Monthly Archives: May 2014

4 in 10 TVs Sold in 2020 Will Be 4K, Led by Samsung, LG & Sony

CEA 4K video

4K Ultra HD might still be a bit of an expensive novelty for most consumers, but that perception is going to change fairly rapidly in the next few years. That’s the forecast from market research firm Strategy Analytics, which says 4K will account for more than 40 percent of all TVs sold by 2020. That’s a far cry from 2012, ... Read More »

Panasonic & Sony May Co-Develop OLED Panel (Not TV)

Panasonic and Sony may have given up the ghost as far as OLED TV is concerned, but that doesn’t mean they’re throwing in the towel completely. While developing TVs to take on Samsung and LG Electronics is well beyond their means at present, the two Japanese firms are looking to step up their involvement in OLED for smartphones and tablet ... Read More »

UK’s 1st 10-Bit 4K/50p Live HEVC Decoding Demoed with Sky

Sky 4K

The dream of live-action 4K transmission came another step closer to reality this week, following the Digital TV Group’s (DTG) successful live demonstration of Sky football content in 10-bit 50Hz 2160p content compressed using the new HEVC standard at an event in London. The demonstration took place in partnership with Broadcom Corporation, and was the main highlight of the DTG ... Read More »