Global camera network operator earthTV has upgraded its production system to provide images in Ultra HD/4K resolution to TV broadcasters.
German cable operator Tele Columbus and Canadian video infrastructure provider Espial have announced the first results of their ongoing field trial of the next-generation, 4K ready multiscreen TV and video platform dubbed Advanced TV.
There will be over 785 UltraHD channels by 2025, and satellite capacity required to carry bandwidth intensive UltraHD channels will drive an added $280M in annual leasing revenues, according to UltraHD via Satellite, 3rd Edition from NSR.
The first 4K UHD Roku IDTV models have been put on sale in the United States and Canada.
There will be an extensive 4K Ultra HD/4k programme at this year’s MIPTV which takes place in Cannes, France, from 4-7 April 2016.
WATCH VIDEO. Harmonic now has a documentary short available that examines the making of NASA’s first ultra HD (4k) TV channel.
Love Nature, creators of the world’s largest library of 4K (UltraHD) wildlife and nature documentaries and series, has launched a new video streaming service in 32 countries worldwide, including UK, Australia, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand and Switzerland.
BonGusto, the German TV channel for cookery fans, and Astra platform HD+ will transmit the programme Familie & ich tv Gastspiel in Ultra HD for the first time.
Digiturk has launched a new Ultra HD/4k channel, called Digiturk UHD, on the Eutelsat 7B satellite, home to Digiturk’s pay-TV platform.
Roughly 17% of broadband households in the UK, France, Germany, and Spain are planning to buy a flat-panel TV in the next 12 months and over 50% consider 4k an important or very important feature of their next model.