Entries Tagged as 'UHDTV'

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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SpectraCal Develops `AutoCal’ For 2017 Samsung TVs

March 29th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Test Equipment, UHDTV

  The often monotonous and time consuming process of calibrating a television is going to be a little easier for some 2017 televisions, thanks to new Calman AutoCal software coming from SpectraCal. That’s because the developer of popular Calman PC software used by many professional calibrators, technicians and reviewers of professional and consumer television displays […]

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Yamaha, Onkyo Add Entry, Mid-Range AVR Lines

March 28th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Audio, center channel, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, front channels, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, rear surround channel, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

                                                   The Yamaha RX-V683 AV receiver with MusicCast Home theater audio manufacturers are beginning to release their 2017 lines, providing advanced features and high-quality sound at high-value price points. This week Yamaha and Onkyo followed Denon’s […]

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Upon Further Analysis: Samsung Q9 QLED TV Is A 4K UHD Beacon

March 27th, 2017 · 4 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, electronic program guides, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Test Equipment, UHDTV

  UPDATE! About two weeks ago we were given the chance to review a pre-production sample of Samsung’s QN65Q9F flagship 4K Ultra HD QLED TV, but our test sample had a few bugs that prevented us from giving it a final and accurate rating. At our request, and in the desire to give a fair review […]

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QLED: Quantum Dot By Yet Another Name

March 24th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, laser projectors, News, OLED, UHDTV

Balls of confusion: Marketing material on Samsung’s own web site still implies `QLED TV’ is a distinct new innovation. Since CES 2017, one of the more confusing new wrinkles in the nomenclature of quantum dot TV technology has been the use of the term “QLED.” At one time used in press reports out of Asia […]

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Manufacturers Cue Up 2017 Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

March 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVR, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

                                    The LG UDP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Televisions supporting 4K Ultra HD resolution with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut are gaining critical momentum and manufacturers of Blu-ray Disc players are stepping up to sustain that activity by introducing players supporting the Ultra HD Blu-ray […]

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Color Volume Dominates 2017 4K Ultra HDTV Comparisons

March 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Color volume measurements showing 3D charts with volume L coordinates on two displays. As 4K Ultra HD televisions supporting high dynamic range (HDR) and a wider color gamut have evolved over the last several years, an additional criteria for measuring a set’s performance – called color volume – has increasingly entered the TV performance lexicon. […]

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`Planet Earth II’ To Be Released On Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc March 28th

March 16th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, DVD Players, Full HD 1080p, HDR, News, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  BBC Home Entertainment America said this week that it is distributing “Planet Earth II” on Ultra HD Blu-ray disc, making it “the first ever natural history television series” to be released in 4K resolution with HDR. The title will be available in various format packages in the United States and Canada on March 28, […]

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