Monthly Archives: March 2012

Panasonic’s 2012 Viera TVs Get Text-To-Speech Technology

A new range of innovative televisions equipped with text-to-speech technology, which have been developed with input from the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), has recently been launched by Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer Panasonic. The latest 2012 lineup of Panasonic Viera HDTV displays now come with talking features that have been designed using both customer feedback and advice from ... Read More »

New LCD TV Patent Hints At Apple HDTV’s Imminent Arrival

Technology giant Apple has been enjoying success for many years now, but 2012 is set to be a huge year for the company. The firm has already released its hugely popular new iPad 3 earlier this year, and is expected to launch the next in the much-loved iPhone series – the iPhone 5 – later in the year. On top ... Read More »

US Flat-Panel TV Shipments To Drop For First Time Ever

A recent report has revealed that flat-panel TV shipments in the United States are projected to drop for the first time ever in 2012, which will bring to an end the continuous growth that has been seen since the market began. It is predicted that there will be a decline of 5 percent in terms of shipments of flat-panel televisions ... Read More »

Digital TV Switchover To Be Celebrated With Light Show

For more than half a century, the Crystal Palace tower in London has been transmitting exciting content to residents in the Greater London and surrounding areas, with its coverage range of over forty miles giving millions of people in its catchment area the chance to enjoy the best of British television. Digital TV switchover to be celebrated with light show ... Read More »

UKTV Signs Its First Ever IPTV Deal With BT Vision

UKTV, Britain’s leading branded multichannel broadcaster, announced this week that it has signed its first ever IPTV (internet protocol television) deal. This comes in the form of a three-year agreement which has been struck with BT Vision. The agreement is set to cover both video-on-demand (VoD) content and paid-for linear channels from the network, such as Gold, Alibi and Watch. ... Read More »