Newsletters
News & Information for Technology Purchasers NewsFactor Sites:       NewsFactor.com     Enterprise Security Today     CRM Daily     Business Report     Sci-Tech Today  
   
This ad will display for the next 20 seconds. Click for more information, or
Home Enterprise I.T. Cloud Computing Applications Hardware More Topics...
Mobile Tech
Is your endpoint data protected?
Average Rating:
Rate this article:  
Samsung, LG To Show 105-Inch 4K Ultra-HDTVs at CES

Samsung, LG To Show 105-Inch 4K Ultra-HDTVs at CES
By Seth Fitzgerald

Share
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Google Plus

While LG may have some features that build on its 4K TV's actual display resolution and viewing experience, Samsung has a few tricks up its own sleeve. One of those tricks is the Quadmatic Picture Engine, which is Samsung's way of assuring that no matter where the content comes from, the TV will display the content at 4K, similar to 1080p upscaling.
 


With CES 2014 just around the corner, TV manufacturers are focusing on massive 4K Ultra-HD displays that will be hitting the market next year. Thursday, Samsung and LG announced they each would unveil 105-inch televisions at the Consumer Electronics Show, providing an even greater reason for tech enthusiasts to attend the annual Las Vegas event.

Although many have referred to these televisions as 4K, LG and Samsung have actually designed them to work at an even greater resolution in order to accommodate a theater-like display ratio. It is not often that consumer-oriented televisions natively support a 21:9 ratio, as these sets both do, making it possible to replicate a theater environment.

11 Million Pixels

Black bars at the top and bottom of the screen, the enemy of any true movie-fiend, will no longer be a legitimate issue with either of these new displays from Samsung and LG. Both of the TVs feature a 5120x2160 LCD screen, which means the displays will include a total of 11 million pixels.

LG has separated its TV from the rest by including Thin Film Transistor technology. TFT allows the TV to offer an even better viewing experience at odd angles by removing the potential for color bleeding, according to LG.

While LG may have some features that build on its TV's actual display resolution and viewing experience, Samsung has a few tricks up its own sleeve. One of those tricks is the Quadmatic Picture Engine, which is Samsung's way of assuring that no matter where the content comes from, the TV will display the content at 4K. In some ways, this technology is similar to 1080p upscaling, which has been included in many devices for quite some time.

4K and the Future

TV is changing in numerous ways, but the way that it is actually viewed may well be progressing the fastest. The ultra-high definition frontier of TV and computer monitors is 4K resolution, and yet some companies are already looking toward 8K and other resolutions that are even greater.

Although the benefit of 4K is obvious and most people can see the difference between a 1080p TV and a 4K TV, many people have argued that anything past 4K has rapidly diminishing returns. Only a few months ago, 4K displays were selling for tens of thousands of dollars, and while the price has come down, the technology is far from becoming an affordable standard.

Neither LG nor Samsung have released pricing details for their coming TVs, and although they likely will be more expensive that a middle-class consumer can afford, they also likely will hit a price point that display enthusiasts may be willing to pay.

Now that the film industry is moving toward shooting movies and shows in 4K, the technology may become a standard sometime in the near future, but any resolution past that is unlikely to catch on for years.
 

Tell Us What You Think
Comment:

Name:



IT departments are embracing cloud backup, but there's a lot you need to know before choosing a service provider. Learn all the critical things you need to know by accessing the white paper, "5 Things You Didn't Know About Cloud Backup". Access the White Paper now.


 Mobile Tech
1.   Apple Stock Soars Ahead of iPhone 6
2.   HTC One M8 Windows Phone Unveiled
3.   Verizon Tops in Mobile Networks
4.   Sprint Out with Data Guns Blazing
5.   Best Buy Leaks Moto 360 Watch Info


advertisement
HTC One M8 Windows Phone Unveiled
Can be POS device for small business.
Average Rating:
Android 'Fake ID' Puts Millions at Risk
Users: stick to apps from Google Play.
Average Rating:
Researchers Tout Battery Breakthrough
Lithium anode could triple capacity.
Average Rating:
Product Information and Resources for Technology You Can Use To Boost Your Business

Network Security Spotlight
Cost of Target Data Breach: $148 Million Plus Loss of Trust
The now infamous Target data breach is still costing the company -- and its shareholders -- plenty. In fact, the retailing giant forecast the December 2013 incident cost shareholders $148 million.
 
Aruba Networks Handles Black Hat with Aplomb
It's not an easy job. Aruba Networks' task throughout the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas this month was to ensure thousands of attendees could connect without malicious attacks.
 
Chinese Hackers Nab Info on Millions of U.S. Patients
A group of Chinese hackers has stolen the personal information, including names and Social Security numbers, of about 4.5 million patients at hospitals operated by Community Health Systems.
 

Enterprise Hardware Spotlight
Three New Lenovo PCs Aimed at Business Users
Businesses everywhere want computing solutions that do more for less money, and Lenovo has unveiled three new desktop PCs that offer solid computing at a budget-minded price.
 
Aruba Networks Handles Black Hat with Aplomb
It's not an easy job. Aruba Networks' task throughout the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas this month was to ensure thousands of attendees could connect without malicious attacks.
 
Compression, Deduplication Come to Violin Concerto 2200
Violin Memory has announced that data deduplication and compression capabilities are now available on its Concerto 2200 solution. Typically, users will experience deduplication rates between 6:1 and 10:1.
 

Mobile Technology Spotlight
Apple Stock Soars Ahead of iPhone 6 Launch
The imminent release of the iPhone 6 -- and maybe even an iWatch -- has sent Apple's stock soaring to new heights. Considering what else the firm could have up its sleeve -- the stratosphere may be the limit.
 
HTC Debuts Windows Phone Version of One M8 Smartphone
HTC is bringing the Windows Phone mobile OS to its flagship One M8 device -- the first time any mainstream flagship smartphone has been offered with a choice of operating systems.
 
Verizon Earns Top Rating in Mobile Network Comparison
A new report says Verizon Wireless was the top-performing U.S. cellphone service provider in the first half of 2014, on a nationwide and state-by-state basis, as well as in metro areas.
 

Navigation
NewsFactor Network
Home/Top News | Enterprise I.T. | Cloud Computing | Applications | Hardware | Mobile Tech | Big Data | Communications
World Wide Web | Network Security | Data Storage | CRM Systems | Microsoft/Windows | Apple/Mac | Linux/Open Source | Personal Tech
Press Releases
NewsFactor Network Enterprise I.T. Sites
NewsFactor Technology News | Enterprise Security Today | CRM Daily

NewsFactor Business and Innovation Sites
Sci-Tech Today | NewsFactor Business Report

NewsFactor Services
FreeNewsFeed | Free Newsletters

About NewsFactor Network | How To Contact Us | Article Reprints | Careers @ NewsFactor | Services for PR Pros | Top Tech Wire | How To Advertise

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
© Copyright 2000-2014 NewsFactor Network. All rights reserved. Article rating technology by Blogowogo. Member of Accuserve Ad Network.