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Explorer HD channel expands over Europe

Rome-based documentary and movie channel Explorer HD is expanding with availability on satellite over the rest of Europe and now online. Backed by the former president of Eutelsat, Giuliano Berretta via Oberon Media, the channel is investing heavily in original content for its service which Berretta says “is very green and environmentally committed”. The expansion […]

January 11, 2022By Chris Forrester

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

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

8K Association membership grows

The 8K Association (8KA), the cross-industry group dedicated to promoting the growth of the 8K ecosystem, has seen strong growth in its membership in the last year. Membership is coming from all parts of the 8K ecosystem including Google, who has joined to “track and help define how the evolution of 8K content will be […]

May 26, 2021

The Explorers focuses on 8K/HDR

The Explorers, a French television and streaming production house specialising in nature, natural history and environmental content, has announced that its output is now focused on capturing 8K/HDR material. It is its 8K/HDR output which has created significant noise at Apple. Last year, The Explorers was Apple TV’s ‘App of the Year 2019’, whilst May […]

May 6, 2021By Chris Forrester

The Explorers: “Now shooting in 8K-16 bit”

France-based The Explorers has gained an enviable reputation for its ‘Earth Inventory’ concept. Founder Olivier Chiabodo has recently struck a valuable output deal with Samsung for carriage on their 4K/HDR and 8K/HDR high-end TV sets. Earlier this year Apple TV awarded The Explorers its ‘App of the Year. accolade. “We now shoot everything in 16-bit […]

November 26, 2020By Chris Forrester

Ateme, The Explorers launch OTT channel promoting VVC

Ateme, a specialist in video delivery solutions, and The Explorers, a collaborative global media platform, have launch a new OTT channel which promotes the beauty of the world’s landscapes via the next gen codec, VVC. As a part of the global project of the planet inventory, The Explorers aim to contribute to the preservation of […]

November 10, 2020