Worldwide shipments of LCD 4K TV sets grew nearly 400% year-on-year during the first three months of 2015 to reach 4.7 million units worldwide, according to IHS research.
This year will prove to a landmark for digital video, with subscription video on demand (SVOD) and electronic sell-though (EST) revenues growing dramatically, industry analyst Futuresource Consulting predicts.
Sky is expected to begin 4K transmissions as early as spring, according to press reports at the weekend.
Park Circus will release theatrically a newly restored version of Powell and Pressburger’s “The Tales of Hoffman” on Feb. 27.
The first Ultra-HD Blu-ray discs and players will hit the market in 2015, according to the Blu-Ray Disc Association (BDA), which used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to unveil plans for the new Blu-ray format, which supports 4K and high dynamic range (HDR) imagery.