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The Next Big Thing: 4K Ultra HD

The Next Big Thing: 4K Ultra HD | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


We are on the verge of another major jump in resolution, and the next big thing is 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160).


Once you go 4K, you won’t want to go back. 4K displays have four times the number of pixels as 1080p brethren and provide superior image clarity by packing more than 8 million pixels.


If you’re using a 4K display now, check out the clear difference in visual quality by adjusting the resolution on a few 4K YouTube videos.


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Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 processor to power Ultra HD content for Smart TVs

Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 processor to power Ultra HD content for Smart TVs | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Qualcomm has made an important announcement today at CES 2014. The company has announced its latest Snapdragon processor called the Snapdragon 802.


This processor isn't aimed at tablets and smartphones, rather Qualcomm is aiming the Snapdragon 802 at the next generation of smart TVs, set top boxes, and digital media players.


The Snapdragon 802 was designed by Qualcomm to power Ultra HD video content and console quality gaming on smart TVs and other devices like set top boxes.


The Snapdragon 802 is also designed to allow concurrent use.


That means the 802 will allow users to play an online game while video conferencing or surf the web while streaming a movie.


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Tim cook's curator insight, October 19, 2014 8:26 PM

Almost everyone in the world own's a TV , now a days people buy only smart TV's. With smart tv people can access the internet and watch movies or shop online but the only problem with the smart TV's now is their slow processor speed. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 802 is  very fast processor and its used in phones and tablets. This will help the smart TV's to work faster and mutli-tasking will be possible.

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Next-Gen Snapdragon Promises Ultra HD Experiences

Next-Gen Snapdragon Promises Ultra HD Experiences | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The Snapdragon 805 processor is designed to deliver high-quality mobile video, imaging and graphics experiences at Ultra HD (4K) resolution, both on device and via Ultra HD TVs.

The processor features the new Adreno 420 GPU, with up to 40 percent more graphics processing power Relevant Products/Services than its predecessor.

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Android tablets and phones are going ultra-high definition

Android tablets and phones are going ultra-high definition | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Technology The next Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the de facto chip for flagship Android handsets, will support the Ultra-HD standard, while the next Intel chips will bring 64-bit processing to tablets.


And if mobile devices are able to capture and play UHD content, it could be the solution to kick-starting the UHDTV market.


At the moment the television sets are sold at a premium and there is very little native content available for them.


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Capture and play back UltraHD video with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors

Capture and play back UltraHD video with Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


You don't have to go to an IMAX theater to enjoy 4K or "UltraHD" resolution video. And you don't have to own an expensive video camera to shoot your own UltraHD video. With devices powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 mobile processors you can capture and play back UltraHD video everywhere you go.

Shooting your home movies in 4K means you can enjoy them for years to come as technology continues to rapidly evolve and as 4K displays become ubiquitous in the home.

With UltraHD capable devices becoming more affordable and available across multiple device manufacturers, the UltraHD ecosystem is expected to flourish in the coming months and years with UltraHD TVs projected to top five million by 2015.

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4K UltraHD video is expected to come to Android this year

4K UltraHD video is expected to come to Android this year | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

At CES and MWC, Qualcomm showed off the 4K UltraHD recording capabilities of its Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chip and has previously stated that it would be "in commercial devices" by the middle of 2013.

 

 

Qualcomm Website:

http://www.qualcomm.com/media/blog/2013/01/07/snapdragon-800-series-and-600-processors-unveiled

 

 

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New Qualcomm chips promise phone video in Ultra HD

New Qualcomm chips promise phone video in Ultra HD | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

TV makers trotted out sets with "Ultra HD" resolution at the International CES electronics trade show.  

 

Qualcomm Inc. says its chips could let you record video in Ultra HD on your smartphone as early as this year.

 

 

 

 

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Qualcomm Will Bring Lytro-Style Focus Selection To Mobile Photos With New Snapdragon Chips

Qualcomm Will Bring Lytro-Style Focus Selection To Mobile Photos With New Snapdragon Chips | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The most impressive new feature is the ability to select focus after a picture is captured.


You can either put everything into sharp focus for incredible depth of field, or choose one point and throw the rest into attractive, soft focus for pleasing bokeh.


You may recognize this tech; it’s similar to how the Lytro light field camera works.


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Qualcomm demos Adreno 420 3D graphics, Camera and Video Prowess

Qualcomm demos Adreno 420 3D graphics, Camera and Video Prowess | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


We’ve been hearing “console-quality graphics” used to describe GPUs in mobile chipsets since the Tegra 2 but that was wishful thinking.


Qualcomm is making a similar claim for its latest generation Adreno 420 GPU only this time it created cool demos to back that up.


The GPU found inside the new Snapdragon 805 uses its power for more than just rendering 3D graphics in games – Qualcomm also worked on video playback (3D and UHD) and even assisting with camera image processing.


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“Ultra HD” Processor - Qualcomm News and Events

“Ultra HD” Processor - Qualcomm News and Events | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Qualcomm today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., introduced the next generation mobile processor of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 tier, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, which is designed to deliver the highest-quality mobile video, imaging and graphics experiences at Ultra HD (4K) resolution, both on device and via Ultra HD TVs.


Additional information:

http://www.qualcomm.com/media/blog/2013/11/20/qualcomm-technologies-newest-snapdragon-805-ultra-hd-processor



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New Qualcomm processor paves the way for 4K video on smartphones

New Qualcomm processor paves the way for 4K video on smartphones | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Qualcomm’s latest processor was built with Ultra HD 4K video in mind.

The new Snapdragon 805 processor that the company announced on Wednesday will be the first that can play, record, and stream your favorite Ultra HD videos.

The new processor will be able to handle Ultra HD thanks to the new Adreno 420 GPU, the Krait 450 quad-core CPU, and the Gobi MDM9x25 modem.


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LG Megalodon Nexus 5 to Boast 4K Ultra HD Video Recording?

LG Megalodon Nexus 5 to Boast 4K Ultra HD Video Recording? | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

There's a rumor that LG is working on a successor to the popular Nexus 4 smartphone for Google in the form of the LG Megalodon.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Prototype Tablet Pictures and Hands-on

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Prototype Tablet Pictures and Hands-on | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualcomm used the opening keynote of CES in Las Vegas to officially launch its next-generation mobile processing chip, the Snapdragon 800.

 

The Snapdragon 800 is powerful enough to be able to live decode 4K Ultra High Definition (3840 x 2160) video along with 7.1 surround sound at the same time. It is also capable of allowing 4K UHD video recording.

 

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New Qualcomm chips promise phone video in Ultra-HD

New Qualcomm chips promise phone video in Ultra-HD | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

Few video cameras record at that resolution, which is four times higher than regular high definition.  But Qualcomm Inc., a leading maker of chips for cellphones, says it has a solution.  With its chips, smartphones could be recording video in ultra-HD as early as this year.

 

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