A historic moment for TV: The first 4K TV series is announced

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With RedShark's 4K month just two weeks away, 3NET Studios, a joint venture owned by Sony, Discovery and IMAX, has announced that its initial slate of TV series and specials will include the first ever 4K television series: Space.

Do we really need Smart TV?

Published in Studio & Broadcast

Connected TV has replaced 3D as the biggest buzzphrase in the broadcast industry this year. Sales are increasing globally, but, as Andy Stout, reports, different regions are responding in different ways.

Top movie directors move to TV

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With the news that Ridley Scott is working on his first ever television pilot, it seems that the worlds of television and film are moving closer and closer together. Freya Black investigates this trend

Perhaps the biggest progress in TVs in the last twenty years is the sheer beauty of their design, and the engineering marvels that have made it possible

Two very different genre shows, HBO’s Game of Thrones which finished last night and the BBC’s ongoing Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, have convinced us that we are in a new era of television special effects and that TV can now do (nearly) everything that film can.

The world's first 4K TV Channel

Published in Technology & Computing

European satellite operator Eutelsat launches the world's first 4K channel

Sony talks about 4K + OLED

Published in Studio & Broadcast

CES pundits have been speculating over the last few days, quite wrongly in our view, whether 4K or OLED will be the next big thing in television

The Seiki 4K TV is now $966

Published in Technology & Computing

Just a quick heads up for all you lucky people in the States: the Seiki 50" 4K TV is now available from Amazon for just $966 (including shipping). UPDATE: The price has gone back up

Cheaper 4K TVs are coming

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We don't want to labour the point, but 4K televisions are coming faster than most people think they will.

In case you think some of the announcements we hear nowadays are game-changing, here's a look back at a truly groundbreaking one from 60 years ago that changed broadcast television forever. And that's no hype. By Phillip Moss.

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