Entries Tagged as 'Philips'

P&F Launches Philips 5000 Series 4K Ultra HDTV With HDR10

June 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  P&F USA, the manufacturer of Philips-branded TVs in the United States, is now selling its 5000 series Philips 4K Ultra HDTVs with a built-in Chromecast smart TV system and compatibility with Google Home voice assistant. The Chromecast system enables playing streaming content through an app on a smartphone, tablet or laptop and casting the […]

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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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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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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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HD Guru Helps Deck The Halls With Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

November 23rd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Amazon, Auro3D, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, News, object-based audio

  Looking for more high quality 4K Ultra HD movie and TV content to play on your new television set? It might be time to invest in a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. First introduced last spring, the category is rapidly becoming the playback device of choice for discerning videophiles. In addition to delivering 4K […]

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BDA: Ultra HD Blu-ray Sales Surpassing Expectations

November 1st, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDR, News, Surround Sound, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

The BDA’s Dan Schinasi (left) and Don Eklund (right) demonstrate HDR from 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Ultra HD Blu-ray is bringing new life to physical media as sales of hardware and software continue to surpass expectations. According to the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA), 2016 marks the first time that 4K Ultra HD capability in a […]

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NRDC: Government Uses Flawed TV Energy Consumption Tests

September 21st, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, OLED, Test Equipment, UHDTV

  Your TV might be contributing to global warming. Well, it’s certainly making a lot of people hot under the collar, anyway. An environmental watchdog group called the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) issued a report on television energy consumption Wednesday calling government testing procedures for energy use by TVs flawed and implied that some […]

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