Tag Archives: UHD’

Brexit Leads to 250 Broadcast Licences Migrating Away From the UK (TVB)

Half of the channels available in Europe outside their country of origin (as defined by the European regulations) fell under UK jurisdiction in 2018, as opposed to only 10 per cent... More

Don’t Expect Tons of Cheap 8K TVs This Black Friday

Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered smart speakers and Ultra High-Def (UHD) TVs were especially popular technology products over the last two holiday seasons and they will again b... More

Mixed Signs for the Future of Movies, TV on Disc

Although streaming and other forms of electronic delivery of movies and TV shows continue to increasingly overtake packaged video sales, it remains likely that movies on UHD Blu-r... More

Martin Scorsese, Christopher Nolan Launching ‘Filmmaker Mode’ TV Setting (THR)

Leading directors including Martin Scorsese, Christopher Nolan, Ryan Coogler, Patty Jenkins and Rian Johnson have teamed up with the UHD Alliance — a coalition whose members incl... More

Sony Debuts Premium 4K UHD Blu-ray Player

Sony Electronics has revealed its new flagship Blu-ray Disc player, the UBP-X1100ES, featuring 4K UHD video, High Dynamic Range (HDR), Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and 4K upscaling up... More

DEG, UHD Alliance Honor Nolan, Talk 4K (MESA)

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Christopher Nolan was presented with the DEG “Vanguard” award at the 4K UHD Summit in L.A. on Nov. 6. The event, held at the Skirball Cultural... More

Tata Teams with European Tour to Prove 360-Degree Video in 8K UHD is Possible for Sports Broadcasters (SVG)

Tata Communications and golf’s European Tour have completed what is believed to be the world’s first test of live 360-degree video in 8K UHD. The trial, which was carried out a... More

UHD Availability Gains Growing Importance in Video Service Choice (Rapid TV News)

New research has found that more than a third of video subscribers across five key markets have indicated that Ultra HD content is important in their choice of video service, acros... More

Content, CE Industries Prepare for 8K Transition (HD Guru)

You might just be getting up to speed with that new 4K Ultra HDTV you bought, but the content production industry, joined soon by consumer electronics manufacturers, have begun the... More

Wimbledon in 4K: BBC Confirms Live UHD Coverage of the World’s Premier Tennis Tournament (Forbes)

Not content with providing UK viewers with live 4K streams of all of its World Cup matches, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has now confirmed that it will be extending i... More

Deluxe Exec: UHD Growth’s Helping to Drive IMF Adoption

The introductions of Ultra High-Def (UHD) and high dynamic range (HDR) distribution platforms represent a major force that’s helping to drive adoption and implementation of the I... More

Sky Q Promises Spotify, HDR, Hours of UHD (Tech Radar)

Sky has announced that from March 2018 it will begin to roll out some big innovations on Sky Q. Those sitting with a brand new 4K HDR TV and a rapidly depleting 4K Netflix and ... More

Olympics Providing Spotlight for Dolby Atmos, UHD, HDR and VR

NBC’s presentation of the 2018 Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, South Korea, is prominently featuring multiple technologies, including Dolby Atmos, Ultra High-Def (UHD), High Dy... More

All 2018 World Cup Matches to be Filmed in UHD (TVB Europe)

FIFA has announced the 2018 World Cup will be the first to produce all 64 matches in UHD and HDR. With the use of a hybrid UHD/HDR/1080p setup, multiple choices of video formats... More

UHD’s Breakout Year? (HMM)

Are consumers willing to embrace another home entertainment format? That’s the question on the minds of industry executives, who are optimistic about the chances of 4K Ultra HD w... More

Apple TV 4K: What We Expect to See Unveiled on Tuesday (CNET)

iPhones will be the star of the show at Apple's big Sept. 12 event. But two other major product refreshes are also rumored to be unveiled: A third-generation Apple Watch and -- our... More

NAB 2017: NeuLion Integrates Intel Software Guard Extensions Into its UHD Streaming Solution (MESA)

NeuLion today announced that the NeuLion Digital Platform will integrate Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX), which is a set of CPU instructions for PCs that supports m... More

Five 4K/UHD Trends to Watch at NAB 2017 (Studio Daily)

ATSC 3.0, IPTV and the OTT explosion. Late last month, the FCC approved the ATSC 3.0 roll-out, but clarified that adoption of ATSC 3.0 will be voluntary, and that broadcasters must... More

UHD Blu-ray Passes Key Sales Milestones, But Challenges Remain

With the Ultra High-Def (UHD) Blu-ray Disc format’s first year on the market coming to an end, the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) reported that hardware and software sales passed... More

Sohonet, Universal Music Group Partner on the Next Generation of Audio-Visual Music Collaboration (MESA)

Sohonet and Universal Music Group have embarked on a substantial programme to support the world leader in music-based entertainment’s drive to build sector-leading video capture... More