Arte makes cross-platform virtual reality show

Polar Sea 360

A new cross media experience about the Arctic region and the impact of global warming is coming to screens, combining TV, web and virtual reality… Read more

Samsung and M-GO launch 4K VoD service


Samsung has launched an ultra high-definition (UHD) transactional VoD store on its line of 4K TVs in the US, in partnership with Technicolor and DreamWorks-owned on-demand… Read more

Ultra HD set-top box shipments to hit 48 million in 2020

Sam Rosen

Worldwide shipments of Ultra HD-capable set-top boxes will reach 48 million by 2020 while the market for HEVC set-top boxes will hit 88 million units,… Read more

UHD TV sales up almost nine times this year

Sony's 4K TV and Video Unlimited 4K service.

Almost nine-times the number of 4K, Ultra High Definition TVs sold in the US last year have already been bought in 2014, with these TVs… Read more

Sky Deutschland in 4K partnership with hip-hop band

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Sky Deutschland has teamed up with Sony Music to deliver live coverage in 4K of the forthcoming live tour of Stuttgart-based hip-hop band Die Fantaschischen… Read more

Sony reports significant increase in TV sales

Sony 4K world cup

Sony reported a “significant increase” in television sales in the three months ending September 30, helping sales in its home entertainment and sound division to… Read more

Germany lifts SES 3Q results

SES uplink antenna

A new contract with Sky Deutschland and strong sales of the HD+ platform in Germany helped boost satellite operator SES’s European performance in the third… Read more

TV setback hits Samsung CE division

Samsung UHD S9 Series Smart TV

Samsung said that its consumer electronics division fell short of expectations in the third quarter, due to a decline in the average selling price of… Read more

LG to cut plasma TV production

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LG will end plasma TV production by the end of November to concentrate on OLED and liquid crystal displays, according to a Reuters report that… Read more

DTG launches first 4K HDMI ‘plugfest’


The UK’s Digital Television Group (DTG) has launched what it says is the world’s first Ultra HD “product testing zoo” with a 4K HDMI “interoperability… Read more