Sky has launched its first TV, dubbed Sky Glass, with a revised Sky viewing experience delivered entirely via streaming. With no dish required, just a robust and fast network connection (11M/b minimum required, says the company, rising for 4k UHD and multiroom), it’s the first time the satcaster has moved away from its iconic dish. The new IPTV platform is derived from parent Comcast’s Xfinity architecture. Sky Glass is a 4k QLED screen with Dolby Vision, and uses ‘Intelligen
Sky has confirmed that it will offer Dolby Atmos audio this year. An Atmos software update will be rolled out later this summer. The first beneficiary of the 3D audio upgrade will be live Premier League football, where Dolby Atmos will partner UHD visuals. Dolby Atmos will most likely be delivered within a Dolby Digital + container. Sky has also partnered with Devialet to create the Sky Soundbox an all-in-one TV sound system. Devialet is well known as an audio innovator, and
BT TV will debut Dolby Atmos audio on January 31, as part of its UHD 4K coverage of the Liverpool v Chelsea Premier League fixture. The broadcast will mark the first time anywhere in the world that Dolby Atmos has been used as part of a live sports coverage. Going forward, Dolby Atmos sound will be used for select events. Currently it’s only envisaged for football coverage, and will not be used for other BT exclusives, such as Moto GP. Production control and the complexities
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Welcome to the April 2015 newsletter from the Electric Playground, the home technology specialist.
This month we wanted to give you a few things to think about when planning a home cinema. Seating Probably the first and most important factor in designing a home cinema is the seating position. You should be thinking how many and where.
Ideally they should be in the center of the room and a minimum 25% from the surrounding walls. We recommend th