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LCD TV Panel Demand Uncertain in Q1 2018

IHS Markit announced it reckons there may be a correction in the demand for LCD TV panels in the first quarter of 2018.

FilmStruck SVOD Service Goes International

Turner International and Warner Bros. announced a joint venture to launch a new, multi-territory movie streaming service.

Sony PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 73.6 Million

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced worldwide sell through for its PlayStation 4 (PS4) video game console has surpassed 73.6 million units.

US Video Game Business Revenue Hits $36 Billion

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) announced it reckons the U.S. video game industry generated $36 billion in revenue last year.

Sony DADC Outsources Production, Sheds 375 Workers in Terre Haute

More sad news today. It has come to our attention that Sony DADC is planning to layoff more than half its workforce at its optical disc (CD, DVD, Blu-ray) replication and logistics facility in Terre Haute, IN.

Technicolor Laying Off 160 Workers at Olyphant Optical Disc Plant

Some sad news today. It has come to our attention that Technicolor Home Entertainment Services is planning additional layoffs and will close its optical disc (CD, DVD, Blu-ray) replication and distribution facility in Olyphant, PA.

Western Digital Uncorks Thunderbolt 3 G-SPEED Shuttle and ev Series Bay Adapters

Western Digital announced its new 4-Bay G-Technology G-SPEED Shuttle with Thunderbolt 3 and ev Series Bay Adapters.

The Dawn of 8K Televisions

IHS Markit announced it reckons 2018 will see the first shipments of and practical market for 8K television panels.

Hi-Res Audio Front and Center at CES 2018

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group announced a number of Hi-Res Audio devices and services were front and center at CES 2018.

Marlin DRM Touts Enhanced Content Protection for 4K Ultra HD Content

Marlin DRM announced a new enhanced content protection compliance and robustness framework for 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) content.

HDR10+ Receives Warm Welcome at CES 2018

20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Electronics announced growing support for the HDR10+ High Dynamic Range (HDR) platform.

Pixelogic Offers Dolby Vision 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Authoring in Europe

Pixelogic announced its London operation is the first facility in Europe to offer Dolby Vision Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc authoring.

Moser Baer Enters Insolvency, Stops Optical Disc Production

Some sad news today. It has come to our attention that Moser Baer India Limited has entered insolvency and stopped producing optical discs.

Entertainment Merchants Association Heads East

The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced it is working with Vuulr to establish EMA’s first international arm in Asia.

HDMI Bent On World Domination

The HDMI Licensing Administrator announced it reckons the cumulative installed base of HDMI devices is approaching nearly seven billion units.