Over two million Ultra HD TV sets were shipped worldwide in three months according to research by NPD DisplaySearch. 2.1 million Ultra HD capable 4K TVs were shipped in April-June 2014, more than in the whole of 2013. Many TV brands introduced their 2014 models in this period with Ultra HD as the ‘must-have’ feature for high-end televisions.
Meanwhile a new Ultra HD demonstration channel has started on the ASTRA 19.2°E satellite position. The ASTRA Ultra HD Demo channel shows landscapes, nature videos, impressions from city life and sports footage, to show off the new broadcasting format’s capabilities, and broadcasts free-to-air in HEVC from the 10.994GHz/H transponder.
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