Deutsche Telekom Launches EntertainTV Sat Ultra HD STB

by Andrew Fenn

Zenterio, a television solutions provider, announced that Deutsche Telekom has launched EntertainTV Sat, a new high-end Ultra HD IPTV, OTT and satellite set-top box, powered by Zenterio OS. DT has enabled new client- and …

Tags:4k| Germany| IPTV| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Satellite| STBs| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Panasonic to Support Eurofins’ HDR UHD Certification and Logo

by Andrew Fenn

Eurofins Digital Testing, a specialist in end-to-end quality assurance and testing services, announced that Panasonic has committed to using Eurofins’ “4K HDR Ultra HD” logo on its latest range of TVs. The company’s certification …

Tags:4k| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Panasonic| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Dolby Vision Comes to Xbox One — For Select TVs Only

by Andrew Fenn

Dolby Vision video streaming is now available for alpha and beta testers on Xbox One S and X gaming consoles. Only Netflix is supported for now — those signed up to Microsoft’s testing programmes …

Tags:4k| Dolby Vision| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 34| xBox

Pioneer UDP-LX500 UHD Blu-ray Player Supports Dolby Vision

by Andrew Fenn

Pioneer’s UDP-LX500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player, announced back in June, is currently being shown off at IFA 2018 in Berlin, Germany, ahead of its European release, tentatively scheduled for September/October 2018 and priced at …

Tags:4k| Blu-ray Players| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 34

Samsung and beIN Connect Renew La Liga Ultra HD Partnership

by Andrew Fenn

Samsung and Mediapro’s OTT platform beIN Connect have renewed their partnership for the 2018-2019 football season, whereby a selection of the best La Liga matches featuring the Real Madrid or FC Barcelona teams will …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| Samsung| Sports and Stadiums| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 33

Panasonic Brings Dolby Vision to UB820 UHD Blu-ray Player

by Andrew Fenn

Alongside Amazon Prime Video and general stability improvements, the latest firmware update for Panasonic’s UB820 Ultra HD Blu-ray player also adds Dolby Vision support, making the UB820 the first of its kind to support …

Tags:4k| Blu-ray Players| Dolby Vision| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Panasonic| Vol 25 - Issue 32

Arte to Conduct Ultra HD and HDR Trial Next Month

by Andrew Fenn

Franco-German TV network Arte has announced it will be running a UHD and HDR trial from September 12th – 22nd, in collaboration with Amazon CloudFront, AWS Elemental, Anyware Vidéo, ATEME, Cobalt, Globecast, Molotov, Philips, …

Tags:4k| Europe| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 32

Astro Brings First Live Ultra HD Broadcasts to Malaysia

by Andrew Fenn

Malaysia’s first live Ultra HD broadcast has taken place. Media company Astro is showcasing live Premier League at branches of its partner food-and-beverage outlet Souled Out all over the country. Both the number of …

Tags:4k| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Epix Rolls Out UHD Content to Apple TV, Dish TV and Layer3 TV

by Andrew Fenn

Epix announced today that Dish and Layer3 TV, a T-Mobile company, are its first partners to roll out the company’s Ultra HD content. Now, Epix subscribers in the US will have access to a …

Tags:4k| iOS (Apple)| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| STBs| Vol 25 - Issue 31

Sony Launches Cheaper Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player

by Andrew Fenn

Sony is adding another Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player to its product range, the X500, the cheapest model in the X range so far. It joins the X700 and the more expensive X800. The …

Tags:4k| Blu-ray Players| Large Display Monitor| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 30

Love Nature 4K Launches in More EMEA Countries

by Andrew Fenn

Wildlife and nature channel Love Nature 4K, a collaboration between Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks, has launched in the Netherlands and Switzerland. The channel is expanding its reach throughout the EMEA region, having …

Tags:4k| Broadcast| Europe| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 25 - Issue 30

BBC R&D to Demonstrate UHD HLG Streaming Via IP Multicast

by Andrew Fenn

The BBC’s research and development team will demonstrate Ultra HD Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) HDR streaming over IP multicast at this year’s IBC conference in Amsterdam. The demonstration will take place as part of …

Tags:4k| BBC| HDR - High Dynamic Range| IBC 2018| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 30