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Netflix launches Super HD and 3D; Reveals Ultra HD trial with Samsung

Netflix launches Super HD and 3D; Reveals Ultra HD trial with Samsung

Netflix has launched Super HD, offering a new top-tier of streaming video quality for those on select ISPs, but there's Ultra HD content in the pipeline thanks to a special partnership with Samsung. Funneled out through Netflix's Open Connect delivery network direct to ISPs, the Super HD video is even higher quality 1080p than the streaming company offers as standard, with certain 3D titles available in the US. Meanwhile, at CES, Netflix is demonstrating the fruits of its 4K resolution experiments with Samsung.

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Thought Samsung’s 85-inch Ultra HD TV was huge? Wait ’til you see the 110-incher…

Thought Samsung’s 85-inch Ultra HD TV was huge? Wait ’til you see the 110-incher…

Samsung's Ultra HD TV reveal at CES yesterday was certainly impressive, but the company only brought out its "smallest" set to show on stage - there's a 110-inch behemoth waiting in the wings. Having joked that the larger model - which sits at the top of a three set line-up, with a 95-incher in-between - wouldn't fit through the doors of the conference hall where it held its opening presentation, Samsung saved the largest Ultra HD for an eye-searing display on its stand.

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Samsung: 3-5 years for mainstream Ultra HD TV

Samsung: 3-5 years for mainstream Ultra HD TV

Samsung's S9000-series Ultra HD TVs are two things: impressive and not cheap. We caught up with Samsung's Joe Stinziano, EVP of Samsung America, to talk about the new set, some of the design and hardware decisions behind it, and - perhaps most importantly for the mass market - when we can expect to see 4K multimedia and cheaper models to reach the shelves of your local Best Buy. Head on past the cut for the full video.

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Samsung reveals full Ultra HD, OLED and Smart TV lineup at CES 2013

Samsung reveals full Ultra HD, OLED and Smart TV lineup at CES 2013

Samsung is going big with TVs at CES 2013: big in screen size, and big in resolution, with the record-setting 85-inch Ultra HD UN85S9000 at the top of a new HDTV line-up that also includes OLED models. The largest UHD set we've seen so-far, the Samsung UN85S9000 delivers four times the resolution of an 1080p Full HD TV, as well as 3.2-channels of 120W sound and all of the Smart TV functionality you'd hope for. Meanwhile, Samsung has refined its 55-inch OLED monster, with a special new 3D feature catering for two people wanting to watch different things.

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Stream TV debuts Ultra-D glasses free 3D at 4k resolutions

Stream TV debuts Ultra-D glasses free 3D at 4k resolutions

Today the folks from Stream TV proud to unveil, again, their Ultra-D glasses-free TV technology here at CES. What makes Stream TV different is not only do they not trick the eye with 3D, but they'll be offering the first ever 3840 x 2160p 4K resolution support. The new tier of Ultra HD combined with their glasses-free 3D will bring the ultimate viewing experience. More details below.

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Samsung reveals TV and audio accessories galore at CES 2013

Samsung reveals TV and audio accessories galore at CES 2013

Samsung knows there's more to a home entertainment room than a big screen TV alone, and the company has a bevy of new A/V kit for CES 2013 including home theater systems, Blu-ray, and the wireless speakers. Those looking for the complete surround sound experience have the Samsung HT-F9750W Home Theater System to consider, offering 1,330W of 7.1-channel surround sound (and virtual 10.1-channel support thanks to the DTS-Neo Fusion codec "upscaling" from 5.1- or 7.1-channel source material). It uses a vacuum tube and digital amp combo for sound as well as a 4K scaler processor and de-blocking algorithm for video - running on a 900MHz dualcore - together with the same AllShare streaming support as Samsung's Smart TV line-up over the integrated WiFi connection.

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