Netflix Tests 6K Production Waters With ‘House of Cards’ Season 3 – TheHollywoodReporter

Netflix’s House of Cards season three took a leap into 6K resolution production.
The streaming service has been among the most aggressive OTT platforms in pushing a move to “Ultra HD,” and season two of the D.C.-set thriller was its first series to be released in 4K (four times the resolution of HD).

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Introducing Freeview Play, a new connected TV platform from the UK’s top broadcasters

Satellite TV service Sky and cable giant Virgin Media lead the way in offering pay-TV services to UK consumers, but the nation’s most-watched TV service is still Freeview. The digital terrestrial service is completely free, and offers 60 TV channels, with 12 HD channels, and 25 radio stations – and it’s now expanding its offering beyond live broadcasts to on-demand viewing.

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HbbTV 2.0 spec released

The HbbTV Association has announced the release of a new HbbTV 2.0 specification. It paves the way for a new wave of consumer TV services based on advances including companion device support, HTML5 user experiences and support for advanced video delivery features like Ultra HD and HEVC.

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