Entries Tagged as 'Connected TVs'

HDMI 2.1 To Bring Robust Home Theater Experience

January 19th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, OLED, OLED, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Developers of HDMI 2.1, the next version of the HDMI digital connector which was formally announced at CES 2017 earlier in the month, are calling it by far the most aggressive and different of all the prior versions of the digital interface used for video and audio applications. During our visits with various engineers […]

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Vizio Adds Google Home Control To SmartCast Products

January 18th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, Home Automation, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  One week after announcing it had updated the SmartCast platform powered by Google’s Chromecast, TV/video display maker Vizio said that its SmartCast enabled products are now compatible with Google Home, Google’s new voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Vizio SmartCast TVs have Chromecast functionality built in to enable streaming video and music apps […]

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Philips PVRs ‘Powered By TiVo’ Planned For Fall

January 18th, 2017 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, News

  The Philips and TiVo brands will be reunited this Fall on a line of Personal Video Recorders (PVRs) designed for use by consumers looking to avoid pricey cable or satellite TV subscription services. An executive with P&F USA, which licenses the Philips brand for the sale and marketing of TVs and video-related products in […]

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Roku Reveals Improved Mobile App Update

January 17th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, 720p HD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Second Screen, Sling Box, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Roku revealed through a blog announcement Tuesday that it is releasing the latest version (v4.0) of the Roku mobile app for iOS and Android devices, bringing a new look with faster and easier response. The update brings what Roku calls “one-tap access to features that make streaming what you love fast and simple.” The […]

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Nuvyyo Offers Cord Cutters New Tablo Solutions

January 16th, 2017 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, HDMI, News, Streaming Services

  Nuvyyo, the maker of the Tablo Over-the-Air (OTA) DVR, used the recent CES 2017 to announce it is expanding the Tablo experience to more devices and platforms. Tablo has been a popular solution for cost-conscious cord cutters looking to mix free OTA and over-the-top (OTT) programming through one easy to use DVR box that […]

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HD Guru’s Best of CES 2017 Awards Revealed!

January 13th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Cameras, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Front Projection, front projectors, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, height channels, laser projectors, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, OLED, short-throw projectors, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Virtual Reality

  CES 2017 brought us the continued evolution of 4K Ultra HDTVs supporting both high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut, and this year top manufacturers made great strides in presenting not only brighter and more colorful pictures, but truly impressive looking television sets to boot. We also saw more of the new […]

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Vizio Updates SmartCast Display Platform For Easier Use

January 10th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  Vizio said Tuesday that it has updated its SmartCast app-based smart video display platform with an expanding library of apps that are easier to see and use. The platform, which uses two devices to operate in many models — the TV and a tablet or smartphone — includes a library of popular apps including: […]

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Philips Unveils 3 Series of Dolby Vision 4K Ultra HDTVs

January 5th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

                                    A Philips 2017 8000 Series 4K Ultra HDTV LED LCD TV P&F USA is using CES 2017 to launch 10 models across three series of Philips-branded 4K Ultra HD televisions supporting Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range technology in addition to the company’s first Ultra HD Blu-ray player supporting Dolby Vision HDR playback. The company said that […]

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