Advanced Television


Disruptel, TCL partnership

Disruptel, the interactive TV and AI innovator, has announced a partnership with TCL, the consumer electronics brand. Through the partnership, the two companies will develop new AI-powered features, enabling users to see information related to what’s on-screen and ask questions about what they’re watching. Disruptel has developed an AI platform that processes and understands video […]

January 12, 2022

TCL to release first 144Hz Mini LED TV Series in 2022

TCL Electronics (1070.HK), the consumer electronics brand, announced during CES 2022 that it will roll out 144Hz Mini LED TVs in 2022 that will deliver a more responsive and fluid video gaming experience. The first of a new generation of TV displays, the TCL 144Hz Mini LED TVs can help consumers experience the most out […]

January 4, 2022

TCL: “Creating 8K channel pretty easy”

The 8K Association followed up the recent announcement of TCL televisions adding The Explorers 8K channel by speaking with Gilles Dassac, CTO at The Explorers, and Aaron Dew, Director of Product Development at TCL North America. Dassac says that the natural and human heritage channel now has more than 40 hours of exclusive 8K material […]

December 3, 2021By Chris Forrester

DivX sues TCL over streaming patents

Chinese television manufacturer TCL is being sued by DivX over alleged patent violations.  The action has been lodged at the US International Trade Commission in Washington, DC. DivX owns numerous patents focused on video codecs and including MPEG-4 Part II, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and HEVC Ultra HD codec. The case specifically refers to TCL’s 43” Class-4 […]

December 1, 2021By Chris Forrester

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

BAFTA to host career retrospective with Daniel Craig supported by TCL Mobile

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced that Daniel Craig will discuss his career live on stage at an intimate ‘BAFTA: A Life in Pictures’ event supported by TCL Mobile on September 24th. The event will take place at ODEON Luxe Leicester Square, Home of Premieres. Radio DJ and TV presenter […]

September 15, 2021

TCL Official TV Partner for Call of Duty: Vanguard

TCL Electronics has announced that it is the Official TV Partner for Call of Duty: Vanguard, extending its relationship with video game publisher, Activision. “We are delighted to extend our relationship with Activision,” said Shaoyong Zhang, CEO of TCL Electronics. “We are passionate about providing fans with the very best gaming experience and with our […]

September 8, 2021

Amazon-branded 4K TV sets?

Amazon is rumoured to be launching its first officially branded 4K TVs in the US as early as October of this year. The online giant has dabbled in this area before, launching an Amazon Basics branded TV in India as well as partnering with manufacturers like JVC to release televisions powered by its Fire TV […]

September 6, 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

Forecast: Global Smart TV ownership to top 50% by 2026

Strategy Analytics reports that more than 665 million homes worldwide owned a Smart TV at the end of 2020. This equates to 34 per cent of global households, a figure that is set to rise to 51 per cent by 2026 when Smart TV ownership will reach 1.1 billion homes. Sales of Smart TVs grew […]

July 26, 2021By Chris Forrester