Denon and Marantz are to release upgraded ‘A’ spec versions of their flagship AV amplifier and processor. The Denon AVC-X8500A is a replacement for its 13-channel AVC-X8500 multichannel amplifier. Marantz is shipping the AV8805A, an update on the 13-channel AV8805 processor. The two models have been fast-tracked, to replace the AVC-X8500H and AV8805 which suffer from the 8k HDMI bug, which has bedeviled owners. The Denon AVC-X8500HA features 13ch of 210W amplification with de
#BT will roll out a new #gigabit service across the UK later this month. The #FullFibre plan is designed to offer consumers average speeds up to 25 times faster than Superfast fibre.
The service will support multiple high-speed device connections, enabling users to make the most of new high-bandwidth products and services, including #8k video, online gaming and IoT devices. BT Full Fibre will also offer ultrafast upload speeds, ideal for online gaming, smart security camera
#8k broadcasting in the UK took a step nearer reality last night, with a successful 8k broadcast trial of the UEFA Europa League match between Arsenal and Olympiacos. The landmark, a collaboration between BT Sport and #Samsung, was delivered using a bespoke BT Sport 8k outside broadcast set-up, feeding Samsung #QLED 8k screens, at the Emirates Stadium. The live 8k footage was delivered over IP to QLED TVs at the Stadium, at 50Hz. The match was shot with a single Sony 8k UHC83
#Samsung has officially crowned the #8k Q950TS king of its 2020 TV line-up. First seen at CES, the new flagship combines a refined ultra-slim 15mm design with six-speaker sound system and advanced AI image processor. The full-array set, which will be available in 65, 75 and 85 inch screen sizes, features an Infinity Screen design with next-to-no bezel for a 99 per cent screen to body ratio. It’ll be joined by the Q900T and Q800T 8k models, covering screens from 55- to 98-inch
Streaming service Rakuten TV triples smart scren reach and takes on Netflix with 8K Streaming service provider Rakuten TV is stepping up its VOD war with Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, by expanding into 42 countries and promising 8k content before the end of the year. It is also partnering with Samsung, LG, Philips and Hisense to introduce a dedicated remote control button on their respective smart TVs. The move will enable the European streaming TV service to reach more tha
Download newsletter here. Welcome to the January 2015 newsletter from the Electric Playground, the home technology specialists. This month we wanted to let you know our top 5 favourite new technologies from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held last week in Las Vegas. We didn't go (maybe next year!) but here's a quick guide. 1. "Quantum Dot" TV's In short due to a change in the way the pixels are backlit Quantum Dot TV's will mean an improvement in picture quality with dar