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Broadband TV moves into original games, mobile apps

RTL-owned multi-channel network Broadband TV has launched a new business division that will build original games and mobile apps. BBTV Interactive will create multi-platform games and apps to connect digital talent with their fans, in a move that is designed to expand revenue streams and was announced at CES in Las Vegas. “We’re placing an […]

Lenovo launches first standalone Daydream VR headset

Lenovo has unveiled the first standalone virtual reality (VR) headset to run on Google’s Daydream VR platform at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream is an all-in-one headset that does not need to be tethered to wires, PCs or phones. It runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 […]

CES: Samsung unveils 146-inch TV called ‘The Wall’

Samsung has unveiled a 146-inch modular MicroLED TV, dubbed ‘The Wall’ at its annual first look event at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Samsung said The Wall is a self-emitting TV with micrometer (µm) scale LEDs – which are much smaller than current LEDs and serve as their own source of light. […]

LG unveils 88-inch 8K TV ahead of CES

LG has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first 88-inch 8K OLED display as the company affirmed its commitment to the high-end TV market. LG will showcase the 8K display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week and said that the 8K panel offers higher resolution without compromising brightness. The OLED […]

VR Industry Forum to publish guidelines at CES

The Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF) is due to make its first set of VR Industry Guidelines generally available at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January. It will outline its 2018 roadmap during a two-hour masterclass at the trade show and showcase VR demonstrations from Fraunhofer and Qualcomm. Featured speakers at the CES event […]

Disney refutes streaming set-top deal rumours

Disney has refuted rumours that it officially licensed a German company’s TV streaming box. This follows reports from the Las Vegas CES show that Snakebyte’s new streaming set top box will carry Disney branding. The TV box, which is a rough prototype costing US$99, allows consumers to play pre-recorded media, connect external storage sources and listen to music. Reports […]

4K HDR Ultra HD logo launches at CES

Eurofins Digital Testing has launched a new logo scheme that aims to boost consumer confidence in 4K, high dynamic range (HDR), ultra high definition (UHD) TVs. Unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the logo is designed to ensure that the latest generation of UHD HDR screens, which deliver the highest available […]

Facebook: non-professional content driving interest in live video

Live video is becoming a “major part” of Facebook video feeds, with much of the traffic driven by non-professional content, in part as a reaction against the growing professionalisation of other formats, according to Andrew Bosworth, VP of advertising and business platform at the social network. Interviewed by C Space Studio at the Consumer Electronics […]

Nvidia unveils new Shield TV streaming device

Nvidia unveiled its new Nvidia Shield TV media streamer and gaming device at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week. The redesigned Android TV-based device will ship with both a remote and a game controller, support 4K high dynamic range images, and in the coming months will be expanded with artificial intelligence capabilities – including […]

Hulu CEO lifts the lid on new live streaming service

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins has revealed fresh details about its forthcoming live streaming TV service, including more clarity on its pricing, launch date and content line-up. Speaking at Citi’s Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference in Las Vegas yesterday, Hopkins said that the US service will go live in the “next few months” priced at under […]

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