A new range of television sets will be unveiled at the upcoming 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV in January. Along with high dynamic range (HDR), OLED displays and much larger screens, TV set manufacturers will be eager to grab a larger portion of viewer’s wallets with these features.
However, are broadcasters ready to support the new technologies? Will streaming competitors beat OTA broadcasters to delivering 4K, UHD, HDR and other image improvements? The jury may officially be out, but new research offers some tempting clues on where technology will lead viewers.
Semitech Corporations announced that its 12G UHD-SDI interface solutions will be integrated into next-generation UHDTV productions from Panasonic, a leading supplier of imaging technology for the broadcast and production industries.
Demonstrating their SDI IP integration at InterBEE 2016, Omnitek will be utilizing Image Matters ORIGAMI Ecosystem to show the power of their IP solutions, and the ability to future proof designs by taking advantage of ORIGAMI’s licensing model.
Fairview Microwave has introduced a line of IQ Mixers that offer high levels of image rejection and sideband suppression. Six new models of IQ mixers include RF and LO frequency bands ranging from 4 GHz to 38 GHz and In-Phase and Quadrature IF bandwidths that range from DC to 4.5 GHz.
At IBC 2016, One Stop Systems introduced the 4U Flash Storage Array with Mangstor MX6300 NVMe SSDs.
The GS12070 features single-chip UHD-SDI rate conversion and enables equipment manufacturers and broadcasters to take a standards-based, commercial off-the-shelf approach to UHDTV infrastructures, minimizing the risk of interoperability issues.