Users with PCs using Intel's 7th Gen Core processors will be able to experience 4K picture quality from Sony ULTRA. Sony announced that they will debut SPHE's movie streaming service on computers powered by 7th Gen Intel Core processors beginning Q1 in 2017. Intel said the new service will take advantage of the processor's new hardware security technologies and offers far richer entertainment experiences and incredible performance and responsiveness. In addition to the new movie service users can expect longer battery life.
Onwers of the latest Sony 4K Ultra HDTVs are to be given access to the world’s largest library of 4K VOD content via the NanoTech UltraFlix app. Starting with Sony's 2014 range viewers will be able to stream more than 300 hours of 4K quality travel and nature documentaries, including 40 made for IMAX theatrical titles and other genres.
Developers of Twonky based solutions now have the option to integrate their services with the cloud. According to PacketVideo version 8 has a "cloud-enabled architecture that ensures optimal speed and flexibility". With the increaseing need for flexibility and connectivity PacketVideo said they want to accelerate the provivision of cloud services by service providers and manufacturers to their customers.
If you are not ready to spend big on a Smart TV or you want to extend the features on your existing Smart TV, then these latest releases from Netgear could be the answer. The company has release three new Netgear streaming players (NeoTV, NeoTV Pro and NeoTV MAX) that give you access to some of the best on-demand and subscription services.
US based Video-on-Demand provider Netflix has launched its VOD subscription service in the UK and Ireland. For has little has GB£ 5.99 (US$ 9.25) in the UK and €6.99 in Ireland, subscribers get instant and unlimited access to a broad range of films and TV programmes. Partners for the service include Sony, Viacom, BBC, Disney UK and Ireland, Channel4’s 4oD, Lionsgate UK and many more.
Tesco has announced plans to move into the video-on-demand market with the acquisition of Blinkbox, a video-on-demand start-up. They now have an 80 per cent share in the company which they bought from private equity firms Eden Ventures and Nordic Venture Partners. Blinkbox movie-streaming service has been in operation since 2008. So far the firm has grown its movie catalogue to over 9,000 Hollywood titles plus a host of television series.
D-Link will be launching three new DLNA certified 1080p High Definition media routers (HD Media Router 1000, HD Media Router 2000 and HD Media Router 3000) at CES 2011, when the show starts tomorrow. The HD Media Router 1000 (DIR-657) was selected as a CES Innovations 2011 Design and Engineering Award honoree in the Home Networking product category. All models include HD Fuel technology and Quality of Service (QoS) to prioritize High Definition traffic.
Logitech has delivered on their promise they made in the first half of this year when Google launched its Google TV platform. At the time Logitech was highlighted as one of the key partners to the project and they promised to follow up with the release of a range of product for Google TV. Well four months later they have delivered on that promise with the release of Logitech Revue and a host of other products to help users to better experience Google TV.
Huawei Technologies, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, recently launched a new end-user oriented Femtocell device at the Femtocell World Summit in London, United Kingdom.