HD & 3DTV

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

55EC9300 LG 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

Tele Columbus adds TLC HD

TLC's Ultimate Shopper

German cable operator Tele Columbus is expanding its HDTV service with the addition of Discovery’s female-focused channel TLC in HD.  TLC HD will be included… Read more

High prices and lack of awareness harming 4K TV sales

SES's Ultra HD channel

A lack of consumer awareness and high prices are hindering short-term demand for Ultra HD, 4K TV sets, according to new research from The Diffusion… Read more

DVB to demo UHD and mobile TV in a single DVB-T2 channel

Broadcast Asia take place in Singapore's Marina Bay Sands next week.

The DVB is to demonstrate the delivery of HEVC-encoded ultra-high definition and mobile TV in a single DVB-T2 channel at next week’s Broadcast Asia show,… Read more

UHD boost for flat panel sales in first quarter

Samsung

Sales of flat-panel TVs were higher than expected in the first quarter of this year, rising significantly year-on-year, according to analysis by IHS Technology. The… Read more

Netflix now streaming in 4K

Netflix thumb

Netflix says that it is now streaming in Ultra HD 4K quality over the web, with the second season of its original drama House of… Read more