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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.

PREMIER BD Lowers Blu-ray Player, Recorder and Drive Patent Royalties

The PREMIER BD Licensing Group announced it has reduced the patent royalty rates payable on Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, recorders and drives.

HEVC Advance Discounts Patent Royalties for Lower-Priced Devices

HEVC Advance announced it has added a discounted royalty rate category for lower-priced Set-Top Boxes, surveillance cameras and other devices, as well as simplified its patent license agreement to reduce costs for licensees.

Technicolor Offers Q3 2017 Financial Commentary

Technicolor announced its financial and production commentary for the third quarter of 2017.

Detecting Early-Stage Cancers With Blu-ray Disc

Purdue University announced that an effort by its researches to employ Blu-ray Disc technology to diagnose early-stage cancers and monitor their treatments has attracted nearly $200,000 in state and federal grants.