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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cortex A53 Quad with Mali T860 GPU
MediaTek has showed us a quad core Cortex A53 based MT5596 running Android TV 6.0 nearly a year after Fudzilla saw Sony's Android TV 5.0 at CES 2015.
Following months of delay and confusion over HDR standard
The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc format will finally have its big debut at Consumer Electronics Show 2016 which will kick off in Las Vegas during first days of the new year.
VR-equipped drones also likely
According to the newest report, the major technological trends to anticipate at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will include virtual reality (VR) headsets, a bigger lineup of wearable computing devices, and a new generation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) also known to the general public as drones.
Over 35 titles by end of year, some supporting Dolby Atmos and DTS:X
In the consumer entertainment industry’s big push to gradually phase out the 1080p Blu-ray disc format and replace it with the upcoming 2160p Ultra HD Blu-ray format, many have come to expect an initial lineup of titles to slowly trickle in just like the days of its predecessor’s big rollout back in November 2006 with the launch of the PlayStation 3.
10bit with quad core A53 does H265
Minix, which is a well-known name in the home streaming TV console market, has released a new Mini NEO U1 that supports some cool features such as 4K at 60 Hz and 10-bit colour.