Panasonic will soon begin selling in Japan a Blu-ray Disc player compatible with 4K UltraHD discs, the first such player in the world.
Sharp will be the first to begin limited sales of 8K televisions next month.
NASA plans to launch a 4K TV channel this fall and has already begun test broadcasts. The new channel, called NASA UHD, will broadcast 24 hours a day and be available free of commercials.
After bigger screens, and thinner screens, and 3D screens, and curved screens, and 4K screens, HDR is the new flavor of the season in television technology and it's one worth paying attention to.
Samsung has developed a big-screen OLED screen that's transparent, and plans to put it on show at this week's IFA consumer electronics expo in Berlin.
Researchers are trying to figure out factors that affect the life of solar panels.
The device is on sale in Japan and has yet to gain FDA approval in the US
Four competing TV platforms could spell confusion for consumers.
The NW-ZX2 runs Android and supports the Hi-Res audio format.
Some of the biggest consumer electronics companies plan to replace HDMI on future TV sets
The set is as thin as a few coins and one of the first to support Google's new platform
Sony says VOD providers are unwilling to carry the movie.
The next big thing, according to consumer electronics makers at IFA? TVs that bend.
Sprint abandoned the takeover because it thought it would have a hard time getting regulatory approval, according to newspaper reports.
Articles by Martyn Williams