Entries Tagged as 'UHD (4K) Media Players'

Microsoft Unveils Xbox One X High-Powered 4K Gaming Console

June 12th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, OTT services, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Microsoft used the video gaming industry’s E3 Show in Los Angeles this week to unveil its long-awaited Xbox One X gaming console, which the company is calling the most powerful of its kind. The console will hit store shelves worldwide on November 7th and will carry a $499 suggested retail price. The initial version […]

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Blackfire RED Wi-Fi Protocol To Improve Wireless Home Integration

June 12th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, routers, screen mirroring, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, voice command, Wireless Audio, Wireless HD

  Home entertainment network startup, Blackfire Research, introduced Monday its Blackfire RED real-time entertainment distribution framework, billed as the industry’s only wireless entertainment-centric infrastructure software framework designed to overcome the limitations of using in-home Wi-Fi media applications. Blackfire designed Blackfire RED wireless applications and products for real-time Wi-Fi exchanges of entertainment content between disparate devices […]

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Apple Support Of HEVC To Bring 4K UHD To More Screens

June 8th, 2017 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, Full HD 1080p, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  Apple disclosed at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2017 this week that it has officially selected the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) compression standard as its codec of choice for next-generation video streaming. Apple executives said that HEVC decoding and encoding would find support in all iOS 11, tvOS 11, and macOS High […]

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Nvidia Shield TV Update Adds Live TV Via Plex, USB Tuner Add-on

June 1st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 720p HD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, HDR, News, OTT services, routers, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Users of Nvidia’s Shield TV high-powered media streamer will soon be getting some new features delivered via the Shield Experience Upgrade 5.2, including an easier way to watch and share live broadcast TV, the company said Thursday. The updates will roll out initially through the Shield Preview Program over the next couple weeks. They […]

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Roku Kicks Off National Streaming Day Promotion

May 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 720p HD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full HD 1080p, HD 3D Content, HDMI, HDR, Live OTT services, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Skinny TV services, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Roku, the maker of some of the most popular add-on media streamers for accessing more than 5,000 streaming channels, is offering free content and a $10 discount on its popular Roku players in celebration of National Streaming Day on May 20th. Kicking off the week leading up to the special day, anyone interested in […]

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Onkyo Brands Add Chromecast Update To AV Components

April 28th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Audio, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HTIBs, News, object-based audio, OTT services, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Onkyo Corp. completed a string of announcements this week that it is now delivering firmware updates that bring support for Chromecast streaming services to key wireless speakers and AV receivers across its stable of home theater audio brands  — Onkyo, Integra and Pioneer. This firmware release enhances audio streaming and the wireless multi-room ecosystem […]

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Roku TVs Get A Firmware Update

April 11th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, 720p HD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Live OTT services, News, Satellite TV, screen mirroring, search and recommendation, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Roku revealed this week that it in the process of updating its popular over-the-top (OTT) streaming services platform for all Roku devices. The latest version of the Roku OS, which is called OS 7.6, will be rolling out to all connected Roku players and TVs in coming days and weeks. Among the key features […]

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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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