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CES 2020: Intel previews Tiger Lake mobile processors and discrete GPU

ZDNet – January 7, 2020

Showing off Tiger Lake during the company’s keynote at CES in Las Vegas on Monday, Intel executive vice president Gregory Bryant said the new processor will deliver “double digit performance gains”, “massive” artificial intelligence performance improvements, better graphics performance, and 4x the throughput of USB3 with the new, integrated Thunderbolt 4.

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CES 2020: MediaTek Announces New Dimensity 800 Mid-Range 5G SoC

AnandTech – January 7, 2020

Today MediaTek has announced a new entry into its new “Dimensity” 5G SoC product lineup. The new chip is called the Dimensity 800 and represents a mid-range solution for lower cost devices compared to the larger Dimensity 1000 flagship SoC. The chip’s main feature is the fact that it supports 5G connectivity in the sub-6 spectrum, making this amongst the first 5G designs at this price range.

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CES 2020: New cameras, Filmmaker mode and Dolby Vision IQ

TVBEurope – January 7, 2020

New 4K 60p cameras from Panasonic, more support for the UHD Alliance’s Filmmaker mode and an updated version of Dolby Vision were among the key talking points at day one of CES.

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HDR10+ ecosystem adds new partners

Telecompaper – January 7, 2020

HDR10+ Technologies, a joint venture of 20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Electronics, reported that the total number of adopters of the video and imaging standard increased to 94. New partners, such as Vizio and GooglePlay added support for HDR10+ on their products.

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HDR10+ Format Touts New Partners, Including Vizio and Google Play

Media Play News – January 7, 2020

LAS VEGAS — HDR10+ Technologies, a joint venture of 20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corp. and Samsung Electronics, at CES reported that the total number of adopters of the dynamic metadata HDR format has increased to 94.

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Intel announces AI-backed products in autonomous driving, entertainment and sports

TechCircle – January 7, 2020

Intel showcased developments in the areas of cloud, network, and edge-computing, which are set to drive positive impact for people, businesses and the society, it said at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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Samsung at CES 2020 – it is about design, picture quality, sound and winning

GadgetGuy – January 7, 2020

Samsung at CES 2020 showed us some of the most comprehensive AV offerings including its new MicroLED 75-110” TVs; 8K QLED; and its new TV technology including Sero – a portrait or landscape TV. As well as a whole lot of other goodies.

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Samsung Debuts 2020 QLED 8K TV Line

CEPro – January 7, 2020

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. recently introduced this year’s QLED 8K line at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, offering a glimpse into the next generation of Samsung products. The company says its AI-based innovations are designed to make the viewing experience more immersive, and its connected features make consumer lifestyles more integrated.

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The HDR10+ Ecosystem Makes A Major Leap Forward with Expanded Support

Samsung Newsroom – January 7, 2020

HDR10+ Technologies, LLC, a joint venture of 20th Century Fox, Panasonic Corporation and Samsung Electronics reported today that the total number of adopters has increased to 94. New partners, such as VIZIO and GooglePlay have added support of HDR10+ on their products. The organization also announced new advances to the HDR10+ Logo and Certification program, including specification updates to accommodate DisplayPort and AV1.

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[CES 2020] Samsung unveils its 2020 lineup of QLED 8K TVs

Techaeris – January 6, 2020

We are at CES 2020 where we just finished attending Samsung’s First Look event where the company unveiled its 2020 lineup of QLED 8K TVs. Samsung pulled out all the stops this year with its 8K TVs, not only are the displays better but the aesthetics are spot on and brilliant.

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CES 2020: SAMSUNG SHOWS QLED, MICROLED AND THE SERO TVS

WiFi HiFi – January 6, 2020

In Las Vegas today, Samsung Electronics spotlighted its new lineup of MicroLED, QLED 8K and Lifestyle TVs. “As our lifestyles continue to evolve, the TV screen is evolving with them to provide consumers access to their favorite content and real-time information whenever and wherever they want it,” said Jong-hee Han, President of Visual Displays at Samsung Electronics. “As part of our vision of ‘Screens Everywhere,’ we’re thrilled to deliver a more vivid and connected at-home viewing experience by incorporating AI-enabled features and 8K technology into our displays.”

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CES 2020: Samsung Unveils its Truly Bezel-less 8K QLED TV

Beebom – January 6, 2020

As we head into CES week in Las Vegas, companies are getting their product announcements out of the way. Following reports that Samsung will announce an 8K TV with no bezels, and having announced new Odyssey gaming monitors, the South Korean giant has now unveiled its truly bezel-less 8K TV at CES 2020.

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CES 2020: Samsung, Sony and more to light up Vegas show

Deccan Herald – January 6, 2020

Samsung has announced to showcase the new 2020 8K QLED display-based Q950TS smart TV series. It is touted to be the first ultra-thin television to boast surrond sound audio and a screen-to-body ratio of nearly 99 percent.

Read more at: https://www.deccanherald.com/specials/ces-2020-samsung-sony-and-more-to-light-up-vegas-show-791896.html

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HDR10+ adds to list of partners supporting enhanced video spec

FierceVideo – January 6, 2020

HDR10+ Technologies, a joint venture of 20th Century Fox, Panasonic and Samsung Electronics, said the total number of HDR10+ adopters has increased to 94. HDR10+ is an enhanced version of HDR10 that uses dynamic metadata to offer higher black level and peak brightness on displays. Vizio and Google Play recently added support of HDR10+ on their products and services, expanding the reach of the enhanced specification.

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Intel 2020 CES Conference: Live Blog

TechPowerUp – January 6, 2020

Intel is presenting its 2020 International CES address by CEO Bob Swan. The company pledges relentless innovation and adherence to Moore’s Law to introduce new technology. This is a live-blog of the event.

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Intel At CES 2020 Talks Up One Of Their Open-Source Projects, Shows Off Tiger Lake

Phoronix (blog) – January 6, 2020

Following AMD’s keynote with announcing the Ryzen 4000 series + RX 5600 XT + Threadripper 3990X, Intel now has up their address from the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Here are all the highlights from the perspective of a Linux user.

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Intel At CES 2020 Talks Up One Of Their Open-Source Projects, Shows Off Tiger Lake

Phoronix – January 6, 2020

Following AMD’s keynote with announcing the Ryzen 4000 series + RX 5600 XT + Threadripper 3990X, Intel now has up their address from the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Here are all the highlights from the perspective of a Linux user.

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Intel CES 2020 Keynote Features AI, Tiger Lake Mobile Processors, Xe GPU, and More

Overclockers Club – January 6, 2020

AMD’s was not the only major keynote today as Intel was also scheduled for a little later at CES 2020. I was not able to watch this keynote, but Intel’s associated press release is up now and we can see some of what was presented and discussed on stage. For starters, Intel covered some of its AI achievements such as work with the American Red Cross and its Missing Maps project for better disaster preparedness. With the integrated AI acceleration on 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors, the company is able to help the American Red Cross build highly accurate maps of bridges and roads in remote regions, which will be vital for emergency responders in the event of a disaster.

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Intel CES 2020 Press Conference: Tiger Lake, Ghost Canyon and Xe Graphics

Tom’s Hardware – January 6, 2020

Intel teased us with news of a few new announcements yesterday, including the pending arrival of the Comet Lake-H processors for laptops, which will reach over 5.0 GHz and feature up to eight cores and 16 threads, a few vague details of the Tiger Lake processors’ AI performance, and our first official glimpse of the NUC 9 Extreme “Ghost Canyon NUC.” Intel will provide more information on these products today, and will also announce an expansion of the Project Athena program during its keynote. We also hope to see some more information come to light on the company’s discrete Xe graphics card.

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Intel confirms ‘Tiger Lake’ is the next Intel Core processor you need to care about

PCWorld – January 6, 2020

Intel used CES in Las Vegas to offer a further glimpse, though little detail, of its next-generation chips due in 2020: Tiger Lake, its next CPU, and proof that its next GPU, code-named DG1, is up and running.

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Intel confirms ‘Tiger Lake’ is the next Intel Core processor you need to care about

PCWorld – January 6, 2020

Intel used CES in Las Vegas to offer a further glimpse, though little detail, of its next-generation chips due in 2020: Tiger Lake, its next CPU, and proof that its next GPU, code-named DG1, is up and running.

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LG and Samsung TVs at CES: Bezel-free, smaller OLEDs, and more

Ars Technica – January 6, 2020

What’s going on in the world of high-end TVs? LG’s and Samsung’s announcements at CES 2020 have already provided a clear picture of what we can expect. The latest trend is wall-mounted TVs designed to be flush with the surface they’re mounted on (or close to it).

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LG set to reveal new 8K TVs at CES 2020

T3 Middle East – January 6, 2020

Just as we predicted LG is set to debut its latest range of 8K TVs during CES 2020. A total of eight TVs that include new 77 and 65-inch models which will join the existing line of 88 and 75-inch screen sizes. The 2020 lineup will include the premium 88 and 77-inch class LG Signature OLED 8K TVs and advanced NanoCell TVs.

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LG to Launch 8K TVs, Rollable 65-Inch TV at CES This Week

Entertainment Technology Center – January 6, 2020

In advance of CES 2020, LG has alluded to its new TV line-up of eight models, all of which will feature “Real 8K,” reportedly exceeding CTA’s 8K spec. More specifically, LG’s sets will surpass a minimum test for Contrast Modulation threshold requirements. The sets will be able to handle HEVC and VP9, 8K inputs from USB or HDMI, YouTube’s preferred AV1 codec, and 8K 60fps via streaming and HDMI. LG Display will also show off its latest flexible display, the 65-inch UHD OLED TV that unwinds from the ceiling.

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Samsung announces truly bezel-less 8K QLED TV at CES 2020

MobiGyaan – January 6, 2020

Earlier it was reported that South Korean giant Samsung will announce an 8K TV without any bezels and the report turns out to be true. Samsung has launched its truly bezel-less 8K TV at CES 2020.

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Samsung debuts new bezel-free Q950TS QLED 8K TV at CES 2020

Gizmochina – January 6, 2020

Samsung has confirmed its flagship 8K QLED TV for 2020, which launches with a new Infinity design that “eliminates the screen bezel”. Samsung’s 8K TV claims to be able to use up to 99% of the screen, while also measuring just 15mm thin and sporting a completely flat back panel. The new Samsung Q950TS will make an appearance at CES 2020.

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Samsung Electronics Debuts MicroLED, QLED 8K, Lifestyle TV Lineups

YugaTech – January 6, 2020

Coming at 75-inch, 88-inch, 93-inch, and 110-inch display sizes, the MicroLED line is a modular display that allows consumers to connect panels together to suit their space. The new 88-inch and 150-inch models also introduce the ultra-slim infinity designs, which have virtually no bezels and seamlessly blends into any wall. They’re capable of 5,000 nits of peak brightness, as well as upscaling abilities based on deep learning to deliver high-resolution content regardless of the source.

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Samsung Electronics Unveils 2020 QLED 8K TV at CES

Guru3D – January 6, 2020

Samsung Electronics introduced today its next-generation QLED 8K line at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, offering a glimpse into the future of display technology. It combines cutting-edge innovations that make the viewing experience more immersive with connected features that make consumer lifestyles more integrated to deliver the ultimate home entertainment experience.

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Samsung introduces new QLED and microLED TVs at CES 2020

Neowin – January 6, 2020

Samsung has announced a new range of bleeding-edge TVs for 2020 ahead of this week’s CES. The new range includes new microLED and QLED TVs, as well as the expanded availability of the vertical Sero TV.

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Samsung Q950 8K QLED TV First Impressions

Forbes – January 6, 2020

There was a time not so long ago – last year, basically – where just the fact that it carried an 8K resolution would have made Samsung’s new Q950 (Q950S in the US, Q950TS in Europe) TV a talking point. Just a few days into 2020, though, 8K TVs are everywhere, frankly. So it’s just as well that the Q950 has plenty of other things to shout about beyond the huge number of pixels it carries. Starting with its design.

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Samsung Q950TS QLED 8K TV with bezel-less Infinity Screen, 5.1 channel surround-sound, 88- and 150-inch MicroLED TVs announced

Fone Area – January 6, 2020

After teaser, Samsung has officially announced its flagship Q950TS QLED 8K TV which features Infinity Screen that eliminates the bezel around the display to create a screen-to-body ratio of nearly 99%, and the first to feature 5.1 channel surround-sound in a 15mm ultra-thin form factor that is completely flat black panel. Powered by Tizen, it takes voice commands and lets you access new features like Tap View, Digital Butler and Samsung Health. It features enhanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology to improve audio, video and smart capabilities.

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Samsung unveils new TV lineup

ITWC – January 6, 2020

Samsung got ahead of a big news week at CES 2020 by unveiling its newest line of TVs, including MicroLED, QLED 8K, and Lifestyle TVs. Some of the new features accompanying these newest models include new display sizes, 8K AI upscaling capabilities, innovative display orientation technology, and more. All fall under Samsung’s “Screens Everywhere” vision.

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Samsung unveils next-gen QLED 8K TVs ahead of CES 2020, Q950 TV with world’s slimmest bezels also revealed

India Today – January 6, 2020

Samsung appears to be keeping itself busy at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas. The company has today launched its next-gen QLED 8K TVs at CES 2020 where it gave the world a glimpse into the future of television technology.

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Samsung Unveils Vertical-Oriented TV At CES 2020

TV Technology – January 6, 2020

CES 2020 officially kicks off on Jan. 7, but Samsung offered a peek of what attendees will see on the show floor in terms of their new TV offerings. The lineup includes new models featuring MicroLED and QLED technology, as well as Samsung’s Lifestyle TV, the Sero.

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Samsung working with YouTube to stream native 8K content

techAU – January 6, 2020

Samsung introduced its next-generation QLED 8K line at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, offering a glimpse of what will be available at retail later this year. The 2020 QLED 8K lineup provides consumers with an unprecedented viewing experience and unparalleled smart home integration. It leverages the power of enhanced AI to improve audio, video and smart capabilities.

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