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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 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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Apple makes iMac with 5K retina display more affordable

Apple has introduced a more affordable version of its flagship iMac with 5K retina display. The new personal computer features slightly slower processor and lower-performance graphics card, but apart from that, it is still a rather decent machine. In addition, Apple slashed the price of the original iMac 5K in …

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CyberLink unveils world’s first hardware-accelerated 4K Ultra-HD player

CyberLink, a leading developer of multimedia software, has introduced the industry’s first media player that can take advantage of hardware acceleration capabilities of ultra-high-definition video decoding found in the latest hardware, such as microprocessors and graphics processing units. The CyberLink PowerDVD 15 is the world’s first software player that supports …

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HP unveils 31.5-inch 4K UHD display with 10-bit colour spectrum

Hewlett-Packard has unveiled its new professional monitor that combines all the latest display technologies available today. The HP Z32x boasts with ultra-high-definition resolution, accurate colours and rich connectivity options. Pricing of the product was not announced, but do not expect it to be affordable. The HP DreamColor Z32x (M2D46A4) features …

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Sharp is going to make 4K displays for smartphones

Many consumers felt that smartphone displays looked fine a few years back when 720p displays were the norm but still manufacturers swiftly pushed out 1080p, then 1440p and now by next year, we are going to be looking at smartphones with 4K displays. Sharp has announced plans to begin manufacturing …

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HDMI forum adds HDR support to HDMI 2.0a specification

HDMI Forum, an organization that manages the HDMI standard development, this week release HDMI 2.0a specification, which adds support for high-dynamic range video medatada flags to the standard. Members of the organization can start to add HDMI 2.0a into their products now. The specification has been updated to enable transmission …

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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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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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AMD to release FreeSync compatible drivers in mid-March

After over a year of development, preparations, testing and other work, AMD’s FreeSync technology will officially be enabled in AMD’s drivers later this month. At present graphics cards, APUs and displays supporting FreeSync technology are already available in select regions, which means that it is about time for AMD to …

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Qualcomm has made a Snapdragon 4K streaming stick

Qualcomm has announced its new entry in to the streaming market with its new Snapdragon-based Chromecast competitor, capable of streaming 4K. Unfortunately, Qualcomm’s streaming stick won’t be made available to consumers and is instead there as a reference design for third-parties to license out. Third-party manufacturers will be able to …

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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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LG Display to use the same OLED technology as Samsung

LG Display and Universal Display Corp. announced this week that the former has licensed UniversalPHOLED technology from the latter. In addition, LG signed a supply agreement with Universal Display under which it will purchase supplemental material from the company. It is noteworthy that Samsung Electronics also uses technologies and materials …

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Asustek preps 4K UHD IPS display with Nvidia G-Sync technology

Asustek Computer has announced a new ultra-high-definition (UHD) display for gamers that features a high-quality in-plane switching (IPS) panel along with Nvidia Corp.’s G-Sync technology. The PG27AQ monitor promises to be among the best premium displays for gamers this year. The Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ features a 27” IPS panel with …

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ASUS announces new PA328Q 32in 4K display

Ah CES, the time of year when a journalist’s eyes bleed there’s so much ‘news’ out there and you can’t help but wish your pockets were a bit deeper so you could afford all the new goodies being announced. One such company that’s showing off a lot of new gear …

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Asus debuts 4K 27-inch IPS display for $799/£510

Affordable ultra-high-definition displays are widespread on the market these days, just like high-quality and gaming monitors with 4K (3840*2160) resolution. Asustek Computer on Wednesday introduced its PB279Q monitor that combines quality, performance and relatively low price in one package. The Asus PB279Q is based on a 10-bit in-plane switching (IPS) …

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More display makers to offer 5K UHD monitors in 2015

As 4K ultra-high-definition monitors migrate to mainstream price points, 5K UHD displays are set to become a new de-facto standard for ultra-premium segment. Apple and Dell will not be alone with 5K (5120*2880) ultra-high-definition displays next year as more makers are going to join them, according to a media report. …

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