CES: New TV standard released
The Advanced Television Systems Committee has approved the release of ATSC 3.0, a range of TV standards that will give broadcasters the ability to deliver 4K Ultra HDTV and interactive services using a mix of Internet and broadcast connections.
CES: LG rolls its OLED
LG is currently showcasing the world’s first 65-inch UHD rollable OLED at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.
Samsung QLED TV now in SA
Samsung’s latest premium line-up of QLED TVs have arrived in South Africa. The new range’s sets a high bar, demonstrating innovation in picture quality, design and interactivity.
Samsung unveils The Frame
Samsung Electronics has lifted the lid on its premium line-up of QLED TVs and The Frame, a new concept in TV, at a global TV launch event in Paris.
ShowMax brings R49 VoD service to Vodacom
ShowMax has launched a new lower-priced Video on Demand service for Vodacom customers on an add-to-bill basis, at R49 per month for unlimited access to a range of TV shows, movies and documentaries.
Win with Gadget and xXx: State of the Union
Gadget and Ster-Kinekor are giving away five double sets of IMAX tickets to the opening of xXx: State of the Union. To enter, follow Gadget and Ster-Kinekor on Twitter and tell us what is tattooed on the back of Xander Cage’s head.
Discover Digital takes on African VoD market
Discover Digital, is building in-market caching, storage and video on demand (VOD) server technology in its new markets across Africa, paving the way for a better streamed video experience for viewers across the continent.
CES: Xiaomi unveils 65″ TV
Xiaomi kicked off its CES debut in Las Vegas this week with the announcement of the Mi TV 4, a 65-inch modular TV.
CES: Acer launches monitor with eye-tracking
Acer this week announced the availability of the 30-inch Predator Z301CT, the world’s first 21:9 monitor with Tobii eye-tracking functionality.
ShowMax peers for Africa
ShowMax has announced that it is now connected to NAPAfrica Johannesburg, the largest Internet exchange point (IXP) in Africa. This connection will reduce latency and ultimately increase response times.