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North America and China TV Shipments Fall Sharply

IHS Markit announced it reckons TV shipments in China and North America fell sharply in the third quarter of 2017.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition Hits Canada

Amazon announced its new Fire TV Stick Basic Edition is now available in Canada and more than 100 countries and territories around the world.

Furnace Readies Northern Virginia Vinyl Record Pressing Plant

Furnace Record Pressing announced it will open a new 50,000 square-foot vinyl record pressing plant in Fairfax, VA in January 2018.

TDK Rolls Out Industrial SD and microSD Flash Memory Cards

TDK Corporation announced its new SD (MMRD4 series) and microSD (MURD4 series) flash memory cards for industrial applications.

Mission Accomplished for Making Vinyl Conference

The Colonial Purchasing Co-op announced it is pleased with the success of its first Making Vinyl record manufacturing conference, which was held November 6-7, 2017 in Detroit, MI.

FCC Gives Green Light to ATSC 3.0 Next Generation TV

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced new rules that let television broadcasters voluntarily use the ATSC 3.0 next generation broadcast television transmission standard.

VESA Rolls Out DisplayID Version 2.0 Standard

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) announced a major update to its Display Identification Data (DisplayID) standard.

Element Launches 4K Ultra HD Roku TV Featuring HDR

Element Electronics announced its new 50-inch 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) Roku TV featuring High Dynamic Range (HDR) capability.

Fortium Protects DVD Screeners for Academy Awards

Fortium Technologies announced its anti-piracy technology continues to be used to protect DVD screeners for the Academy and other awards.

Singulus Reports Q3 2017 Results

Singulus Technologies announced financial results for the third quarter of 2017.

QNAP Taps Vinpower Digital for TVS-882BR Blu-ray NAS Series

QNAP Systems announced it is integrating a Blu-ray Disc (BD) recorder from Vinpower Digital into its TVS-882BR all-in-one Blu-ray NAS series.

Microsoft Unleashes Xbox One X

Microsoft announced its new 4K Ultra High—Definition (Ultra HD) Xbox One X video game console is now available worldwide.

And the Emmy Goes to… JCT-VC for HEVC/H.265

HEVC Advance congratulates the Joint Collaborative Team on Video Coding (JCT-VC) on its Engineering Emmy for the development of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC/H.265).

Hisense Launches 100-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart Laser TV

Hisense announced its new 100-inch 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) smart laser television.

Blu-ray, Games and Physical Entertainment Level Up in UK

Kantar Worldpanel announced it reckons the UK physical entertainment market is growing for the first time since August 2014.