Entries Tagged as 'Connected TVs'

Roku Adds RCA Brand To Camp Of Roku TV Licensees

April 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, search and recommendation, Streaming Services, voice command

  Roku revealed Tuesday that the RCA brand has joined the stable of TV vendors that will offer integrated Roku TVs this year. The RCA trademark is currently licensed for TV marketing in most of North America by Technicolor to Display-Vu Corp. an affiliate of Curtis International. Roku said RCA brand TVs will leverage the […]

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Sling TV Cloud DVR Feature Now Available On Apple TV

April 24th, 2017 · No Comments · Amazon, Connected TVs, DVR, electronic program guides, News, OTT services, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services

  Live over-the-top (OTT) streaming service Sling TV said Monday that the cloud DVR service it has made available to Sling TV subscribers using Amazon FireTV, Roku and Android media streaming adapters for the past several weeks is now available for Apple TV users as well. Owners of Apple TV media streaming devices who have […]

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Review: Samsung HW-MS650 1-pc Soundbar Delivers Bass Of A Subwoofer

April 21st, 2017 · No Comments · Audio, center channel, Connected TVs, front channels, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OTT services, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Wireless Audio

  It’s becoming more and more common that purchasers of new 4K Ultra HDTVs and even Full HD 1080p models get their new big-screen home and quickly become entranced by the immersive visual experience offered by the latest and greatest video technologies. But then comes the disconnect – the sound from the TV’s tiny speakers […]

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Samsung, Amazon To Bring HDR10+ Metadata, Content To 4K Ultra HDTVs

April 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  Samsung Electronics and Amazon used the site of next week’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention Wednesday to formally announce that Amazon Video will be carrying content with dynamic metadata supporting Samsung’s HDR10+ technology. HDR10+ is a Samsung-developed “open standard” that will bring HDR-like benefits—including enhanced contrast and colors–to a wide range of HDR-supporting […]

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Hulu Readies Live TV As Sling TV Links Up With LG

April 20th, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, OTT services, Satellite TV, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services

  The selection of live over-the-top TV services is about to get even larger following reports this week that Hulu is planning to launch its long-promised live TV service next month. The launch timing report first surfaced on TechCrunch, which cited internal company communications and confidential sources. The May launch will be a bit behind […]

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Hisense Gears Up To Seize Opportunities In Changing TV Market

April 14th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Front Projection, front projectors, HDR, Laser HDTV, laser projectors, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

                                The Hisense H9D 4K Ultra LED LCD TV As other popular television brands are feeling the pinch of failed acquisition plans and under-performing television businesses, China’s Hisense is gearing up for an expansion of business in the United States in 2017. Mark Viken, Hisense USA marketing VP, told HD Guru Friday that challenges facing […]

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LeEco Moves Forward With Branded Marketing Efforts

April 13th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  With its planned acquisition of Vizio in the rear view mirror, LeEco is hitting the throttle on marketing efforts in the United States behind its LeEco-branded TVs, smartphones and accessories. The company, which continues to bear the brunt of press reports challenging its ability to meet sales projections and build its consumer electronics lines […]

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Roku Licenses TiVo Patents For Future Enhancements

April 12th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, Live OTT services, News, Satellite TV, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV

                                                                                         Roku just upgraded the firmware in its media player and Roku TV operating system to monitor what users watch on live TV to help make meaningful recommendations for over-the-top (OTT) streaming programs, but a new patent licensing agreement with TiVO revealed Wednesday indicates even more robust capabilities could be the way. TiVo (formerly known […]

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