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2020 Will See 200 UHD Channels & 140m 4K TV-Owning Households

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4K UHD TV is set to become mainstream, with over 200 channels worldwide expected to be broadcasting in Ultra HD by the end of this decade, according to a new report from IHS Electronics and Media. The consultancy firm states that by 2020, more than 200 channels will be broadcasting ultra high-definition content to more than 140 million homes, with ... Read More »

Can Ultra HD (4K) TV Avoid The Fate Of 3D?

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TV panel makers are hedging their bets on the success of next-generation Ultra HD (4K) LCD TVs over the next four years, despite concerns from industry analysts that the new display tech could go the same way as 3D. Consultancy firm IHS said that it expects to see almost 943,000 shipments of 4K TVs by the end of this year, ... Read More »

TCL Announces MoVo UD, World’s First 4K Google TV

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Google TV hasn’t exactly been a resounding success since its launch back in 2010, but the Smart TV platform keeps on chugging along with new firmware updates, doggedly trying to position itself as a ‘cool’ alternative to Apple TV. And now, with the arrival of the first ever 4K Google TV, it might just have its chance. TCL announces MoVo ... Read More »

BDA Task Force Studies Adding 4K to Blu-Ray Format

Ultra HD TV might be all the rage at the minute but until someone comes up with an efficient way of delivering native 4K content to users, consumer adoption of the new display tech is likely to remain low, irrespective of whether or not the astronomical prices ever come down. BDA task force studies adding 4K to blu-ray format We’ve ... Read More »