Advanced Television


Virgin TV 360 for connected entertainment era

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media has launched a new TV platform, Virgin TV 360, which it says offers a 360, seamless connected entertainment experience. The advanced TV line-up includes a new Mini box, new TV remote with voice control and smart new features which offer a fully-integrated, voice-activated and personalised service. According to Virgin, the […]

November 10, 2020By Colin Mann

Netflix in HDR on Sky Q

All Netflix HDR shows can now be watched on Sky Q, including new releases Criminal, Michael McIntyre: Showman, The Duchess, Enola Holmes and Ratched. Netflix joins the growing range of HDR content available on Sky Q, that includes Sky Nature shows like Gangs of Lemur Island and Malawi: Wildlife Rescue, as well as Sky originals […]

October 8, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Sky Q upgrade as Disney+ goes HDR

Sky Q is adding a raft of new features in the biggest change to the set-top-box since launch. A new expanded view UI, new show and sports centres, intuitive smart buttons and improved voice discovery will make it easier for users to browse, find and watch content. It’s HDR content is also growing, with Disney+ […]

July 8, 2020

Sinclair TV goes ATSC 3.0 in Vegas

Sinclair Broadcast Group, a long-term fan of and supporter of ‘next generation’ TV transmission, is adopting commercial deployment of ATSC 3.0 for its Las Vegas TV station, and using High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology with help from Technicolor. HDR bridges the gap between HDR and Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) by applying a single-layer distribution solution […]

June 8, 2020By Chris Forrester

Is VR 3D all over again?

It’s the question that pops up among the never ending stream of news releases, press briefings, blogs and articles about the latest consumer technology. Is this new tech the next big thing or the next colossal bust? Inevitably, comparisons to the spectacular rise and fall of 3D TV are made, but are they valid? Have […]

September 8, 2016By Mark Ringwald