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CTA outlines official standard for future 8K TVs

The entertainment industry is still catching on to 4K/HDR content production, but the tech industry is keen to get the 8K wave started already. There have been a few very expensive and very early 8K TVs released in the wild to date and from January 2020 onward, there will be …

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Sharp may introduce its first 8K UHD displays in October

Sharp Corp. has been among the most prominent supporters of the next-generation 8K ultra-high-definition resolution and may also be the first company to actually offer commercial 8K displays, according to a media report. The screens will be used for commercial applications and will hardly find their ways to homes. Sharp …

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Sharp Aquos 4K Next TV: RGBY panel, virtual 8K UHD upconversion

Ultra-high-definition televisions with 8K (7680*4320) resolution are expected to hit the market only sometimes in 2018, but Sharp this week introduced its new ultra-high-definition television that promises to upconvert FHD and 4K UHD video to virtual 8K resolution with the help of complex graphics rendering algorithms. The new TV also …

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LG may have outed Apple’s plans for an 8K iMac

It looks like Apple might be working on an 8K version of its iMac desktop all in one machine, according to a recent LG blog post. LG supplied the 5K panel for Apple’s well received 5K iMac, which launched last year. The post went as far as to claim that …

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LG Electronics begins to promote 8K UHD resolution

4K ultra-high-definition video resolutions have not yet become popular on the market mainly due to the lack of content, high prices of displays and TVs as well as insufficient performance of mainstream graphics adapters. However, LG Electronics, a major maker of consumer electronics and a leading manufacturer of displays, has …

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VESA’s new eDP 1.4a standard enables 8K UHD embedded displays

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) on Monday published the Embedded DisplayPort (eDP) standard version 1.4a. The new standard allows to build ultra-high-definition panels for embedded applications with up to 8K*4K (7680*4320) resolutions. The new eDP 1.4a standard also supports AdaptiveSync technology. The eDP v1.4a standard leverages the VESA DisplayPort …

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Sharp unveils world’s first ‘full-spec’ 8K LCD TV

Sharp Corp. this week demonstrated what it calls the world’s first television that supports all requirements of 8K super hi-vision broadcast. The LCD TV supports 7680*4320 resolution and is not expected to hit the market until 2018, when Japan Broadcasting Corp. (Nippon Hoso Kyokai, NHK) starts to broadcast in such …

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Sony puts development of OLED TVs on hold, to focus on UHD TVs

Sony Corp. has reportedly decided to put development and commercialization of AMOLED/OLED TVs on hold in a bid to concentrate on ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions that have higher chances to become popular in the coming years. While this clearly puts Sony behind its rivals LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics, it should …

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Asus introduces 4K 28-inch gaming display for $799/£475

Asustek Computer on Monday announced the PB287Q 4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) 28” monitor designed for prosumers and gamers. The new display will cost starting from only $799 (€576, £475) without taxes, but will deliver everything a gamer needs: UHD resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, audio in/audio out and so on. …

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