Entries Tagged as 'News'

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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`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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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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Epson Adds Bright Home Cinema Projectors

August 25th, 2015 · 2 Comments · 3D HDTV, 3LCD front projectors, Front Projection, News

Epson unveiled Tuesday a pair of bright 3LCD Full HD 1080p Home Cinema projectors designed for use in either light-controlled home theaters or more general-use rooms with average amounts of ambient light. The Epson Home Cinema 1040 and Home Cinema 1440 models are positioned as versatile projectors featuring built-in sound, easy setup, dual HDMI ports and MHL support to […]

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Yamaha Launches MusicCast Wireless Music Platform

August 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Yamaha introduced Thursday its new and improved MusicCast wireless audio system, offering a new level of capabilities designed for people who want a whole-home wireless audio system for more than just background music. The MusicCast system is designed to wirelessly transmit music to every room, controlled by a smartphone or tablet app. In addition the […]

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Pioneer Unveils Affordable Atmos Speakers

August 18th, 2015 · No Comments · News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

Pioneer Home Entertainment introduced Tuesday two aggressively priced speakers designed to bring Dolby Atmos object-based surround sound to mainstream home theater systems. Both speakers are positioned in the Pioneer line. The SP-T22A-LR add-on speaker will carry a $199 a pair suggested retail price. The add-on is designed to deliver height channels in an Atmos system […]

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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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