Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) said it will use the Dolby Vision mastering process for its slate of forthcoming 4K Ultra HD releases.
Originally scheduled for a pre-Christmas launch, the new 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format will not launch until 2016, according to press reports.
Final quality specifications are near completion for the launch of the next generation of physical and digital home entertainment products, according to the UHD Alliance (UHDA).
US telecom giant Verizon said it has successfully completed testing of fibre optic broadband technology that can reach internet download speeds of up to 10Gbps, preparing the way for wider 4K video streaming.
Shipments of 4K televisions are expected to grow by 147% to 30 million units in 2015, despite overall 2% fall in TV sales, according to Futuresource Consulting.