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HomePod Firmware Possibly Reveals Apple Watch With LTE and 4K Apple TV With HDR10 and Dolby Vision

HomePod Firmware Possibly Reveals Apple Watch With LTE and 4K Apple TV With HDR10 and Dolby Vision | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

A reference to a 4K HDR display mode in the HomePod's firmware is lending credence to rumors that Apple is testing a fifth-generation Apple TV capable of streaming 4K resolution video

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Quantum Dot Technology to Join LG's 4K ULTRA HD TV Lineup in 2015

Quantum Dot Technology to Join LG's 4K ULTRA HD TV Lineup in 2015 | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

LG Electronics (LG) will unveil a new 4K ULTRA HD TV with quantum dot technology as a new component of its expanded TV lineup at the 2015 International CES®,  Jan. 6-9  in  Las Vegas .

 

LG's 4K ULTRA HD TVs with quantum dot technology will offer a wider colour palette and improved colour saturation than conventional LCD TVs and will be available in 2015 to complement LG's other ULTRA HD TV and OLED TV offerings.

 

What are Quantum Dots, and how could they help your next TV?

 

http://www.cnet.com/news/what-are-quantum-dots-and-how-could-they-help-your-next-tv/

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Will 2015 Finally Be The Year For 4K?

Will 2015 Finally Be The Year For 4K? | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

We all thought 2014 would finally be the year 4K took off in a big way. Did it? Well it stuttered, stumbled and never really got off the ground.

 

With YouTube and Vimeo offering various ways of uploading and downloading 4K material there is now a genuine reason to deliver in 4K.

 

2015 will no doubt see 4K take another step forward. Just how far forward it goes we will have to wait and see.

 


Via Jeremy Wilker
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Sagemcom Showcases 4K UHD with 60 FPS

Sagemcom Showcases 4K UHD with 60 FPS | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Sagemcom 4K UHD set-top boxes with 4K UHD 60 FPS video also include advanced features such as picture in picture, time shifting, record...

Thanks to integrated performing Wi-Fi, the Sagemcom set-top box will allow operators to deliver a superior multi-screen, multi-device viewing experience to their subscribers.


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LG Display Zeroing in on 3D UHD TV Market

LG Display Zeroing in on 3D UHD TV Market | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


LG Display Co. proclaimed this year as the new “first year of 3D,” as it heralds a new era of Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV.


The TV giant vows to lead the global 3D market this year by focusing on China.


Ever since the first 3D TV rolled out in 2011, the company has enjoyed its status as a forerunner in 3D-related technology, but it hasn’t been able to capitalize on it owing to the stagnancy of the 3D TV market.


The company is aiming at reigniting 3D boom by using the popularity of UHD TV.


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Why Netflix in Ultra HD will ruin TV

Why Netflix in Ultra HD will ruin TV | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Netflix has ruined television forever.


Speaking as an unashamed hi-def snob who'd rather miss out on a show than have to watch it in grotty standard def, I've been champing at the bit to devour native 4K.

Unfortunately, having now been one of the first to watch Ultra HD streamed live from Netflix servers, my beloved Full HD just doesn't look that great any more.

The old acuity-meter has been irrevocably upgraded. Yes, 4K over the internet really is that good.


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Wouter de Kort's curator insight, April 11, 2014 3:06 AM

True. For now it's almost impossible to stream 4K to your TV. Were just not having fast enough internet to do that at this moment.

Mauro Tarantino's curator insight, April 11, 2014 4:07 AM

Netflix ha rovinato la televisione per sempre.

Parlando come uno  hi-def snob senza vergogna che preferisce perdere uno spettacolo piuttosto che vederlo in low - def, sto cercando di limitarmi nell'aggredire il il 4K nativo

Purtroppo, essendo ormai stato uno dei primi a guardare Ultra HD in streaming in tempo reale dai server di Netflix, il mio amato Full HD semplicemente non si può più guardare.

La vecchia metrica di definizione è stata definitivamente aggiornata.... Sì il 4K su internet è veramente fantastico.

Cas Op de Beek's curator insight, April 11, 2014 5:29 AM

And now its time for that all the dutch channels are hd and maby 4k its about time! 

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Samsung Makes Convincing Case for Curved UHD TV

Samsung Makes Convincing Case for Curved UHD TV | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


To our surprise, not only did the curved model seem more immersive, it also had noticeably wider viewing angles.


The reason could be due to the curvature radius of 4200mm chosen by Samsung, which does seem like the ideal sweet spot.


So if you’re wondering if bendy tellies are ideal for the living room, the answer is a resounding yes.


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Samsung USA’s Curved 4K Ultra HD TV Event

Samsung USA’s Curved 4K Ultra HD TV Event | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Last week, Samsung Electronics America (SEA) invited journalists and industry members to New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to show off its upcoming 2014 lineup of predominantly curved, ultra high-definition (UHD) LED LCD televisions.


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4K Content: A Status Report

4K Content: A Status Report | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Where’s the 4K content at?


  • Netflix
  • Samsung UHD Video Pack
  • Amazon Instant
  • M-GO
  • DirecTV
  • Comcast
  • Sony Video Unlimited 4K Service
  • YouTube
  • Blu-ray Disc


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Disney/ABC cool on 4K

Disney/ABC cool on 4K | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Disney/ABC Television Group, while being totally supportive of 4K shooting and production for its own content, is less keen on 4K/Ultra-HD transmission.


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Global UHD TV Shipments Saw Q4 Spike: DisplaySearch

Global UHD TV Shipments Saw Q4 Spike: DisplaySearch | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The latest report on global Ultra HD TV shipments from NPD’s DisplaySearch offered both good and bad news for retailers looking for some relief to the underperforming television market.


The good news is that, thanks to a dramatic end-of-year surge, global 4K LCD TV shipments reached 1.6 million units in 2013, with nearly 1 million units alone shipped in the fourth quarter.


The bad news is that the rapidly accelerating demand for the technology is driving 4K LCD panel and TV prices down at a fast pace, meaning the window for profit taking is narrowing.


Andre Bontems's insight:


... No bad news for the consumer!


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First Year of the 4K TV Era

First Year of the 4K TV Era | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Four things are happening that making 2014 the first year that 4K will be broadly available:

1) New Technologies
2) Affordable 4K sets
3) Increasing amount of 4K content
4) Content distribution.

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When Will 4K Become Universal?

When Will 4K Become Universal? | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

The first affordable 4K Ultra HD TVs here, but where is all the 4K content?

 

In 2017, that situation is starting to change, thanks to efforts by two major streaming companies – Netflix and Amazon – to offer more of their own content in glorious, streaming 4K.

 

And as prices start to come down even further for 4K TV sets, it’s conceivable that 4K could become universal even faster than you thought possible.

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LG Ultra HD 4K LCD TVs at CES 2015: ColorPrime time

LG Ultra HD 4K LCD TVs at CES 2015: ColorPrime time | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

LG is touting its ColorPrime branding on its 2015 lineup of 4K LCD TVs, which includes models with Quantum Dot and others with Wide Color LED technology.

 

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Toshiba Satellite P50t 4K Ultra HD Laptop

Toshiba Satellite P50t 4K Ultra HD Laptop | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Meet the world’s first laptop with four times the resolution of Full HD—and quadruple the visual impact.


Only $1,799.99 USD


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LG G3 Headed to Sprint Seen in UAProf, Sports 5.5″ UHD Display and 3GB of RAM

LG G3 Headed to Sprint Seen in UAProf, Sports 5.5″ UHD Display and 3GB of RAM | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The LG G3 is set to come packed with:


  • 5.5″ UHD Display (2560 x 1440)
  • Snapdragon 800 Quad-Core processor clocked at 2.3GHz
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 13MP rear-facing Camera (capable of shooting stills at 4160×3120)
  • 2.1MP front-facing Camera
  • 4G LTE connectivity
  • MicroSD slot
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Runs Android 4.4.2.



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Blackmagic's New URSA is a Serious 4K Production Camera

Blackmagic's New URSA is a Serious 4K Production Camera | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The Blackmagic URSA was designed to be the beastly cinema camera that everyone wanted the 2.5K and 4K Blackmagic cameras to be.


After rigging them out for higher end productions, the other BMCC cameras became larger than the URSA.


As a result, Blackmagic took the key wishlist items and packaged them into a full size production camera with little compromise.


Notably, the body and components are built to be upgraded.


While the URSA is currently configured with a 4K sensor capable of delivering 60fps, the rest of the camera can handle up to an 8K sensor at 30fps.


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How to Make the Move to HEVC - Streaming Media Magazine

How to Make the Move to HEVC - Streaming Media Magazine | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


It's still early in the game, but here's everything you need to know about moving to the next-generation video codec.


As an overview, HEVC offers two key advantages over the reigning codec king, H.264: quality equivalent to H.264 at half the data rate and the ability to deliver 4K video, or Ultra HD video (UHD).



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Samsung U28D590D 28 inch UHD (4K) Monitor

Samsung U28D590D 28 inch UHD (4K) Monitor | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The Samsung U28D590D features a 60Hz TN panel with a UHD (4K) resolution of 3840 x 2160 and a stylish brushed metal stand.

The monitor is expected to be released on April 14th in the US from $699.99 and should be available globally (including the UK) shortly afterwards.

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aioTV unifies 4K Ultra HD and traditional multichannel

aioTV unifies 4K Ultra HD and traditional multichannel | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


aioTV has announced release of PassBox 4K, an application platform that unifies 4K and UHD video delivery in the home along side traditional video and OTT services.


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Yamaha Introduces RX-V377 AV Receiver with 4K ULTRA HD Pass-Through Video Technology

Yamaha Introduces RX-V377 AV Receiver with 4K ULTRA HD Pass-Through Video Technology | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Yamaha is ready for the future, the RX-V377 supports 4k ULTRA HD Pass-Through video technology; meaning once you upgrade your screen or source to 4K ULTRA HD, the Yamaha RX-V377 is ready to go.


The RX-V377 also supports HDMI Consumer Electronics Control (CEC), Audio Return Channel (ARC), 3D Pass-through, Deep Colour 30/36 Bit, Compatibility for 24Hz refresh rate and Auto lip-sync adjustment.


Despite being a low price, the receiver comes with a full complement of features.


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3D, 4K, HD? An Expert's Take on the Battle of the TV Acronyms

3D, 4K, HD? An Expert's Take on the Battle of the TV Acronyms | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Anyone who attended CES this year could not help but be dazzled by the latest offerings of 3D TVs from LG and Samsung. But consumers are still confused about the latest TV technology.


In this article, Barry Sandrew, founder of Legend3D talks about the future of 3D TV.


Andre Bontems's insight:


"4K creates a better 3D experience, and 3D makes 4K a far superior experience."


... Well defined by Mr. Barry Sandrew!


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Convert HD video into 4K Ultra HD video with Seiki U-Vision cable

Convert HD video into 4K Ultra HD video with Seiki U-Vision cable | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The all new Seiki U-Vision HDMI cable can easily convert any HD video into a 4K ultra HD video on the go!


The Godsend for those who recently bought 4K TVs home and already done streaming most of 4K content on YouTube is now available in the US markets for just $50.


Andre Bontems's insight:

Quite Amazing! I cannot wait to try it!

Please post review!


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