Netflix learns how to do HDR
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Marco Polo gets it first

HDR stands for High Dynamic Range and is more familar to gamers than telly watchers. Now Netflix has announced that it supports this feature and first TV show to offer it is Marco Polo.

Sony to release 4K streaming
Published in Graphics


Ultra good to go

Sony is launching its 4K movie streaming service which will mean consumers of its tellies can buy movies from the service, and stream to supported Sony 4K TV sets.

8K broadcasts of the Olympics expected
Published in Graphics


Hi-res boredom other than the crowd shots


It looks like Japanese who have 8K tellies in time for the Rio Olympics will actually have something to watch in August.

Sony's 2016 4K HDR TVs now available for pre-order
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Pre-orders begin $800 below MSRP


On Wednesday, Sony announced the availability of its latest line of 2016 premium 4K HDR-enabled Ultra High Definition television sets, complete with TRILUMINOS display technology, Sony’s 4K Processor X1 advanced image engine, and the Android TV operating system featuring home automation integration for IoT devices.

ASUS quietly launches 28-inch MG28UQ 4K gaming monitor
Published in Graphics


1ms refresh rate, VESA Adaptive Sync, HDMI 2.0


On Tuesday, ASUS quietly launched the 28-inch MG28UQ, a new 28-inch 4K 3840x2160p 16:9 gaming monitor with rapid 1-millisecond response time to eliminate artifacts and ghosting.

Sony to make its own 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players soon
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Will launch before the company's next fiscal year

As the physical 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player market stands, there are currently only three competitors vying for the dollars of hungry consumers wishing to invest into the latest Ultra High Definition disc format - Samsung, Philips and Panasonic. According to recent news, Sony wants to make itself the fourth major brand name and wants to do this no later than March of 2017.

Samsung's 4K Blu-ray player arrives early in California
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Video and Audio Center is first-to-market

For folks in Southern California, the wait for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players has gotten shorter by a couple weeks thanks to a new promotional offering by Santa Monica-based store Video and Audio Center, which began offering Samsung’s first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player on Friday.

YouTube to support 360-degree live streaming soon
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Recommends shooting in 4K 3840x2160p

Experts at Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California have recently begun talks with camera manufacturers to get 360-degree live streaming video on YouTube, the world’s most popular video content service.

ARM releases 4K Mali-DP650
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4K streaming from your phone

ARM has announced a new mobile graphics chip, the Mali-DP650 which it said was designed to handle 4K content a device's screen and on an external display.

MediaTek releases a SoC for Ultra HD Blu-rays
Published in Wearables


MT8581 is shipping in 2016

MediaTek has shown Fudzilla its MT8581 –  a highly integrated multimedia system-on-chip for Ultra High Definition (4K) Blu-ray players.