Two Sony 4K TV models (65-inch XBR-65X900A and 55-inch XBR-55X900A) will be released on May 19th, and they are available for pre-order today.
Seiki’s $1,500 50-inch Ultra HDTV is Ultra Affordable
Chinese OEM Seiki (“SAY-key”) officially priced its 50-inch 4K Ultra HD TV (SE50UY04) at a game changing $1,500. With the next cheapest Ultra HDTV starting at roughly $15,000, Seiki is the first brand to make Ultra High Definition technology affordable to consumers.
Sky preparing for the rise of 4K Ultra HD
Sky already filming in 4K Ultra HD Sky – the entertainment channel available in the United Kingdom and Ireland – is actively preparing for Ultra HD. In fact, they’re already filming several titles in Ultra HD. John Cassy, head of Sky 3D said, “From our point of view Sky always has been, and we hope always will be, at…
Sony 4K Ultra HD Movie Service Will Require 100GB Downloads
In an interview with The Verge, Sony Electronics President and COO Phil Molyneux discussed the Sony 4K movie download service at a Sony Press event in New York City. Molyneux remained secretive when asked if the 4K Ultra HD service would be available on the PS4, simply stating that, “I promise you will not be disappointed.”…
Sony Pictures Television Will Produce Several Pilots in 4K Ultra HD
Sony is taking the lead with Ultra HD content creation Sony Pictures Television (SPT) plans to produce several pilots in 4K Ultra HD this season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Since dozens of Ultra HDTV’s were showcased earlier this year at CES, interest in 4K content has intensified, and Sony is aggressively pursuing 4K content creation….
Starz Entertainment’s view on Ultra HD and HEVC
What’s stopping Ultra HD from reaching the mainstream? With the recent approval of the Ultra HD HEVC standard by the ITU, broadcast and video compression engineers can focus their time on bringing Ultra High Definition content to the mainstream. So now that we have the Ultra HDTV’s and the HEVC compression format — what’s stopping large media…
AU Optronics producing Ultra HD TV panels with a 65% yield
According to industry sources, AU Optronics (AUO) — one of the world’s leading providers of optoelectronic solutions — is reaching production yields between 60-65% for its 4K Ultra HD TV display panels. Production is increasing due to increased demand in the marketplace, and has become an opportunity for AUO to recover its debt.