Japan ‘on track’ to meet 4K/8K targets


Japan is on track to meet its target of take-up of UHD TV by 50% of the country’s viewers by 2020, according to Suga Masayuki.… Read more

Wireless world: The increasing WiFi burden


Growth in devices that can play back video means that more demands than ever are being placed on domestic WiFi networks. With 4K UHD TV… Read more

Report: Sony, Panasonic, NHK partner on 8K

Sony's Z series of 4K TV

Sony and Panasonic are reportedly partnering with NHK to develop technology for 8K resolution TVs. According to a report by Asian business newspaper, Nikkei, the… Read more

Juniper: 189m people to use 4K OTT services by 2021

Lauren Foye

The adoption of 4K over-the-top services will rise dramatically in the next five years, climbing from 2.3 million unique users globally this year to 189… Read more

HDMI base nears 5bn, new 8K spec on the way

Robert Blanchard

Over 1,700 HDMI licensees are expected to ship over 750 million HDMI-compliant products in 2016, as the installed base approaches five billion units of HDMI-enabled… Read more

Global 8K TV shipments to pass 900,000 units in 2019


Worldwide shipments of 8K Ultra High Definition TVs will climb from just 2,700 units in 2015 to 911,000 units in 2019, according to IHS. The… Read more

NHK and FIFA team up for 8K World Cup


Japanese public broadcaster NHK and football’s world governing body FIFA are joining forces to cover the Women’s World Cup in 8K. NHK, which took an… Read more

DTT to remain pre-eminent platform in Europe


DTT will remain the pre-eminent TV viewing platform in Europe “for the foreseeable future,” despite radio-frequency spectrum pressures, according to a new report.  The ‘Roadmap… Read more

NHK to showcase 8K content

Japanese public broadcaster NHK is due showcase its super-high definition 8K format at the Cannes Film Festival next month.  NHK will hold a public screening… Read more