Entries Tagged as 'Reference Materials'

Panel: New 4K Ultra HDTVs Are Good First Step For HDR

August 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Reference Materials, Streaming Services, Test Equipment, TV Tables, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  Looking to arrive at a standard of performance for new generation 4K Ultra HDTVs with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut, Samsung recently commissioned the development of a new Ultra HD HDR Reference Test Disc and corresponding PC-based work flow to help product reviewers, professional calibrators and others properly test and […]

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Set-Up Tips to Make Your HDTV or 4K Ultra High Definition TV Super Bowl-Ready

February 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Reference Materials, UHDTV

The Consumer Electronics Association claims about 22 percent of all HDTVs are purchased for the specific purpose of watching the Super Bowl. But around 1 in 5 HDTV owners end up NOT watching the big game or other programs in high definition due to improper setup (source: The Nielsen Company). The following checklist will help […]

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Must-Have HDTV Accessories 2014

November 27th, 2014 · No Comments · 3D Blu-ray player, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DVD Players, DVR, Extended Warranties, HDMI, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems

  Here are some must-have accessories every HDTV owner should consider. Big or small, 720p or 4K, these can improve your experience, save you some money in the long run, and even make your TV look even better. From proper HDMI cables to media streamers, soundbars to sound systems, setup discs and surge protectors, there’s something […]

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DVDO AVLab Ultra HD 4K Test Pattern Generator Review

September 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment · 2160p, HDMI, Reference Materials, Review, Test Equipment

Video calibration and testing is tedious, exacting work. The end result, however, is our ability to objectively convey relevant information to you, plus make our favorite projectors and TVs look and perform at their absolute best. The need to examine dozens (if not hundreds) of video test patterns to properly evaluate display performance is the […]

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J.D. Power: Samsung Leads HDTV Satisfaction Survey as Vizio Falls

July 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments · 3D HDTV, News, Plasma, Reference Materials

Yesterday,  market research firm J. D. Power published its annual High Definition Television Satisfaction Report surveying customers who recently purchased an HDTV. Samsung won the top spot for both HDTV categories- under 50-inch screens as well 50-inch and larger models. Vizio, which held the overall top spot in 2012 and 2013 (with a 1st place […]

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Coming Soon: Affordable Inkjet-Printed OLED UHDTVs

April 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments · 3D UHDTV, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, News, OLED, OLED, Reference Materials, Second Screen, UHDTV

OLED provides the best performance of any display tech available today, with deep blacks, rich colors and a wide viewing angle that LED-lit LCD sets can’t touch. But the complex and inefficient techniques used to manufacture OLED TVs result in low yields, and that means high prices for sets that use the technology. The current […]

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HDTV/UHDTV: Are You Getting the Complete Picture?

February 4th, 2014 · 2 Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Reference Materials, UHDTV

Late 2012 saw the introduction of 4K UHD TVs, and at the 2014 CES in January, a slew of new 4K models were announced with dramatically lower price points compared with last year’s very expensive first-generation sets. These also have smaller screen sizes designed to appeal to a wider audience beyond well-heeled videophiles.

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Set-Up Tips to Make Your HDTV Super Bowl-Ready

January 28th, 2014 · No Comments · News, Reference Materials

The Consumer Electronics Association claims that 22 percent of all HDTVs are purchased for the specific purpose of watching the Super Bowl. But around 1 in 5 HDTV owners end up NOT watching the big game or other programs in high definition due to improper setup (source: The Nielsen Company). The following checklist will help […]

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