UHD

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. Sharp started to sell its Sharp Aquos LC-70X500 8K UHDTV in Japan late in 2017, and said that it would gradually expand its availability to other territories throughout this year. Indeed, this month one of the European retailers of professional hardware started to list the LC-70X500E, a European version of the product, at a rather extreme price. The Sharp Aquos LC-70X500E is a 70-inch UHD TV featuring a 7680×4320 resolution and presumably based on Sharp’s 10-bit IPS/IGZO panel. The latter has a 400 nits typical brightness, a 1000 nits peak brightness for HDR (HDR10, HLG are...

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

LG 43UD79-B Launched: 42.5-inch 4K IPS with FreeSync

LG is about to launch a new monitor that is one of the most feature-filled monitors on the market once it arrives. Referred to as the 43UD79-B, this 42.5-inch...

46 by Patrick MacMillan on 5/1/2017

EIZO Announces ColorEdge Prominence CG3145: 4096x2160, 98% P3 and HDR10

EIZO this week announced its new ColorEdge Prominence CG3145 reference monitor with a DCI-4K resolution and a display covering 98% of the DCI-P3 color space. The monitor is claimed...

39 by Anton Shilov on 4/21/2017

Dell Announces UP2718Q HDR Display, And Two InfinityEdge Displays

Right now, the National Association of Broadcasters conference is on, and Dell is using it to launch their latest UltraSharp display. The Dell UltraSharp UP2718Q is the company’s first...

28 by Brett Howse on 4/20/2017

Cosemi Announces 328-Feet ‘8K-Ready’ OptoDP Active DisplayPort 1.4 Optical Cable

Cosemi has announced its first OptoDP active optical cable that supports a DisplayPort 1.4 connection. That in itself isn't newsworthy, but up to 328 feet, or 100 meters, it...

22 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2017

Dell’s 32-inch 8K UP3218K Display Now For Sale: Check Your Wallet

Back at CES in January, Dell announced the next step in personal screen resolution advancements. The recent rise of ‘4K’ (or more accurately, Ultra-HD at 3840x2160) monitors has shown...

94 by Ian Cutress on 3/24/2017

JapanNext JN-VC490UHD and JN-VC550UHD: 49-55 inch, Curved 4K, FreeSync, HDCP 2.2, Under $900

JapanNext has started to sell its new ultra-large 49” and 55” curved displays that feature an Ultra HD resolution, a low response time, AMD’s FreeSync dynamic refresh rate technology...

31 by Anton Shilov on 2/16/2017

Logitech Launches the BRIO 4K Pro: Its First 4K UHD Webcam with HDR

Logitech has announced its BRIO 4K Pro Webcam, one of the world’s first webcams that features an Ultra HD resolution as well as HDR. The camera also has an...

19 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2017

Pioneer Announces Ultra HD Blu-ray Supporting BDR-S11J Drives

Pioneer has announced its first Blu-ray disc burners that officially support playback of Ultra HD Blu-ray discs. The drives will be Pioneer’s top-of-the-range ODDs and will thus support all...

66 by Anton Shilov on 1/26/2017

Philips BDM4037UW Goes on Sale: 40 Inch 4K Curved Display for $800

TPV Technology, the company that produces monitors under the Philips brand, this week began to sell one of the world’s first curved displays with a 4K resolution that was...

30 by Anton Shilov on 1/18/2017

Dell Announces UP3218K: Its First 8K Display, Due in March

Dell introduced the industry’s first mass-market 8K display aimed at professional designers, engineers, photographers and software developers. The UP3218K will be available this March, but its rough $5,000 price...

41 by Anton Shilov on 1/10/2017

CES 2017: Ambarella Booth Tour

As usual, this year Ambarella had a number of interesting announcements and demos to show off. At a high level, the important announcements for this year are the H3...

0 by Joshua Ho on 1/6/2017

HDMI 2.1 Announced: Supports 8Kp60, Dynamic HDR, New Color Spaces, New 48G Cable

Update 1/6: HDMI Forum has notified us that the HDMI 2.1 uses DSC 1.2 compression for everything higher than 8K with 4:2:0 chroma sub sampling. The story was updated...

40 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2017

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