The CEOs of the world’s largest satellite operators agree that the rollout of Ultra HD will be a major driver of demand for satellite services.
The market push for UltraHD is expected to be led by three key regions of the globe, notably North America, Western Europe and East Asia, according to NSR.
More than half a million 4K×2K TVs are forecast to ship worldwide this year, growing to more than 7 million by 2016, according to the latest Quarterly TV Design and Features Report from NPD DisplaySearch.
The BBC’s Natural History Unit is filming its next blockbuster wildlife series Survival in 4K Ultra HD.
Japan will start the world’s first 4K TV broadcast in July 2014, two years earlier than originally planned.
Eutelsat is launching a dedicated demonstration Ultra HD channel for Europe on the Eutelsat 10A satellite.
Korean TV panel makers are in the process of adjusting their priorities, according to David Hsieh of DisplaySearch.
On Saturday, December 1, Sky Deutschland will record the Bundesliga top match between FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund in 4K Ultra HD.
The next generation of so-called 4K HD display technology for the home will be called Ultra High-Definition or Ultra HD, according to the (US) Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).