YouTube Shorts now on TVs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say YouTube said that it wold bring its ‘Shorts’ vertical format short-form videos to TV screens. Neal Mohan, Chief Product Officer, said: “When we introduced this new format, we optimised the experience for …

Tags:Smart TV| TVs (TV Sets)| YouTube

Mid-week Links – Week Ending 21st October 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the middle of this week. I will be trying to squeeze in a …

Tags:Automotive| Desktop Monitors| Germany| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLEDs| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Smart Monitors| SVOD| UltraHD & 4K| USA| YouTube

Links Week Ending 25th March 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are (quite!) a few from the second part of this week. Steve Wilhite, the inventor of the …

Tags:Android| Augmented Reality| AVOD| Desktop Monitors| Digital Signage| Game Playing| Graphics Software| Medical| Operating Systems| Outdoor Displays| Samsung| TVs (TV Sets)| YouTube

Visionox Launches China’s First LTPO AMOLED display

by Bob Raikes

What They Say OLED-Info posted a YouTube video that shows a new LTPO AMOLED produced by Visionox and claimed to be the first LTPO panel to be made by a Chinese firm. The technology …

Tags:AMOLED| China| LTPO TFT| YouTube

Qualcomm is adding AV1 support

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Qualcomm is reported by Protocol Entertainment to be developing a chip, the SM8550, due at the end of the year or later, that will support AV1 native decoding. The article reports …

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Roku & Google Make Up

by Bob Raikes

What They Say NextTV reports that Roku and Google have finally resolved their dispute over the carriage of YouTube and YouTube TV in a multi-year agreement. The dispute had gone on since April and …

Tags:Google| Roku| Smart TV| Streaming Video| YouTube

Schnelltest Available to Test TV HDR

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Image quality guru, Florian Friedrich, has published a 4 minute YouTube video that provides test material (including HDR 10 and HDR10+ metadata) for setting up HDR TVs and displays. The YouTube …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Testing| Video Quality| YouTube

8K Association Releases YouTube Channel

by Artem Alekseenko

The 8K Association (8KA), the cross-industry group dedicated to promoting the growth of the 8K ecosystem, has started an 8K Association YouTube channel. 8K-related content is organized into three playlists for particular industry needs: …

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YouTube launches HDR support for live streams

by Bob Raikes

What They Say YouTube has extended its support for HDR from uploaded content to live HDR streams. Configuration details are here. Content can be based on HLG or PQ EOTFs. What We Think More …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| YouTube

YouTube Launches Public Beta Test for AV1 Video Codec

by Andrew Fenn

YouTube has launched its AV1 beta playlist, a selection of videos encoded with the AV1 video format, with which Google intends to replace its current VP9 codec. Users browsing on Chrome 70 or Firefox …

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