HD & 3DTV

CSA calls for HD candidates

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French media regulator the CSA has launched a new appeal for candidates to launch HD TV services on the country’s DTT platform. The call for… Read more

Flat-panel display to decline this year, 4K provides promise in ‘16

David Hsieh

Flat-panel display industry revenues are expected to fall by 2% this year to US$129 billion (€117 billion) as falling LCD display revenues, declining demand in… Read more

Satellite UHD channels expected to reach 315

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The number of Ultra HD satellite channels globally is expected to number at least 315 by 2024, according to Northern Sky Research. According to the… Read more

NTV+ secures Russian football, plans 4K launch

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Russian pay TV service NTV+ has secured rights to show Russian premier league football for the 2015-18 seasons. Matches from the Russian championship will be… Read more

Canalsat upgrades to all-HD with Thomson Video Networks

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Canal+ Group has tapped Thomson Video Networks to supply encoders for the transition of the entire Canalsat line-up of channels to an all-HD offering in… Read more

YouTube introduces 60fps video to Android, iOS

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YouTube has started offering high frame rate video playback on Android and Apple iOS devices. In a Google+ post, YouTube confirmed that 60 frames per… Read more

Discovery ‘driving hard’ on 4K

David Zaslav

Discovery says it is driving hard on 4K to ensure it is ready when pay TV platform operators start to demand content in the ultra… Read more

Technicolor unveils HDR and SDR compatibility solution

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Technicolor has launched what it describes as a High Dynamic Range (HDR) single-layer solution that is compatible with MPEG HEVC standards and backwards compatible with… Read more

BT Sport teams up with Ericsson for UHD channel launch

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BT Sport has signed a multi-year broadcast and media services deal with Ericsson, which will help launch three channels – including BT’s new Ultra HD… Read more

TV manufacturing outsourcing to reach 43% this year

Deborah Yang

TVs manufactured using outsourcing is expected to reach a record 43% of all LCD TVs shipped globally this year, according to IHS statistics. The research… Read more

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