Entries Tagged as 'OLED'

HEVC Patent Pool Issues Its Bill

July 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Manufacturers of 4K Ultra HDTVs, Ultra HD Blu-ray players, mobile devices, 4K Ultra HD software and other products using high efficiency video coding (HEVC) compression and decoding technology are about to be handed another bill. The HEVC Advance, which is a second patent pool that surfaced last March looking to administer royalty collection for HEVC […]

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Nothing Refreshing About Refresh Rates This Year

July 21st, 2015 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Plasma, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Back in 2012, the HD Guru warned readers that most TV manufacturers had started substituting industry standardized specifications for LED LCD TV motion smoothing technologies with proprietary terminology and corresponding numbers that at first glance appeared to be high native refresh rates but actually weren’t. Here we are in 2015 and the practice, for the […]

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Panasonic Expands 4K Ultra HD Photo Mode In Lumix Camera

July 16th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, News, OLED, OLED, UHDTV

Panasonic Thursday continued to expand its assortment of Lumix 4K cameras featuring 4K photo mode with the introductions of the mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Lumix GX8 camera (pictured at top) and the Lumix DMC-FZ300 (FZ300) bridge-style point-and-shoot. The two cameras join Panasonic’s growing list of Lumix models, including the GH4, LX100 and FZ1000, with 4K […]

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What’s a 10-bit TV, and is it better?

July 8th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Starting this year you’ll be able to buy 10-bit LCDs. Well, true 10-bit. Excited? Would it help if we talked about what that means? Probably. Here’s why 10-bit LCDs will be (and are) cool, and what they mean for the future of TVs.

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Fantastic 4th Of July Deals on 4K UHD TVs and HDTVs

July 1st, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 4K Curved Screeen, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

This week is a great time to purchase a new 4K UHD TV or HDTV. There are a few remaining 2014 red hot closeout deals with up to 64% off retail. Also check out the latest prices on the 2015 models. We found a number of “instant rebates” from Samsung, Sony and LG. In HDTV […]

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Manufacturers Debate OLED, 4K Ultra HD, HDR

June 29th, 2015 · 9 Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Plasma, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

If an OLED TV has superior black level on a bright retail showroom floor, will anybody see it? That was the question debated by company spokesmen from Samsung, Sony and LG during a Next TV panel at last week’s CE Week in New York City. In a discussion on LG’s decision to carry OLED to […]

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LG OLED TV Wins Value Electronics `TV Shootout’

June 26th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Curved Screen, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

LG Electronics’ 65-inch curved-screen 65EG9600 4K OLED TV was selected the winner of the 11th Annual Value Electronics TV Shootout held at CE Week in New York City, Wednesday and Thursday. The curved-screen “Art Slim” OLED TV beat out three contending flagship 4K Ultra HD TVs including the 78-inch Samsung UN78JS9500, the 75-inch Sony XBR-75X940C […]

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Panel: Consider Issues Beyond Brightness In 4K Ultra HD Standards Setting

June 25th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

The establishment of standards for high dynamic range (HDR) viewing in the home and other 4K UHD performance issues needs to take into account a wide range of parameters including ambient light and its effect on contrast ratio, and not focus merely on peak light. That was the assessment of some video experts speaking on a […]

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