Entries Tagged as 'News'

LeEco Acquires Vizio In Bid To Disrupt OTT/TV Ecosystem

July 26th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

                       LeEco Chairman Yueting Jia (left) celebrates with Vizio CEO William Wang. In a deal that could be as disruptive for the over-the-top content streaming industry as Vizio’s entry was to U.S. television manufacturing, China-based Internet content giant LeEco announced Wednesday that it is acquiring Irvine, CA-based Vizio for $2 billion. LeEco founder and CEO […]

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The Inbox Always Pings… and Pings

July 25th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Cable TV, Connected TVs, DVD Players, Front Projection, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Satellite TV

  When not hunting for HDTV and 4K Ultra TV news, HD Guru is often busy addressing emails from our beloved readers, many of whom have issues, concerns and questions with their old, new or pending TV purchases. Understanding our answers to some of these questions could be of service to others facing the same […]

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Paramount Releases Blu-ray Disc Titles With DTS:X Sound

July 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Full HD 1080p, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

  DTS, developer of high definition surround sound solutions, said that the first Paramount Home Media Distribution Blu-ray Disc titles with support for DTS:X are now hitting store shelves. DTS:X is an object-based surround format offering height channels to create one of the most immersive surround sound experiences available for the home. The first titles […]

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Sony Pictures Technology Head: For HDR ‘One Size Doesn’t Fit All’

July 22nd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

         Bill Baggelaar, Sony Pictures Technology Senior VP, stands next to a new Sony XBR-100Z9D . In introducing its new flagship Z9D XBR line of 4K Ultra HD TVs this week Sony had Bill Baggelaar, Sony Pictures technology senior VP, tell members of the media about how aggressively the studio is working with its Sony […]

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Sony Unveils 4K Ultra HDTV With Full Array Backlighting On Steroids

July 21st, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Video Processors

                            Sony Electronics President Mike Fasulo with a new Z9D 4K Ultra HDTV. Sony Electronics Wednesday put Samsung and LG on notice that there is a new technology contender for the top-performing 4K Ultra HDTV crown. The company formally unveiled its new Z9D Series TVs, which are said to incorporate an LED LCD backlighting technology […]

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Study: Interest Builds For OTT 4K Olympics Coverage

July 19th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Almost one third of Americans (31 percent) would like to watch the Olympics on Netflix if it were available, a new study conducted for Snell Advanced Media (SAM) said Tuesday. Still, more than half of Americans (56 percent) will watch at home via their live cable or satellite TV this year. As a result […]

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Hisense Ships Sharp 75″ 4K Ultra HD LED LCD TV

July 18th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Hisense revealed Monday that its Sharp Aquos-branded 75-inch LC-75N8000 4K smart TV is now shipping to retailers offering 4K Ultra HD resolution and support for high dynamic range (HDR). The LC-75N8000U, which carries a $3,199.99 suggested retail price, is an edge-lit LED LCD TV with multi-zone local dimming and support for a wide color […]

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Yamaha Adds Blu-ray Players With 4K Up Conversion, SACD Support

July 14th, 2016 · No Comments · 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Full HD 1080p, News, Surround Sound, Video Processors

                                                                   Yamaha Aventage BD-A1060 Yamaha introduced this week a pair of Full HD Blu-ray players including its BD-S681 and premium Aventage BD-A1060 models, offering 3D playback, 4K Ultra HD up conversion, and compatibility with high-resolution audio formats. The Yamaha BD-S681, carrying a $329.95 suggested retail, and […]

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