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Growing 4K UHD Libraries Prime The Content Pump

4K Ultra HD TVs are taking off and, fortunately, the native content available to support them — and even newer premium content with high dynamic range and a wide color gamut — is finally beginning to hit critical mass. ...

Sling TV Inks Univision Deal

Englewood, Colo. — Just a week into the trial soft launch of its over-the-top (OTT) streaming service for cord-cutters, Sling TV said Monday that it has reached an agreement with Spanish-language TV service Univision Communications for multi-stream rights to live and video-on-demand content for entertainment, news and sports content from Univision’s portfolio. ...

SuperMHL Connector Will Support 8K Video

LAS VEGAS – The founding MHL companies unveiled a next-generation digital interface specification called “superMHL” that will support up 8K/120fps video and object oriented audio formats including Dolby Atmos and DTS-UHD. ...

Super Bowl TV Season Sees Snow, Ad Falloff

NEW YORK — Super Bowl is traditionally a peak period for TV demand, but a severe winter storm barreling down on the home turf of the contending New England Patriots in the days before the game threatened to put a crimp in sales. ...

Shooting Puts Spotlight On Wearable Cameras

The sensational attention generated by the now-infamous Aug. 9th police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has impacted the stock prices of at least two wearable CE camera manufacturers, and could have an effect on other camera suppliers going forward. ...

Brother Expands SOHO Printer Line

Bridgewater, N.J. -- Brother International said Thursday that it is expanding its Business Smart Series of SOHO printers with the introduction of the MFC-J4420DW all-in-one color inkjet printer/copier/scanner/fax. ...

Sony Unveils A7S ILC Supporting UHD Capture

Las Vegas – Sony used the start of today’s National Association of Broadcasters convention to introduce a pro-level video-centric A7S mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (ILC) that includes a full-frame sensor capable of recording up to 4K Ultra HD resolution video.  ...

Sony Launches `Experience At Best Buy’ Shops

San Francisco – Sony Electronics president and COO Mike Fasulo used a West Coast press conference here Thursday to formally announce the planned opening of the company’s new home-theater retail spaces at approximately 350 Best Buy locations nationwide. ...

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