Entries Tagged as 'UHDTV'

Connector Solution Brings Support For Next Gen. Video

August 3rd, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

One of the sticking points in delivering next-generation video formats from mobile devices and PCs to displays received a new solution Monday.   Lattice Semiconductor, a chip manufacturer which acquired Silicon Image, one of the leading developers of the HDMI interface, revealed Monday a pair of chip solutions for transmitting and receiving new superMHL video and […]

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Hisense To Acquire Sharp’s U.S. TV Business

July 31st, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Chinese TV manufacturer Hisense revealed early Friday that it is acquiring Sharp’s North and South American TV businesses for $23.7 million. In a terse statement issued from Hisense’s headquarters in Qingdao, the company said it is purchasing all equity and assets of Sharp’s TV factory in Mexico and will gain the rights to use the “Sharp” brand name […]

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HD Guru’s Glossary Of Developing Terms

July 30th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Video technologies and products are advancing so rapidly these days that it’s easy to find yourself swimming in a sea of alphabet soup trying to keep up with the latest terms and abbreviations. In an effort to bring things down to basics, we’ve decided to start a glossary of terms that our readers can use […]

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Vizio Makes Your Data Key In New Business Direction

July 27th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Audio, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Test Equipment, UHDTV

Vizio, the king of value-priced TVs traditionally sold through discount chains and warehouse clubs, is looking at you as it revamps its business model. The California-based company filed a Form S–1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday looking to raise at least $172.5 million from its initial public offering. The company plans to sell Class […]

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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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4K Ultra HDTV Deals Lined Up For Amazon ‘Prime Day’

July 14th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Digital Media Receivers, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Amazon will kick off its much-hyped Prime Day event for members of its Prime subscriber program starting at 3 a.m. EST/midnight PT tonight — July 15th — including a number of TV specials. The event, which promises to rival promotions offered on Black Friday, will include “thousands of deals” including “lightning deals” on a number of television specials […]

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