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Sony, Intel, Other Companies Rally Behind Google’s VP9 4K Video Format

Sony, Intel, Other Companies Rally Behind Google’s VP9 4K Video Format | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it



Google’s VP9 4K, a video format that consumes close to half the bandwidth necessary to stream high-definition videos, is getting a round of support pledges from several TV manufacturers, the likes of Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, Panasonic, Philips, LG, and Sharp, as well as chip makers Nvidia, Qualcomm, Intel, Imagination, Marvell, MediaTek, RealTek, M-Star, and Broadcom.


Large-screen TVs able to support Google’s VP9 video codec are already unveiled.


During the International CES show in Las Vegas, LG, Panasonic, and Sony will be streaming 4K video from YouTube at their booths.


In the 4K format, videos will be rendered at a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.


Google’s VP9 will enable device manufacturers to stream 4K video from online video services with less buffering and less bandwidth.


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World's first Google TV with UHD resolution

World's first Google TV with UHD resolution | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


TCL is announcing the world's first ultra high-definition (UHD) TV with onboard Google TV.


It will run on the latest Android 4.2.2 and feature an ultra high-definition screen.


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Google's 4K video format to hit TVs, mobile devices, PCs

Google's 4K video format to hit TVs, mobile devices, PCs | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Google is working with hardware makers so TVs, smartphones and PCs can play 4K content from YouTube and other streaming services while consuming almost half the bandwidth required by high-definition videos today.

Google has taken steps so TVs, smartphones, tablets and streaming devices are able to play 4K content from YouTube and other streaming services while consuming almost half the bandwidth required by high-definition videos today.

Sony, Samsung, Toshiba, Intel, and other companies have pledged their support for Google's VP9 4K video format.

Users will be able to stream 4K video from Youtube and other services on their devices with support from the hardware companies.

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