Netflix previously set a goal to deliver 4K Ultra HD streaming sometime in 2014. On September 13th, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings revealed some hints about 4K streaming in an interview with Claus Bülow Christensen, the producer of the Copenhagen Future of TV Conference — specifically, the 15Mbps bandwidth requirement.
Philips has entered the 4K Ultra HDTV arena with their 9000 Series, unveiled at IFA 2013 in Berlin. The Ultra High Definition Televisions include three-sided Ambilight LED technology, designed to provide a soft glow to complement the colors on the screen.
Owners of the $699 Sony 4K Ultra HD media player are now able to access over 70 movies and TV shows in native 4K Ultra HD resolution. The company expects to grow the library to over 100 titles by the end of the year.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has announced the availability of a new report entitled, Ultra High-Definition: State of the Industry. This report overviews various segments of the industry, including content development, production, delivery, and product status.