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Hisense Adopts 4K HDR Ultra HD Testing and Logo

Eurofins Digital Testing announced Hisense is adopting Eurofins’ 4K HDR Ultra HD logo technical requirements in its products.

Texas Instruments Rolls Out 4K Ultra HD DLP Chipsets

Texas Instruments announced an expanded family of 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) Digital Light Processing (DLP) chipsets.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gaming Monitors Going Great Guns

IHS Markit announced it reckons global shipments of gaming monitors increased 350% to 1.1 million units in the first half of 2017 from the same period a year ago.

Twentieth Century Fox 4K Ultra HD HDR Movies Hit Kaleidescape

Kaleidescape, Inc. announced the availability of Twentieth Century Fox 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) High Dynamic Range (HDR) movies on its Strato movie players.

Roku Rolls Out Five Digital Media Players

Roku, Inc. announced five new streaming digital media players, the Express ($29.99), Express+ ($39.99), Streaming Stick ($49.99), Streaming Stick+ ($69.99) and Ultra ($99.99).

Apple TV 4K Hits the Streets

Apple announced its new Apple TV 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) streaming media player.

Panasonic Uncorks 4K Ultra HD OLED TVs at IFA 2017

Panasonic Europe announced its latest lineup of 4K Ultra High-Defintion (Ultra HD) OLED TVs at IFA 2017.

Sharp Teases AQUOS 8K TVs and Displays

Sharp Corporation announced its new AQUOS series of 8K-compatible (7,680 x 4,320 pixels) televisions and displays.