High definition archive

  • Netflix makes 'Super HD' video streams available to all
    Televisions

    Netflix makes 'Super HD' video streams available to all

    By 27 September 2013

    Netflix has announced that all Netflix members will now have access to "Super HD" video streams. The video-streaming company first launched Super HD in January through directly connected/partner internet service providers, but it is now available to everyone....

  • Ultra High-Definition becomes the official term for 4K displays
    Televisions

    Ultra High-Definition becomes the official term for 4K displays

    By 19 October 2012

    The Consumer Electronics Association has officially named 4K technology “Ultra High-Definition”, after a unanimous vote. The decision was made to make it more obvious to consumers what 4K technology means. The CEA has also laid out the criteria to...

  • 2011 Formula 1 to be shown in HD
    Home Cinema

    2011 Formula 1 to be shown in HD

    By 12 January 2011

    Formula One Management (FOM) has confirmed that all races for next season's championship will be shot in HD with the feed being provided to all providers. And the good news is that the BBC has confirmed that its coverage will be available to UK race-fans...

  • BBC One HD live from 7pm tonight
    Home Cinema

    BBC One HD live from 7pm tonight

    By 3 November 2010

    The BBC expands its high definition channel offering from 7pm tonight, with the launch of its simulcast HD version of BBC One. BBC One HD kicks off with a 1080i version of The One Show featuring Jason Manford and Alex Jones, with another notable highlight...

  • Virgin Media serves up Sky 1 HD
    Home Cinema

    Virgin Media serves up Sky 1 HD

    By 29 September 2010

    Virgin Media has announced that it will be offering its XL TV customers Sky 1 HD, as part of their packages from 1 October. Sky's flagship entertainment channel will slot into channel 122, with Sky 2 moving to channel 123 to make way. The move means that...

  • Sky News gets shiny HD makeover for general election
    Home Cinema

    Sky News gets shiny HD makeover for general election

    By 29 April 2010

    Sky News is to begin its HD service at 9pm 6 May to coincide with the forthcoming general election. The high definition channel, which had a solid trial with The Sky News Debate last week, will feature on Sky channel 517 and be simulcast alongside its...