Toshiba launches first TV range with Amazon Fire TV built in

Toshiba has launched its first range of QF5D TVs with Amazon Fire TV built in for the UK market. Currently available in 43”, 50”, 55” and 65” models, the Toshiba QF5D can be purchased at Amazon and Argos in the US from £349. With Fire TV built in, the Toshiba QF5D now includes Alexa voice search […]

Spain’s RTVE makes 4K DTT breakthrough with FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Speaking at this week’s 4K-HDR Summit in Malaga, Spanish public broadcaster RTVE revealed plans to show the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in UHD-4K and in HDR quality free-to-air on DTT. RTVE says it will be offering nearly 20 matches with the highest image quality, including all games played by the Spanish National Team. According […]

Sky to broadcast Formula 1 in HDR

Pay TV operator Sky’s Sky Sports arm is to broadcast the 2022 Formula 1 season in High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the first time. The new Formula 1 season is here as the sport enters an exciting new era with countless talking points, new rules, new cars, new driver pairings and new rivalries, all available […]

Sky Q gets HDR sports

Just in time for the 2020 Olympic Games, Sky Q is adding HDR to its UHD sports broadcasts. Starting with the opening ceremony, Sky said that over 200 hours of sport will be broadcast on Sky Q’s dedicated Eurosport 4K channel in Ultra HD and HDR via the red button.  HDR viewing will be available […]

UHD Spain launches first UHD HDR SDR simulcast on terrestrial, satellite and streaming

The non-profit association UHD Spain, which was founded in January by with 30 industry partners, has kicked off simulcast UHD HDR and SDR demonstration broadcasts via terrestrial, satellite and streaming. UHD Spain said that this first simulcast consolidates its commitment to develop a collaborative framework around new audiovisual technologies, and in particular UHD, to demonstrate […]

Samsung adds HDR10+ Adaptive feature to new QLED TVs

Samsung has announced that it will add support for the HDR10+ Adaptive feature to its upcoming QLED sets. HDR10+ Adaptive promises to improve the viewing experience in customers’ homes regardless of the lighting conditions, and supports the Hollywood-backed Filmmaker Mode which was first launched in mid-2019. Announcing the feature, Samsung noted that optimal HDR relies […]

Sky adds HDR movies and series to Sky Q and offline viewing in new update

Sky has begun its roll out of HDR support for Sky Q as part of a major update for the pay TV platform.  The addition of HDR is the biggest update of note to the platform, and comes after support for the higher fidelity format was added for Netflix and Disney+. Sky said that it […]

Sky Q adds HDR for Netflix

Sky Q subscribers will now be able to watch Netflix in HDR, the operator has announced. The Comcast-owned operator said that HDR has been added for Netflix, building on pre-existing support for the superior visual format for Disney+ and select Sky content. Now viewers are able to watch a wide range of Netflix shows and […]

Fox taps Verizon Media to stream Super Bowl in UHD HDR for first time

Verizon Media is to deliver this weekend’s US Super Bowl LIV in UHD HDR streaming for the first time. Verizon’s Media’s streaming workflow and delivery technology will support the streaming of the Super Bowl on the Fox Sports app, the Fox Now and the Yahoo Sports mobile app to bring UHD HDR coverage of the […]

Virgin Media beats rivals to air Wimbledon tennis in 4K UHD and HDR

Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media is to air the Wimbledon tennis tournament in 4K UHD and HDR for the first time. Virgin Media subscribers equipped with a Virgin TV V6 set-top box will be able to view 4K HDR coverage of the competition from July 1 via the BBC iPlayer app on the box. While BBC […]

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