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4K TVs hit new sales milestone: three million units per month

Thanks to decreasing prices of ultra-high-definition TVs, sales of such devices are rapidly increasing. According to DisplaySearch, a leading market tracker, shipments of TV panels with 3840*2160 resolution reached a new milestone in April as they hit three million units for the first time. Shipments of UHD TV panels in …

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LG shows off 55” OLED TV that is 1mm thick

At a press event in South Korea, LG Electronics has demonstrated the world’s first and yet the only 55” OLED [organic light emitting diode] display that is less than one millimeter thick and weighs less than two kilograms. The company did not reveal when displays like that are expected to …

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4K Ultra HD TVs could reach 20% market share in 2015

Adoption of ultra-high-definition televisions is gradually increasing as prices are getting lower in well-developed countries and China. As a result, market share of UHD TV-sets could hit around 20 per cent globally already this year, according to optimistic predictions of makers of TV components. The production cost of a 4K …

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Apple is still working on full-size TV-set – analyst

The chatter about Apple’s TV-set has been around for years, but the company still has not reveal any plans about such product. This does not mean that Apple has completely abandoned the project. Apparently, the company is still working on it, albeit, in a very stealth mode. “Based on talking to people …

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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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Sales of 4K UHD TVs are rapidly increasing – analyst

Thanks to introduction of new 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions by global brands this year, sales of UHD TVs increased rather significantly in the second quarter. In fact, sales of 4K TVs in Q2 surpassed sales of such televisions for the whole calendar 2013. China continues to be leading adopter of …

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Sony introduces its own ‘perfectly curved’ 4K UHD

Sony Corp. on Thursday introduced its first curved ultra-high-definition television, following LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics. Sony targets high-end of the TV market with its Bravia S90 TV-sets that come with 65” and 75” panels. The Sony Bravia S90 curved ultra-high-definition 4K (3840*2160) TVs feature 65” or 75” “Triluminos” LED-LCD …

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Samsung prices its 105” 5K UHD curved TV: $120,000

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday revealed the official price of its 105” curved ultra-high-definition TV-set that combines the best technologies that the company has to offer. Apparently, in order to get the virtually most advanced television ever, one will have to pay a rather whopping sum of money. The recommended price …

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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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4K HDTVs now available for $1000 in the U.S.

Want to have an affordable ultra-high-definition TV (UHDTV) despite there not being much to watch on it yet? Get ready to spend big. Or perhaps not, as Polaroid, a brand-name owned by Empire Electronics Corp., is working on one that’s actually affordable. The company plans to reveal its first 4K …

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3D liquid crystals set to revolutionise monitor technology

Scientists at the University if Colorado have successfully created a system whereby particles can be injected into liquid crystal – bringing order to chaos – and opening up the possibility of a revolutionary new kind of screen within the decade. That’s now been explained and augmented by a clever maths …

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