Entries Tagged as 'LCD Flat Panel'

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

August 28th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 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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`Vidity’ 4K UHD Download System Licensing Begins

August 26th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Curved Screen, DVR, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

The Secure Content Storage Association (SCSA) released licensing specifications Wednesday for “Vidity-branded” technology, that will make possible 4K Ultra HD and HD movie and TV program downloads for playback from in-home storage devices. The technology delivers high-quality images and sound and will extend to files encoded with high dynamic range (HDR) metatdata. The Vidity platform […]

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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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4K Ultra HDTVs And Cameras Not Seeing Much Cross Promotion

August 17th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Despite still limited availability of pre-recorded 4K Ultra HD TV content, accelerating sales of 4K Ultra HD TVs and growing assortments of cameras and camcorders with built-in 4K Ultra HD video recording capabilities, the TV and camera industries have yet to do much to cross promote the product categories at retail That was the observation […]

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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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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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HD Guru’s Glossary Of Developing Terms

July 30th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Video technologies and products are advancing so rapidly these days that it’s easy to find yourself swimming in a sea of alphabet soup trying to keep up with the latest terms and abbreviations. In an effort to bring things down to basics, we’ve decided to start a glossary of terms that our readers can use […]

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Vizio Makes Your Data Key In New Business Direction

July 27th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Audio, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Test Equipment, UHDTV

Vizio, the king of value-priced TVs traditionally sold through discount chains and warehouse clubs, is looking at you as it revamps its business model. The California-based company filed a Form S–1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday looking to raise at least $172.5 million from its initial public offering. The company plans to sell Class […]

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