Entries Tagged as 'Digital Media Receivers'

Xbox One Adds Bitstream Audio Support

March 30th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Gaming and home theater fans will be happy to know that Microsoft this week added new bitstream audio features to Xbox One, including bitstream passthrough of advanced immersive audio formats Dolby Atmos and DTS:X from supporting Blu-ray Disc movies. This update, which is scheduled to begin next week, will allow a connected supporting AV […]

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Xfinity TV App Available For Beta Trial On Roku Devices

January 31st, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

Roku said Tuesday that it is releasing a beta version of a new Xfinity TV app for U.S. Roku players, bringing Xfinity cable TV subscribers the ability to access programming they have subscribed to without the need of a cable box. The app is said to feature an immersive guide with rich graphics, imagery, personalized […]

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NVIDIA Updates Bring HDR To 2015 Shield TV Devices

January 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, News, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Owners of NVIDIA’s popular 2015-version Shield TV media adapter box can now download a software upgrade (version 5.0) bringing them a number of current and coming features. NVIDIA announced during the recent CES 2017 that it had plans to continue supporting Shield TV media adapters, including legacy devices, with new features and functionality. The […]

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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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TCL Unveils 4K Ultra HD Roku TVs With HDR10, Dolby Vision

January 4th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, search and recommendation, Second Screen, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV

                               A TCL P1-Series 4K Ultra HDTV with HDR10 and Dolby Vision support. TCL introduced at CES 2017 an expanded lineup of TCL Roku TVs including 25 models across three series, including the company’s first 4K Ultra HDTV models supporting Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR). The three 2017 TCL Roku TV series include the […]

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