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UKTV Play launches on Samsung TVs

UKTV’s on demand and catch-up TV app is to be made available on all Samsung TVs sold from 2015 onwards. Featuring content from channel Dave, Drama, Really and Yesterday, the free UKTV Play app offers anytime viewing, access to box-sets, previews of new shows, exclusive content and personalisation with a dedicated ‘my shows’ section. Highlights […]

YouSee TV embraces BYOD trend with Apple TV and LG launches

Danish cable and telecom operator TDC is to make its YouSee TV service available via an Apple TV app as well as its own set-top boxes, and will follow up with the launch of an app for LG smart TVs. Jacob Mortensen, managing director of YouSee, said that the operator’s customers “should be able to […]

Samsung unveils 8K TV at IFA

Samsung is set to launch an 8K television with 8K artificial intelligence upscaling capabilities at IFA in Berlin this week. The Q900R QLED 8K TV will be available in the UK from mid-October and will come with screen sizes of either 65, 75, 82 or 85-inches. Samsung said the TVs will feature 8K-ready enhancements, including […]

Panasonic and Samsung among first to deploy HDR10+ firmware

Panasonic and Samsung are among the first manufacturers to support HDR10+ after the companies announced that they are deploying firmware for select 2018 TV models. HDR10+ Technologies announced the news ahead of IFA. The joint venture company – set up by 20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics – is responsible for licensing the […]

TV4 Play launches on Samsung smart TVs

Bonnier Broadcasting-owned Swedish streaming service TV4 Play has launched a version of its app on Samsung’s smart TV platform. The TV4 Play app is now available on Samsung smart TVs from 2015 and later. The app can be downloaded from the Samsung Smarthub, enabling viewers to see a range of free-to-air programmes, series and live […]

Samsung launches episodic VR pilot season

Samsung has launched an initiative called Pilot Season, designed to encourage the development of episodic virtual reality content for the Samsung VR Video service. Pilot episodes for six original series have now gone live on the Samsung VR Video service on Gear VR, with the content produced using grants provided by Samsung. The Gear VR […]

Breaking Fourth launches VR show for Samsung VR Pilot Season

British virtual reality studio Breaking Fourth has launched a new virtual reality (VR) series, Bro Bots, during the Tribeca Film Festival. The first six-minute episode, entitled Bro Bots Go Sky High, premiered yesterday during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival as part of Samsung VR Video’s Pilot Season. Samsung VR Video Pilot Season is a new initiative aimed at […]

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. […]

Amazon Prime Video launches HDR10+ support

Amazon Prime Video has made its entire high dynamic range library available in HDR10+, establishing it as the first streaming service to implement the Samsung standard. Amazon’s Prime Video HDR10+ catalogue includes hundreds of hours of content, including Prime Originals like The Grand Tour, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Tick and The Man in the High Castle plus hundreds of licensed […]

YouTube TV app launches on LG, Samsung TVs

YouTube has launched the app for its US subscription service, YouTube TV, on Samsung and LG TVs. The YouTube TV app is now available to download on 2016 and 2017 models of Samsung and LG TVs in the US and will be available soon on 2014 and 2015 models. YouTube is also planning to expand […]

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