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This week Apple launched its all-new Pro Display XDR monitor that happens to be one of the most advanced LCDs around, but one thing it lacks is a built-in webcam. When Apple releases its all-new products, in many cases it creates opportunities for other companies to capitalize on its devices. To enable owners of the $4,999 display to communicate stylishly, Logitech introduced its 4K Pro Magnetic Webcam, specifically designed for the Pro Display XDR. On the hardware side of things, the 4K Pro Magnetic Webcam is based on the Logitech 4K sensor featuring the RightLight 3 with HDR backlighting technology. The webcam supports autofocus, 5X digital zoom, and has two omni-directional microphones with noise cancellation options. The unit can capture video at up to 4096×2160 resolution...

Chips&Media Launches Wave510A Hardware AV1 Decoder IP

Chips&Media this month has started to license out its Wave510A hardware decoder IP, the industry’s first AV1 video decoder. The base decoder core supports decoding up to 4Kp60, but...

25 by Anton Shilov on 10/21/2019

HDMI Forum: Certification Program for Ultra High Speed HDMI 48G Incoming

While the first HDMI 2.1 48G-branded cables were announced back in late 2018, they were not formally certified by the HDMI Forum for one reason: the certification program for...

23 by Anton Shilov on 6/13/2019

Sony Develops 16K Display: A 783-Inch ‘Crystal LED’ Screen

Sony has shown at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show that it had developed a screen featuring a 16K resolution that uses its Crystal LED technology. The...

18 by Anton Shilov on 4/11/2019

NEC Launches V554Q: A 55-Inch 4K Monitor for Professional & Signage Applications

NEC has introduced its new large-format 55-inch 4K display designed for commercial and digital signage applications, the NEC MultiSync V554Q. The V554Q display is based on an IPS panel featuring...

34 by Anton Shilov on 3/26/2019

Xilinx Introduces HDMI 2.1 IP with 8K Support

Xilinx this week introduced a comprehensive HDMI 2.1 IP subsystem for its various cores. The IP subsustem supports resolutions of up to 8K along with other features of the...

6 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2019

IO Data Announces M4K651XDB: A 4K 64.5-Inch Display with HDR10

As the world’s largest display suppliers are primarily focusing on popular sizes of LCDs, such as 27 or 32 inches, the smaller players tend to address and fulfil the...

15 by Anton Shilov on 12/13/2018

HDMI 2.1 Nears Release: Club3D Announces Ultra-High Speed 48G Cable

As the first HDMI 2.1-enabled TVs are approaching release, we're finally seeing the market for HDMI 2.1 accessories fall into place to support those products. To that end, Club3D...

25 by Anton Shilov on 11/29/2018

Samsung Begins Sales of 65-Inch Q900R 8K UHDTV in the UK

Samsung on Wednesday started sales of its Q900R QLED 8K Ultra-HD televisions in the UK. The device initially available in the UK is the smaller 65-inch model, rather than...

13 by Anton Shilov on 10/17/2018

Samsung Starts to Take Pre-Orders on 85-Inch Q900 8K UHDTV

Samsung this month has started to take pre-orders on its first commercial 8K UHDTV, the Q900, which sports a 7680×4320 resolution. Besides the sheer number of pixels that the...

19 by Anton Shilov on 10/8/2018

YouTube, Netflix Publish First Videos Transcoded Using AV1

UPDATE: 9/14 5 PM ET: Adding information regarding Netflix videos transcoded using AV1. YouTube has uploaded about a dozen videos that were transcoded using the AV1 codec, whcih was introduced...

51 by Anton Shilov on 9/14/2018

Sharp Announces 2nd Gen 8K UHD TVs at IFA

Sharp this week introduced its second-generation 8K ultra-high def TVs at IFA in Berlin. The new televisions use the company’s new panels as well as the latest processors that...

49 by Anton Shilov on 8/31/2018

Sharp’s 8K UHD TV Available in Japan, Listed in Europe for €11,899

The era of 8K content is still a couple of years away, but screens featuring the resolution are already here and their availability is going to expand in 2018...

26 by Anton Shilov on 4/19/2018

Alliance for Open Media Releases Royalty-Free AV1 1.0 Codec Spec

Eagerly awaited across the tech industry, this week the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia) has published the first complete version of the bitstream and decoding process specification for their...

81 by Anton Shilov on 3/30/2018

ASUS Starts Sales of ProArt PA32UC LCD with 384 Zone FALD, HDR, & DCI-P3

ASUS has started to ship its top-of-the-range ProArt PA32UC professional-grade display. The new monitor features a 4K resolution and supports pretty much every advanced display feature suitable for professional...

18 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2018

Onkyo Demos Tablet with a 12.5-inch 4K Display at MWC

Onkyo has demonstrated a prototype of a tablet featuring a 4K display as well as a premium audio sub-system at MWC. The Granbeat Hi-Res Tablet tablet is aimed primarily...

30 by Anton Shilov on 3/7/2018

AUO to Ship 8K UHD TV Panels in Coming Months

AU Optronics this week has announced plans to start shipments of 8K panels for large UHDTVs in the first half of 2018. The panels will enable TV manufacturers to...

33 by Anton Shilov on 2/23/2018

Lenovo Announces ThinkVision P32u LCD: 32-inch, 4K, TB3 with Daisy Chaining

Ahead of CES, Lenovo is introducing its new ThinkVision P32u professional-grade display. The latest monitor from the company offers an Ultra HD resolution, a wide color gamut, as well...

29 by Anton Shilov on 1/4/2018

New Dell XPS 13: 4K (UHD) InfinityEdge Touch Screen, 8th Gen Intel, Rose Gold

Dell is releasing a few new items at CES 2018 starting with its brand new XPS 13 laptop today. Dell labels the XPS 13 as 'the smallest 13-inch on...

35 by Joe Shields on 1/4/2018

LG Develops ‘Nano IPS’ LCD, Unveils 32UK950 4K Display with DCI-P3, HDR600, TB3

LG has announced a new kind of IPS liquid crystal panel that features an improved color reproduction. The Nano IPS technology will be used for LG’s upcoming high-end displays...

67 by Anton Shilov on 12/22/2017

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