Entries Tagged as 'News'

DEG: 4K Ultra HD Products Saw Strong Q1 Sales

April 29th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Sales of 4K Ultra HDTVs, UHD players and supporting 4K media saw strong sales over the first three months of 2016, according to preliminary data supplied Friday by the DEG: Digital Entertainment Group, a multi-industry home entertainment promotional association. Ultra HDTV sets continued to show “dramatic” growth in the quarter, with unit sales shipments surpassing […]

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CTA Defines Wide Color Gamut Displays

April 27th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

  The Video Division Board of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) recently updated the official industry terminology for 4K Ultra TVs by including definitions for displays that support a wide color gamut (WCG). Prior, the CTA board had established related terms for 4K Ultra HD supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR). Most of the terms fall […]

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HDR Support Comes To 2016 Mid And Entry AVR Lines

April 27th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  High performance networked AV receivers compatible with the latest 4K Ultra and high dynamic range (HDR) video signals and Dolby Atmos and DTS:X objected-based audio formats were unveiled this month in the more mainstream 2016 product lines from Denon, Marantz, Onkyo and Pioneer. Many of these new more affordably-priced models are available or coming […]

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Sony VPL-VW365ES 4K Projector To Get HDR Update

April 26th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Front Projection, HDMI, HDR, News, UHDTV

  Sony Electronics said Tuesday that it will bring high dynamic range (HDR) to its 4K VPL-VW365ES home theater projector in May, and that current owners will be able to update their models through a firmware update that will be available at that time. The VP-VW365ES, which carries a $9,998.99 unilateral pricing policy, was first […]

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Samsung’s 2016 KU7500, KU7000, KU6500, KU6300 4K UHD TV Prices Leaked

April 21st, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDMI, HDR, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

  Updated! Samsung unveiled pricing and features on its new SUHD TV model series last week, but said nothing about lower-priced UHD tiers planned for 2016. (This story was updated with additional information on availability and adds the KU6300 Series.) Industry sources today revealed to HD Guru the pricing and features for Samsung’s step-down 4K […]

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Horror Classic To See Ultra HD Blu-ray Release With Auro-3D

April 20th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Gore fanatics will soon be able to have their macabre fantasies splattered across their 4K Ultra HD big screens while listening on up to 13.1-channel surround sound systems with the pending release of horror classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on Ultra HD Blu-ray disc. The title will be one of the first Ultra HD […]

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Comcast Kicks Off Xfinity TV Partner Program, Roku, Samsung On Board

April 20th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, News, UHD (4K) Media Players

Comcast said Wednesday said that it has launched an Xfinity TV Partner Program to expand the range of retail devices its customers can use to access Xfinity cable TV service, and Roku and Samsung are on-board. The Xfinity TV Partner Program will leverage open standard technologies, including HTML5, to provide a common framework to connect […]

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Universal Reveals 4K Ultra HD Movie Release Plans

April 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) said Tuesday that it will release for home use globally a slate of films in 4K Ultra HD resolution with high dynamic range (HDR) both in Ultra HD Blu-ray format and as digital streaming and downloads, beginning this summer. The studio said it plans to release a mix of […]

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