Entries Tagged as 'Virtual Reality'

Samsung Shows Developers `Intelligence Of Things’ With Bixby 2.0

October 18th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D UHDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Augmented Reality, Connected TVs, Home Automation, intelligent assistant, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Second Screen, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

DJ Koh, Samsung Mobile Communications Business president Samsung revealed at its Developers Conference in San Francisco Wednesday that it is moving intelligence beyond devices and into an ubiquitous, personal and open ecosystem running its new and improved Bixby 2.0 voice-powered digital assistant technology. The company also said it is unifying its existing Internet of Things […]

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Super Bowl LI Brings Options For HD, VR Viewers

January 31st, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, 720p HD, Amazon, Connected TVs, HDMI, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

  In case you’ve been hiding under a rock since election day, Super Bowl LI kicks off this Sunday and viewers have more options available to them than ever to watch the big game in high definition splendor. As you are hopefully aware, the game this year pits the New England Patriots against the Atlanta […]

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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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Google Play Ramps Up 4K Movie Selections

December 8th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, News, screen mirroring, search and recommendation, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

  Although it’s been steadily ramping up the addition of 4K Ultra HD movies to its library for a few weeks now, the Google Play store officially announced this week that it has added more than 125 Ultra HD movies to its selection of streaming movie and television programs. Key lures among the announced additions […]

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CTA: Holidays To Spark 4.5M 4K Ultra HDTV Shipments

November 11th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Audio, Connected TVs, HDR, Home Automation, News, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

                                                  CTA Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac It should be another good holiday season for television purchasing and gift giving, although the category that once spurred on Black Friday shopping mania with fistfights over door-buster specials, will be somewhat more subdued as more and more holiday shopping dollars gravitate to on-line purchases, and mobile technology products. […]

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LeEco Acquires Vizio In Bid To Disrupt OTT/TV Ecosystem

July 26th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Second Screen, Sound Bars, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

                       LeEco Chairman Yueting Jia (left) celebrates with Vizio CEO William Wang. In a deal that could be as disruptive for the over-the-top content streaming industry as Vizio’s entry was to U.S. television manufacturing, China-based Internet content giant LeEco announced Wednesday that it is acquiring Irvine, CA-based Vizio for $2 billion. LeEco founder and CEO […]

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Basse: Theaters Will Need To Catch Up To HDR TVs

June 15th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

  Hanno Basse, Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE) Chief Technology Officer and chairman of the Ultra HD Alliance, said 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment continues to push the envelope on production of 4K Ultra HD content with high dynamic range (HDR), but the creative license of filmmakers using the format can sometimes be limited by the […]

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Samsung, Oculus Unveil Affordable VR Viewer, VR Movies

September 24th, 2015 · No Comments · News, OLED, Virtual Reality

Movies from Twentieth Century Fox, Lionsgate, Netflix and possibly others are coming to a Virtual Reality (VR) headset near you. Oculus and Samsung, developers of VR headgear systems, took the technology closer to the mainstream at the Oculus Connect 2 developers’ conference in Hollywood Thursday by revealing that Twentieth Century Fox, Lionsgate and Netflix are […]

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