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Apple
Sony announces new Bravia range with cutting-edge processor
Powered by the Cognitive Processor XR, the BRAVIA TV’s use a new processing method designed to replicate the ways humans see and hear.
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Photography
Sony introduces high-resolution Alpha 7R IV camera
The new Alpha 7R IV features a newly developed 35mm full-frame, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor with a resolution of 61.0 MP.
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Apple
Hands-on review: In the age of smart TVs, how relevant is the 4K Apple TV?
Apple proves that the devil is in the details - and an unmatched user interface.
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Displays
Digital advertising still driving LED display market growth
The rising demand for LED displays for outdoor advertisements, promotional events, and sports exhibitions are pushing market growth.
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5G
Gartner: 66% of organisations will deploy 5G by 2020
Some organisations need 5G faster than many telco providers can deliver, which may result in unexpected 5G network providers.
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TV
4K UHD TV popularity rising, driven by digital services
As streaming services, sporting events and movies are stepping up their HD game, shipping of TVs that support the 4K UHD format are rising in kind.
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Samsung
Kordia carries out NZ's first live 4K UHD TV broadcast
We’re entering the new age of 4K broadcasting right here in New Zealand this week.
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Mancave
4K content is now abundantly available, but no one’s watching it
The quantity of 4K UHD content that is being created is growing, but there is a limited delivery of it to consumers...
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TV
4K TVs become old news, as new 8K TVs enter the fray
The 8K ecosystem is expected to accelerate intelligent transformations in everyday life...
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4k
Insta360 announces groundbreaking 4K 360-degree camera
"The ONE isn’t just a step forward for 360-videography, it stands to change the way we think about cameras in general.”
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Drones
GoPro Karma takes flight
GoPro launches the first drone to join its ecosystem, featuring a flight time of up to 20 minutes and a 3km range.
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Cloud
Samsung comes out firing: New Gear 360 announced
“The updated Gear 360 will continue to expand the horizons of what consumers can experience and share.”
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4k
Hands-on review: TomTom Bandit Action Cam
You’d be forgiven for thinking the action cam market was sewn up. The latest arrival, the TomTom Bandit, shows there's still scope for innovation.
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Health
REANNZ demonstrates 4k where it really matters - Health
While 4K might mean fancier television sets in your home, the technology has a far more meaningful application in the field of telemedicine where high definition gives remote specialists the clarity they need to perform delicate work.