Entries Tagged as 'Connected TVs'

CEA Defines An `HDR Display’, Awaits Definition For HDR

August 28th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) issued Thursday the industry definition for high dynamic range (HDR) compatible video displays, specifying base-line standard SMPTE BT 2084 Electo Optical Transfer Function (EOTF) and SMPTE BT 2086 metadata support. Now all we need is a definition for what HDR is. The CEA’s new HDR TV definition basically applies to […]

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Hisense Unveils ULED Quantum-Dot 4K LED TV

August 27th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

Hisense USA used a Times Square press conference Wednesday to unveil its answer to Samsung’s SUHD 4K LED-LCD TV series in a ULED H10 nanocrystal-based (a.k.a. quantum dot) 4K Ultra HD LED LCD TV. The company’s new premium TV offers a curved screen, high dynamic range (HDR) capability and a wide color gamut. The company […]

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LG Adds Flat-Screen 4K OLED TV Series With HDR

August 25th, 2015 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, Connected TVs, HDR, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

In advance of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Germany, LG revealed Tuesday plans to introduce the EF9500 series of flat-screen 4K Ultra HD OLED TVs that will be “fully HDR enabled.” The series, which is scheduled to hit retail shelves in September, will include 55- and 65-inch screen sizes with flat screens […]

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Review: Samsung UN65JS8500 4K Ultra HD LED TV

August 24th, 2015 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Product Reviews, Review, UHDTV

Samsung’s best TVs for 2015 are branded under the SUHD moniker: UHD for ultra high-definition, and the ‘S’ signifies a flagship product like the company’s popular Galaxy S smart phones. For the last few years, Samsung’s best LCD televisions have featured curved screen designs and this year is no different. The Samsung JS9500 features a […]

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HDR Still Not Happening At Retail

August 13th, 2015 · 4 Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

4K Ultra HDTVs capable of delivering High Dynamic Range (HDR) may be one of the hottest new technologies on the television market this year, but don’t be surprised if you don’t hear anything about it on retail sales floors, so far. Even though some of the latest and greatest HDR-ready (unofficial terminology) TV models are in stores, the feature […]

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New LG RGBW 4K Ultra HD LCD Line Sparks Debate

August 10th, 2015 · 6 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, News, UHDTV

  A new entry level 4K Ultra HD LCD TV line LG Electronics dropped in the U.S. market two weeks ago has started to create a stir over how to define 4K UHD resolution. LG’s new UF6800 LED LCD TV series, which includes 55- and 65-inch screen sizes, features a controversial new LCD panel that […]

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Connector Solution Brings Support For Next Gen. Video

August 3rd, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

One of the sticking points in delivering next-generation video formats from mobile devices and PCs to displays received a new solution Monday.   Lattice Semiconductor, a chip manufacturer which acquired Silicon Image, one of the leading developers of the HDMI interface, revealed Monday a pair of chip solutions for transmitting and receiving new superMHL video and […]

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Hisense To Acquire Sharp’s U.S. TV Business

July 31st, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Chinese TV manufacturer Hisense revealed early Friday that it is acquiring Sharp’s North and South American TV businesses for $23.7 million. In a terse statement issued from Hisense’s headquarters in Qingdao, the company said it is purchasing all equity and assets of Sharp’s TV factory in Mexico and will gain the rights to use the “Sharp” brand name […]

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