christmas, and is rolling out a number of new features, including allowing users to keep watching, no matter the weather. Viewers will be able to watch recordings, video on demand content and access apps, even if their TV satellite signal is lost. More new features for Sky Q include:  Discover more shows in High […]

November 18, 2020By Nik Roseveare