HD & 3DTV

4K market to hit 100m units by 2018

LG's 4K Ultra HD TV series with quantum dot technology

Demand for 4K TVs will hit 100 million units by 2018, according to Futuresource Consulting. According to the research group, demand for 4K sets will… Read more

Okko first with Expendables 3 in 4K

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Russian OTT TV service Okko, previously known as Play, is to premiere Hollywood movie The Expendables 3 in 4K – a first for Russia and… Read more

DNA launches 4K channel on cable

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Finnish service provider DNA has become one of the first cable operators to make a 4K ultra HD service available on its network. DNA is… Read more

Thomson demos five HD channels in one DTT mux

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Thomson Video Networks is conducting what it says is France’s first demonstration of the video broadcast of five HD channels in a digital-terrestrial 24.8Mbps multiplex,… Read more

German TV sales up but revenues slide

Germany should see sales of 8.2 million TV sets over the Christmas period, up 5% year-on-year, according to forecasts from consumer electronics industry association GFU.… Read more

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

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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