Media execs expect UHDTV to be mainstream in five to seven years


Ultra-high-definition TV is likely to become a mainstream service within five to seven years, according to a survey of media executives by satellite operator Intelsat.… Read more

Lenovo taps CSR for Bluetooth TV remotes

CSR Lenovo

Technology provider CSR has teamed up with TV consumer electronics manufacturer Lenovo to make what it says will be the first TVs with Bluetooth smart… Read more

Taiwan’s Chunghwa taps Broadpeak for 4K VoD trial


Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom has contracted content delivery network technology provider Broadpeak to provide CDN gear for a trial project for a new 4K HEVC streaming… Read more

Harmonic reaches encoder milestone

Harmonic's Electra 9200

Video delivery infrastructure firm Harmonic has passed 100,000 channels shipped with its Electra broadcast encoder family. Harmonic launched its Electra video compression platform in 2004… Read more

Price decline offsets German TV sales growth


The World Cup gave a boost to sales of TVs in Germany in the first half of 2014, but the rise in units shipped was… Read more

4K TV to ‘remain niche’ until 2019

LG's Ultra HD Curved OLED TV

4K TV will remain a niche product for at least another five years, with widespread viewing of 4K content likely to grow quickly from 2019… Read more

LG launches new lower-cost, webOS-connected OLED TV


LG has launched its first next-generation curved OLED TV in the US. The new 55-inch screen – model 55EC9300 – will be available from US… Read more

Unexpected boost for LCD market in first half

The global LCD TV panel market saw growth of year-on-year growth 3% in the first six months of 2014, despite widespread expectations of a decline,… Read more

Global set-top shipments stable in face of competition

Jack Wetherill

Global set-top box shipments remained relatively stable last year despite competition from new devices and platforms, with the overall set-top market valued at US$20 billion… Read more

BSkyB invests in virtual reality cinema specialist

Jaunt VR

UK pay TV operator BSkyB has made an equity investment of US$400,000 (€300,000) in US-based virtual reality cinema startup Jaunt. The investment in the Palo… Read more