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Sony 4K Ultra HD Media Player gets priced up with Netflix support

Sony 4K Ultra HD Media Player gets priced up with Netflix support

Sony's 4K Ultra HD Media Player has been priced up, for 4K TV owners hoping for some on-demand ultra-high-definition content to actually make the most of their expensive sets. The box, which is expected to ship in July, supports both Sony's own Video Unlimited 4K service, which has over 200 Sony Pictures films, along with around 50 TV shows, all in 4K, as well as Netflix's 4K streaming.

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Sony FMP-X5 4K media player adds 4K streaming to Bravia UHD TVs

Sony FMP-X5 4K media player adds 4K streaming to Bravia UHD TVs

Sony has been working on getting more 4K resolution TVs onto the market under its Bravia brand for a long time. While some of its more recent 4K TVs came out of the box with support for 4K video streaming in HEVC H.265 standard, some of the older 4k sets from Sony didn't. To remedy that issue, Sony has announced a new 4K media streaming box.

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Panasonic to install 4K display at Churchill Downs measuring over 15000 sq ft

Panasonic to install 4K display at Churchill Downs measuring over 15000 sq ft

Sports arenas all around the world are known in part for their large screens that make it easy for fans to keep up with the action. Churchill Downs, the horse racing park where the Kentucky Derby is held, has announced that it has teamed up with Panasonic to install what is being called the "Big Board." Big Board is a massive 4K display that Panasonic claims will be the world's largest.

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GoPro Hero4 4K video recording hinted by SoC maker

GoPro Hero4 4K video recording hinted by SoC maker

GoPro will soon be revealing its next compact video camera, the GoPro Hero4, and has already been the subject of leaks and rumors. This latest round contains quite a few pieces of information coming from system-on-chip manufacturer Ambarella, the very same one that provides the chips for GoPro's other cameras.

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Sony BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD TVs get availability, pricing

Sony BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD TVs get availability, pricing

Sony has announced the pricing and availability of its latest BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD televisions, with nine models going up for presale (they hit shelves in June). Info for the XBR-X950B and XBR-X900B series models have been announced, with a small tidbit tossed in that an entry-level XBR-X850B series will be arriving some time this year.

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Toshiba unveils the world’s first 4K laptop, the P55t

Toshiba unveils the world’s first 4K laptop, the P55t

Toshiba has announced they will be bringing 4K to your laptop. Their P55t device, which launches later this month, has a 15.6-inch Ultra HD TruBrite touchscreen display has a 3840 x 2160 resolution at 282 PPI. The laptop is the first to ever receive Technicolor certification, too.

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Blackmagic URSA 4K camera features 10-inch flip-out display

Blackmagic URSA 4K camera features 10-inch flip-out display

Among the cameras introduced at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Blackmagic has introduced a new 4K professional camcorder that stands out, not the least of which is due to its massive 10-inch Full HD flip-out display. The camcorder was designed to look futuristic, and is machined out of aluminum.

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AJA CION 4K camcorder introduced with Apple ProRes

AJA CION 4K camcorder introduced with Apple ProRes

At the NAB event in Las Vegas, AJA has showcased its new camcorder for professionals, the Ultra HD CION, which offers, among other things, Apple ProRes. The camera is said to be the by-product of years of development, and will hit shelves some time this summer for $8,995 USD.

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JVC 4K camera prototypes teased

JVC 4K camera prototypes teased

JVC, which recently introduced a couple new rugged cameras during CES, has detailed its 4K efforts, dropping details on a handful of prototype cameras boasting Ultra HD recording. Included among them are a couple of UAVs -- unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly called drones -- equipped with small 4K cameras.

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Netflix 4K streaming starts with House of Cards

Netflix 4K streaming starts with House of Cards

Netflix has begun streaming 4K video, quietly enabling Ultra HD content on select streams, though only if viewers have a certain subset of 4K-capable TV. The company began testing of Ultra HD back in late 2013, confirming to subscribers that it was targeting a 2014 launch.

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Sony A7S full-frame camera packs 4K video

Sony A7S full-frame camera packs 4K video

Sony has revealed the Alpha A7S, capable of 4K video and delivering a vast ISO range of 50 to 409,600. Billed the world's first full-frame sensor camera that's capable of full pixel read-out - without any pixel binning process - for movie and 4K HDMI video output, the A7S joins the Alpha A7 and A7S as a compact, interchangeable-lens alternative to bulky DSLRs and video cameras.

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Sony and FIFA team up for 4K 2014 FIFA World Cup coverage

Sony and FIFA team up for 4K 2014 FIFA World Cup coverage

Sony and FIFA have announced that they have teamed up to produce 4K content that sports fans will love. The two are teaming up on 4K coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The footage shot will be used in the official FIFA film that will be show in 4K resolution. Sony and FIFA will also be producing three full matches in 4K resolution.

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