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GfK’s Simon: industry ‘should be expecting more’ from UHD TV sales figures

Economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit is negatively affecting sales and adoption of UHD TVs, claims GfK account director Nick Simon. Speaking at the SES Ultra HD Conference in London, Simon said that 2019 is “not the right time to make a major purchase” for many consumers, and said that this is having an impact on the […]

BBC technology chief outlines UHD TV priorities

A combination of High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wider Colour Gamut (WCG), rather than higher resolution and higher frame rates (HFR), will be the key to the success of UHD TV, and the BBC will adopt technologies that ensure all its licence fee payers are able to view the content it produces, according to Andy […]

Sky assessing IP delivery of 4K content

Sky said that it is “not ruling out” the possibility of delivering 4K content over the web in the future in a similar way to Netflix, after staging early trials filming in the ultra HD format. Speaking at SES Ultra HD conference in London yesterday, Sky’s chief engineer of broadcast strategy, Chris Johns, said that […]

UK UHD screen market passes 200K a year milestone

Ultra HD flat screen sales are growing at a faster rate than expected in the UK and other European markets, according to Nigel Catlow, business group director, consumer electronics at GfK. Speaking at SES’s Ultra HD conference in London today, Catlow said that 200,000 UHD flat screens had been sold in the UK last year, […]