Digital TV News: DisplaySearch

Global TV shipments rebound in 3Q 2014
Nov 25, 2014 – TV shipments improved 4% Y/Y in Q3’14, and LCD TV shipments alone rose nearly 9%, according to the latest findings in the Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report, produced by DisplaySearch (NYSE: IHS).
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Silicon Labs launches 6th generation silicon tuners
Oct 27, 2014 – Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced the sixth generation of its TV tuner ICs. Silicon Labs’ Si2151 and Si2141 TV tuners address the hybrid and digital TV markets, support both digital and analog video broadcasts, and comply with all terrestrial/cable TV standards.
News categories: Silicon Labs, James Stansberry, Cable TV, Digital TV, ICs, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial, Worldwide

More 4K UHD TVs shipped in Q2 2014 than in all 2013
Aug 28, 2014 – More 4K ultra-HD (UHD) TV sets were shipped in the second quarter (Q2) of 2014 than shipped all year in 2013, according to the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report.
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EBU policy statement on Ultra HD TV
Jul 3, 2014 – The EBU has issued a document intended to guide strategic decisions in regard to UHDTV and future TV services. It is addressed at Senior Management of EBU Members and other broadcasters and at anyone who is a stakeholder in the audiovisual content industries.
News categories: European Broadcasting Union, Broadcasting, Digital TV, Europe, Set Top Box, Smart TV

Broadcom enables live Ultra HD World Cup broadcasts by NET Serviços in Brazil
Jul 1, 2014 – Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) has announced that its HEVC-enabled system-on-chip (SoC) technology will allow NET Serviços, Latin America's largest MSO, to deliver live broadcasts of select 2014 World Cup events in Ultra HD.
News categories: Broadcom, NET Serviços, Dan Marotta, Marcio Carvalho, Brazil, Cable TV, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

Hisense now world's 4th largest shipper of TVs
Jun 11, 2014 – The number of TV sets shipped globally in Q1 reached 49.7 million, according to DisplaySearch. There was a jump in the number of units shipped by Hisense, bringing the manufacturer's total up to 5.3% of overall units shipped.
News categories: Hisense, DisplaySearch, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

LCD TV growth improving, as plasma and CRT TV disappear
Apr 16, 2014 – According to the latest TV market forecast published by NPD DisplaySearch, worldwide TV shipments are projected to grow less than 1% in 2014, but LCD TV shipments will rise almost 5%.
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Curved TV screens leap into the global market
Apr 7, 2014 – According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly TV Design and Features Report, curved TV display shipments are now forecast to reach nearly 800K units in 2014, and are expected to exceed 6M units by the end of 2017.
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End-of-year surge pushed 2013 global 4K TV shipments to 1.6 million
Mar 18, 2014 – 4K LCD TV shipments reached 1.6 million units in 2013, with nearly one million units alone shipped in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2013, according to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report.
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