Monthly Archives: February 2012

BBC HD Channel To Air Some Of London 2012 Olympics In 3D

The BBC has announced this week that some of its live coverage of the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games will be broadcast in 3D as part of a trial. This means that people in homes all across the United Kingdom who have access to a 3D-capable HDTV set and the broadcaster’s high-definition channels will be able to enjoy an enhanced ... Read More »

Korean Firms Samsung & LG Top 2011 Flat-Panel TV Shipment

Recently released figures relating to global shipments of flat-screen televisions throughout 2011 have shown that Korean manufacturers are maintaining their lead, whereas shipments amongst Japanese firms seem to be stagnating. Based on their domestic market, China-based technology companies were said to have done well according to the latest “Monthly FPD TV Shipment Data” report published by market research firm Displaybank. ... Read More »

Loewe Smart TVs Get Assist Media & VideoNet iPad Apps

Two new apps designed to run specifically on the Apple iPad tablet have recently been released by Loewe, the German premium AV equipment manufacturer, to be used in conjunction with its internet-connected HDTV displays and integrated home theatre systems. Loewe Smart TVs get Assist Media & VideoNet iPad Apps By turning the iPad into an interactive and highly intuitive multimedia ... Read More »

Samsung To Introduce Cheaper TVs As Sales Grow

Samsung has enjoyed solid HDTV sales in recent times: having shipped 43 million flat-panel TVs globally in 2011, the Korean consumer electronics giant is aiming to sell 50 million units worldwide this year. The TV maker is also expecting the demand for more affordable, lower-end TVs to increase, and is planning to cater for this trend by launching cheaper, entry-level ... Read More »

TiVo Helps Virgin Media Hit 1 Billion TV On Demand Views

British entertainment company Virgin Media has revealed this week that the introduction of its TiVo service helped to speed up changes in the way its customers were watching TV content last year, resulting in the number of people watching television on demand coming in far higher than had been expected. TiVo helps Virgin Media hit 1 billion TV on demand ... Read More »