Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV)
248.6K views | +2 today
Follow
Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV)
Digital Video Format of the Future
Curated by Andre Bontems
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scoop.it!

Fox and Samsung Team Up For UHD Content

Fox and Samsung Team Up For UHD Content | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


20th Century Fox and Samsung are getting the ball rolling for UHD owners (and prospective owners) by partnering up to deliver more UHD content.


With 10x more Ultra HD sets expected to be sold this year it may be time for UHD to take hold in the marketplace.


more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

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.

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Comcast and Samsung Partner To Bring 4K To TV

Comcast and Samsung Partner To Bring 4K To TV | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


With 4K and Ultra HD TVs all the rage at CES 2014 the only thing missing was content for them.


Now Comcast and Samsung have teamed up in order to fill the gap with Samsung streamlining the process of getting 4K content for consumers via an Xfinity 4K app for their televisions.


Comcast is attempting to get support from the networks and stations supported by Xfinity, including NBCUniversal.



more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

2014: It will be all about 4K/UHD CONTENT!

2014: It will be all about 4K/UHD CONTENT! | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Manufacturers are teaming up with studios and networks to provide UHD Content:


Here are some of the headlines:


Netflix app to stream "Ultra HD" 4K video on new TVs
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/netflix-app-to-stream-ultra-hd-4k-video-on-new-tvs/

Samsung Teams up with Paramount Pictures
http://samsungces2014.com/press-release-samsung-teams-paramount-pictures/

Amazon teams with Samsung, studios on ultra-high def TV
http://www.wday.com/event/article/id/92175/group/News/

Samsung teams up with Comcast for ultra-HD movies
http://www.philly.com/philly/business/technology/20140106_ap_b22def8bd5c84739a81279611af5a708.html

CES: UHD Experts Mull Content Options
http://www.homemediamagazine.com/ces/ces-uhd-experts-mull-content-options-32250

Netflix to stream ultra high-definition shows to LG televisions
http://www.enca.com/technology/netflix-stream-ultra-high-definition-shows-lg-televisions

Samsung and Paramount Pictures Collaborate to Bring Premier Ultra High-Definition (UHD) Content to Consumers
http://andersonvision.com/samsung-and-paramount-pictures-collaborate-to-bring-premier-ultra-high-definition-uhd-content-to-consumers/

All of Netflix’s Original Content Will be Shot in 4K From Now On
http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2014/01/all-of-netflixs-original-content-will-be-shot-in-4k-from-now-on/

Samsung announces its UHD TVs with 4K online video streaming
http://www.youmobile.org/blogs/entry/Samsung-announces-its-UHD-TVs-with-4K-online-video-streaming

Amazon teams with Samsung, Warner, Lionsgate and others on 4K Ultra HD
http://www.digitaltvnews.net/content/?p=23485

Sony and Netflix Team Up to Provide Ultra High-Definition Content
http://wallstcheatsheet.com/stocks/sony-and-netflix-team-up-to-provide-ultra-high-definition-content.html/

Netflix Says Its 'Ultra HD' Will Only Work On Special TVs
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/10/netflix-ultra-hd_n_4574573.html

Samsung teams up with Comcast for ultra-HD movies
https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20140111/business/701119967/

more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Nothing to play on 4K TVs? Samsung ships Ultra HD movies with purchase

Nothing to play on 4K TVs? Samsung ships Ultra HD movies with purchase | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Anyone who buys a UHD or 4K TV set right now faces that very first-world problem of finding content that's high-definition enough to show off the display.


Samsung is lending a helping hand to buyers of its new 4K TV by shipping out full-size hard drives filled with UHD content.


more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

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


more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Samsung confirms details for UHD Video Pack for 4K TVs

Samsung confirms details for UHD Video Pack for 4K TVs | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it



We've been crying out for 4K content in the UK and the latest nugget of good news on this front comes from Samsung.


The Korean giant has just released more details on its forthcoming UHD Video Pack, which will hit the shops around the same time as Samsung's 2014 Ultra HD TVs.

 

The pack will take the form of a 1TB, USB 3.0 hard drive which will come pre-loaded with five movies and three documentaries, all in 4K resolution.


The pack itself will be an optional extra.


Samsung hasn't confirmed the price, but rumours suggest something around the €300 mark.


more...
No comment yet.
Scoop.it!

Get set: 4K UHD is coming fast to a TV set near you

Get set: 4K UHD is coming fast to a TV set near you | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


John McGrath of Rethink Studios, who’s always been giant steps ahead of the digital curve, has seen the future and it’s Ultra High Definition, aka 4K technology.

“It’s coming and it’s coming fast,” he predicts.

At 3840 x 2160, 4K Ultra HD is four times the total number of pixels on a full 1080p HD screen.

“All the technology is here, so we’re just waiting for affordable 4K TVs for the home and the cable boxes to deliver the content,” says 4K proponent McGrath.

“It’s going to be what 3D never achieved".

more...
Frederic Hohl's curator insight, February 2, 2014 5:59 PM

Will UHDTV a success story?

Scoop.it!

The best places to source 4K content for that UHD display

The best places to source 4K content for that UHD display | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Ultra high definition displays are coming your way and fast.


So if you decide to pull the trigger on a screen with four times the resolution of 1080p, where are you going to get content from?


As the price of 4K or UHDTVs comes down rapidly, getting content is probably the biggest question on consumers minds.


more...
No comment yet.