Monthly Archives: March 2014

Luxury German TV Maker Loewe Acquired by Stargate Capital

Loewe TV

There’s good news in store for fans of the luxury audio-visual equipment manufacturer Loewe who has announced it’s being taken over by new owners, the German investment firm Stargate Capital GmbH, following the apparent pull-out of a previous consortium of interested buyers. The acquisition, which is set to go through at the beginning of next month, signals the end of ... Read More »

Field Report: Samsung USA’s Curved 4K Ultra HD TV Event

Samsung UHD TV

Last week, Samsung Electronics America (SEA) invited journalists and industry members to New York’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to show off its upcoming 2014 lineup of predominantly curved, ultra high-definition (UHD) LED LCD televisions. The first half of the event was made up of a presentation which reinforced Samsung’s commitment to all things curvy, and also addressed the elephant in ... Read More »

Panasonic’s Plasma-Like LED TV is AX900 with Direct Local Dimming

Panasonic AX900

Back at CES earlier this year, Panasonic showed off its plasma-equalling LED TV prototype which the company was confident enough to exhibit in a dark-room side-by-side comparison against the finest plasma it’s ever made, namely the Viera ZT. Now, this mouthwatering flat-screen television has been given a model number, and is scheduled to launch in autumn later this year, probably ... Read More »