HD services led channel growth in EU over last six years

European AV observatory

The total number of channels in the EU grew by almost half between 2009 and 2015, according to the latest figures released by the European… Read more

LG unveils range of multi-format HDR TV models

LG Super UHD

TV manufacturer LG has unveiled its 2016 Super UHD TV range, which it claims to be the first to market with HDR support for both… Read more

Roku Insignia 4K TVs now available in the US

roku insigina 4k

The first Roku-powered, Insignia-manufactured 4K UHD TVs are now available from retailer Best Buy in the US, the streaming media company announced. Roku said the… Read more

Mance launches 4K SVOD platform


 LA-based distributor Mance Media has launched 4KUniverse, a new subscription online general entertainment channel that offers content in ultra HD. The new 4K platform is… Read more

Sony opens pre-sales for new 4K, HDR televisions

The Sony XBR-X930D

Sony has started taking US pre-sale orders for its new line-up of 4K, High Dynamic Range (HDR) Ultra HD televisions. The XBR-X850D, XBR-X930D and XBR-X940D series… Read more

Amazon launches 3D game engine with Twitch integration

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Amazon’s cloud computing division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has launched a free, cross-platform, 3D game engine called Amazon Lumberyard. The new platform is designed to… Read more

Foxconn expected to complete Sharp deal this month


Foxconn is expected to finalise a takeover deal for electronics firm Sharp by the end of this month, according to reports. Reuters reported on Friday… Read more

Virtual Reality content to hit US$8.3 billion by 2020

BBC virtual reality

Total global spend on virtual reality (VR) video and games content will reach US$8.3 billion (€7.4 billion) by 2020, up from just US$79 million in… Read more

Barcroft makes virtual reality moves

Child climbs historic human tower

Barcroft Media has struck two virtual reality deals, marking the UK-based content company’s first moves in the growing VR sector. Barcroft, which makes content for… Read more

Report: Apple hires VR expert

Doug Bowman

Apple has reportedly hired computer science professor and virtual reality expert Doug Bowman, in a bid to compete in the nascent VR space. According to… Read more