Advanced compression (SHVC), multiplexing and technicolor SL-HDR1 together demonstrate impressive improvements in delivering high-quality video to fixed, mobile devices.
An administrative law judge has ruled that Comcast and set-top vendors Arris and Technicolor have infringed on two patents belonging to TiVo. Rovi Corp. complained to the International Trade Commission in April 2016 that Comcast and its vendor partners were infringing on six patents related to digital video recording and interactive program guides.
High Dynamic Range video could well be the next big thing, the killer app for Ultra-HD TV and the improvement that triggers the next wave of TV upgrades. And thanks to a new pact between Technicolor and Vubiquity, it should be available to hundreds of TV networks and studios by year’s end, even in content that wasn’t made for the format. If so, though, consumers may have to pay for more than a new TV to see it.
Technicolor, a worldwide media and entertainment technology supplier, and Elemental Technologies, a supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, announced Thursday they will demonstrate the world’s first broadcast delivery system of 4K UltraHD high dynamic range (HDR) video at IBC 2015 in Hall 13, Booth M5/M7. The live demonstration, which is optimized for […]
The companies say the successful test shows that “broadcasters will be able to deliver the highest quality content, inclusive of 4K UltraHD live broadcast in a simultaneous transmission to consumers both at home and on-the-go.”
European Union’s antitrust chief slapped the biggest ever cartel fine — over €1.47 billion ($1.96 billion) — on seven companies for allegedly rigging the international market of television and computer monitor tubes. The EU’s Commission ruled that, for a decade ending in 2006, the companies — including Philips, LG Electronics and Panasonic — artificially set prices, shared markets and restricted their output.