Entries Tagged as 'News'

BDA: Ultra HD Blu-ray Is A 4K Toolbox

October 9th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, DVD Players, DVR, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) this week shed a little more light on what we can expect from the first Ultra HD Blu-ray players when they get here. What we can’t expect, however, is that a player will be available in the U.S. market by the end of the year, what it might cost or […]

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LG Applies Price Cuts, Rebates To OLED TV Lines

October 8th, 2015 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

If you’ve had your eyes on an OLED TV but have been holding off until prices get more affordable, your wait might be over. That’s because LG Electronics took the wraps off of a pre-holiday market penetration strategy to get OLED TVs into the hands of more customers. The effort lops between 30- to 45-percent […]

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Vizio’s High-End Reference Series Gets Pricing, Availability

October 7th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

Vizio and Dolby Laboratories formally revealed availability and pricing Tuesday on a pair of long-promised advanced 4K Ultra HDTVs equipped to accept and display metadata for Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR). The initial Reference Series lineup, which Vizio is launching through its website and delivering via a network of custom installers around the country, […]

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Roku Unveils 4K Ultra HD Streaming Player

October 6th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Wireless HD

Roku unveiled Tuesday its first Roku over-the-top (OTT) streaming video player supporting 4K UHD content. The Roku 4 player also includes the new Roku OS7 supporting new discovery features that provide access to more entertainment choices and an updated “Roku Feed” that now lets users follow movies, directors, actors, and TV shows to receive automatic […]

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TiVo Unveils Bolt Set-Top Box With 4K, Commercial Skipping

September 30th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Cable TV, Connected TVs, DVR, HDMI, News, Sling Box, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

TiVo introduced this week a new 4K Ultra HD-ready DVR option for cable and over-the-air TV viewers who also want to integrate built-in standard and 4K streaming services. The new TiVo Bolt, which will replace the TiVo Roamio box, supports cable, OTA and over-the-top (OTT)  programs available in SD, HD, Full HD and 4K Ultra […]

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ATSC 3.0 TV Broadcast Standard Progresses Toward Approval

September 29th, 2015 · 4 Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDR, News, Second Screen, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, Test Equipment, UHDTV

The nation’s next broadcast TV platform is steadily progressing toward realization, following the disclosure Tuesday that the physical layer of The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) 3.0 digital TV broadcast platform has achieved candidate standard. The “A/322 Physical Layer Candidate Standard” was awarded by the ATSC TG3 Technology Group and covers a significant portion of […]

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GoPro Introduces $199 WiFi Action Cam

September 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, News, Wireless HD

GoPro expanded its lineup up of go-anywhere action video cameras to six Monday when it unveiled the Hero+ with WiFi connectivity. The $199 wearable camera will capture both Full HD 1080p and HD 720p video at 30 and 60 fps. It will also take 8-megapixel stills. Other features in the diminutive waterproof camera include built-in […]

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Samsung, Oculus Unveil Affordable VR Viewer, VR Movies

September 24th, 2015 · No Comments · News, OLED, Virtual Reality

Movies from Twentieth Century Fox, Lionsgate, Netflix and possibly others are coming to a Virtual Reality (VR) headset near you. Oculus and Samsung, developers of VR headgear systems, took the technology closer to the mainstream at the Oculus Connect 2 developers’ conference in Hollywood Thursday by revealing that Twentieth Century Fox, Lionsgate and Netflix are […]

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