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AGC Develops Anti-Glare Glass for 4K HD Displays

by Omid Rahmat

AGC, a Tokyo-based world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, announced that it has developed anti-glare (AG) glass for 4K high-definition displays.

Tags:4k| Anti Glare| Asahi Glass Corporation (AGC)

Grass Valley UHD RF Camera Heads Chosen by Euro Media Group

by Andrew Fenn

Ultra HD and HDR RF camera heads from Grass Valley have been selected by audiovisual solution provider Euro Media Group (EMG) for the capture of live sports and events around the globe. EMG says …

Tags:4k| Cameras| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Google Play Movies to Offer Ultra HD Upgrades for Free?

by Andrew Fenn

A string of code found within the latest version of the Google Play Movies app suggests that Google may soon be following in Apple’s footsteps by allowing customers to upgrade their HD movies to …

Tags:4k| Google| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Eutelsat SVP: “142 Ultra HD Channels Now Broadcasting Worldwide”

by Andrew Fenn

According to Advanced Television, Eutelsat’s Senior VP of New TV Formats, Michel Chabrol, told attendees at Mipcom that there are now 142 Ultra HD channels and services operating globally, compared to 99 back in …

Tags:4k| Broadcast| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 24 - Issue 42

NHK Reveals Content Plans for New UHD Channel Launches at Mipcom

by Andrew Fenn

Ahead of their December 1st launch, Japanese broadcaster NHK revealed more information about its two new Ultra HD channels at the Mipcom trade show in Cannes, France. As reported by Advanced Television, one of …

Tags:4k| Japan| Large Display Monitor| NHK| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 41

4KUniverse Launches on Hotbird over EMEA

by Andrew Fenn

At MIPCOM 2018, 4KUniverse, a 24-hour Ultra HD and HDR general entertainment TV channel, confirmed it will be launching on the Hotbird video neighbourhood on November 1st. Once positioned on Hotbird, the channel will …

Tags:4k| Europe| Large Display Monitor| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| Satellite| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 40

First Two IMax Enhanced and HDR10+ Blu-ray Discs Announced

by Andrew Fenn

IMax Enhanced has named its first two certified Ultra HD Blu-ray discs — nature documentaries A Beautiful Planet and Journey to the South Pacific. Coincidentally, they are also the first two UHD Blu-rays to …

Tags:4k| Blu-ray| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 40

Over a Third of Video Subscribers Say UHD Affects Service Choice

by Andrew Fenn

IHS Markit, as reported by Broadband TV News, recently surveyed video subscribers across five markets (Brazil, Germany, Japan, the UK and the US) to find out how Ultra HD impacts their choice of video …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| TV Viewing| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 39

Panasonic Announces New UHD and HDR Satellite Receiver with Blu-ray

by Andrew Fenn

Panasonic has announced it is launching a new Ultra HD satellite TV receiver with a built-in UHD Blu-ray disc player and recorder in Japan next month. Users will be able to watch satellite TV …

Tags:4k| Japan Display Inc (JDI)| Large Display Monitor| Panasonic| Satellite| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 39

The Trouble with HDR10

by Bob Raikes

Yoeri Geutskens has updated his venn diagram which shows who is doing what in HDR. He has also written an interesting article that highlights that although HDR10 is well specified in terms of how …

Tags:4k| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 39

Virgin Media Launches Dedicated Ultra HD TV Channel

by Andrew Fenn

Virgin Media is launching what it calls “the UK’s first dedicated ultra high definition entertainment channel”, which will start broadcasting from September 17th. The channel will be exclusively available for Virgin TV Full House …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Virgin Media| Vol 25 - Issue 35

Fujifilm Outputs 4K with 10 Bits

by Bob Raikes

Fujifilm has added a new mirrorless camera, the X-T3, that is able to record true DCI 4096 x 2160 video at 60fps with 10 bits of grey scale in 4:2:2 format through its external …

Tags:4k| 4K DCI| Cameras| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 35