The Armada 1500 Pro 4K uses Marvell's software to amp up a full-HD signal into something closer to ultra HD.
It's an easy sell: Four times the resolution of HD. The numbers are easy to understand, 2160p easily identifiable as more than 1080p. Every manufacturer is pushing their top-of-the-line 4K TVs as the next generation of superlative picture quality. But resolution is just one aspect of picture quality. Is it possible that by focusing so intently on this one, easily marketed, improvement, that other aspects are getting neglected, or worse, diminished? The short answer? Yep. Here's how.
The company's chip will allow TV makers, as well as those making set-top boxes and digital media adapters, to deliver all kinds of features to those devices.
Samsung is now selling a UHD TV that's bigger than a king-size bed. Just don't expect it to be cheap.
Both Samsung and LG will be showcasing TVs at CES 2014 with a 105-inch, curved Ultra HD TV panel. The screens will use the cinematic 21:9 ratio, and use LCD technology instead of OLED.
Amazon will shoot all its original dramas and comedy series in 2014 using 4K video cameras, and will showcase that content exclusively on Amazon Instant Video.
Qualcomm has announced an updated processor and LTE modem within its Snapdragon 800 family, with the new chip headed to smartphones, tablets and Ultra HD TVs.
The video-streaming service wants to have an Ultra HD selection available for users in 2014.
The gigantic new TV is being shown off at the IFA tech trade show in Berlin.
Samsung's S9 TVs got bigger, while it teased its OLED panels with 4K Ultra HD resolution.