Entries Tagged as 'Cable TV'

HDMI Forum Releases HDMI 2.1 Specification For Next-Gen. Video Devices

November 28th, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Cameras, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, gaming monitors, HDMI, HDR, HDR10+, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  The HDMI Forum formally announced Tuesday the long-awaited release of Version 2.1 of the HDMI Specification that will be offered for use by all licensed manufacturers of next-generation HDMI devices. The specification gives chip and device manufacturers guidance in how to proceed with the implementation of HDMI 2.1 connectors in next-generation televisions, AV receivers, […]

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FCC Approves ATSC 3.0 Framework By 3-2 Vote

November 16th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, Satellite TV, Surround Sound, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

As was widely expected, the members of Republican-led Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted, 3 to 2, along party lines Thursday to approve a framework for the roll out of the nation’s next digital television broadcast platform, known as ATSC 3.0. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called the action a vote for innovation. He was one of […]

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VESA Kicks Off DisplayID V. 2.0 Standard For Current And Future Tech

November 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Augmented Reality, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, gaming monitors, HDR, laser projectors, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, portable projectors, short-throw projectors, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Video Processors

Anyone who has struggled with old legacy A/V gear failing to work with newer advanced 4K video equipment will be happy to know that the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) should be bringing a solution for new equipment. This week, VESA kicked off the launch of the DisplayID Version 2.0 standard, designed for smoother plug-and-play […]

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Sony Joins Comcast’s Xfinity TV Partner App Program

November 14th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Cable TV, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Starting next year, Sony televisions will be adding the Xfinity TV Partner app to let Comcast Xfinity subscribers access their cable TV service directly through Sony’s Android TVs without the need of a separate set-top box. Owners of the new TVs will be able to enjoy live and on demand programming, including local broadcast and […]

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Roku Kicks Off Holidays With Pricing Specials, Including Streaming Stick+

November 13th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Anyone planning to give a new Roku streaming media adapter has a gift for the upcoming holidays will be happy to know that the company will be offering limited-time pricing specials on select models in time for the traditional holiday shopping mania period. Included in the offers will be the popular new Roku Streaming […]

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Zone-TV To Launch AI-Enabled `Dynamic Channels’ Through Cable, Satellite

October 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Cable TV, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News

  Santa Monica, Calif.-based zone-TV said Monday that it plans to launch a group of 14 subscription video-on-demand television channels, with content currated by humans and delivered with the help of artifical intelligent (AI) to provide special interest programming that is not readily available elsewhere on cable and satellite TV services. Zone TV is using […]

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LG 2017, 2018 WebOS Smart TVs To Add Xfinity Cable App

September 25th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Cable TV giant Comcast revealed Monday that LG Electronics USA is the latest television manufacturer to agree to include its Xfinity TV Partner app in smart TVs. The cable service’s streaming TV app will appear in LG 2017 and 2018 model 4K Ultra HDTVs using its webOS smart TV platform, starting as a beta trial […]

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Fox, Panasonic Join Samsung In Support For HDR10+

August 28th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Cable TV, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, HDR10+, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OTT services, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  Samsung used the days leading up to the IFA International consumer technology show in Berlin, Germany to reveal that it has enlisted the support of both Panasonic and 20th Century Fox for its HDR10+ dynamic metadata high dynamic range system. Samsung is making the HDR10+ format available royalty free to add the benefits of […]

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