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DISH Network to Air "Planet Earth II" in 4K

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

DISH Network will air the new Planet Earth II series in 4K on channel 540, beginning Saturday, February 18. DISH subscribers need the Hopper 3 DVR and a 4K display to view the show at its full 4K resolution. DISH... Read More

 
Your Guide to Ultra HD Streaming

Your Guide to Ultra HD Streaming

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Want to stream Ultra HD and HDR content to your new UHD TV? Adrienne Maxwell discusses the available services. Read More

 
VIZIO Adds HDR10 Support to Select E-Series Displays

VIZIO Adds HDR10 Support to Select E-Series Displays

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VIZIO has announced that select E-Series UHD displays can be upgraded to support playback of the HDR10 High Dynamic Range format. The E-Series is one of VIZIO's more value-oriented UHD lines, and the upgrade applies to six models (all with... Read More

 
UHD Blu-ray Finishes 2016 Strong, TWICE Reports

UHD Blu-ray Finishes 2016 Strong, TWICE Reports

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

TWICE is reporting that Ultra HD Blu-ray ended 2016 on a high note, based on numbers provided by the Blu-ray Disc Association. More hardware manufacturers have introduced Ultra HD Blu-ray players, and unit sales exceeded 300,000--that's "about three times the... Read More

 
BenQ Announces Its First 4K DLP Projector, the HT8050

BenQ Announces Its First 4K DLP Projector, the HT8050

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

BenQ has announced that its first 4K DLP projector, the HT8050, will be available through select dealers on February 24 for $7,999. Using Texas Instruments' new 4K chip with XPR technology to purportedly reproduce a full 3,840-by-2,160 resolution, the THX-certified... Read More

 
HDMI Forum Announces HDMI 2.1 Specification

HDMI Forum Announces HDMI 2.1 Specification

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HDMI Forum has announced that the latest HDMI spec, version 2.1, will be released in the second quarter of 2017. HDMI 2.1 will support higher video resolutions like 8K/60 and 4K/120, a 48-Gbps bandwidth, a variable refresh rate for gaming,... Read More

 
TCL Announces Dolby Vision Roku TV Lineup

TCL Announces Dolby Vision Roku TV Lineup

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

TCL plans to bring 25 new Roku TVs to the market this year, divided into the top-shelf C Series (shown here), mid-level P Series, and value-oriented S Series. Both the C and P Series will feature Dolby Vision HDR technology... Read More

 
NVIDIA Launches New SHIELD TV with Google Assistant

NVIDIA Launches New SHIELD TV with Google Assistant

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

NVIDIA has announced a new SHIELD TV streaming media player. Like the previous SHIELD, this one supports 4K HDR streaming from services like Netflix and VUDU, and it has a robust suite of gaming options. The new player adds Google... Read More

 
Dolby Vision Takes Center Stage at CES 2017

Dolby Vision Takes Center Stage at CES 2017

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Dolby Vision made a big splash at CES 2017. Adrienne Maxwell highlights some of upcoming video products that will include Dolby's High Dynamic Range technology. Read More

 
Philips Introduces Dolby Vision Products

Philips Introduces Dolby Vision Products

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Philips introduced a variety of new TVs and Blu-ray players at CES 2017. Three series of 4K TVs--the 6000, 7000, and 8000 Series--will support Dolby Vision HDR technology, and some will also feature Chromecast for media streaming. Screen sizes will... Read More