Wednesday, January 8, 2014

VIZIO + Netflix: Ultra HD Content Will be Primarily Streamed

At CES 2014, VIZIO introduced its new P-Series Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV collection, with pricing starting at $999.99 for a 50" model.  The VIZIO P-Series supports the HEVC Codec for Ultra HD streaming and is powered by a six-core processor that combines a quad-core GPU and dual-core CPU.  The HEVC H.265 codec supports Ultra HD enabled apps such as Netflix, with HDCP 2.2 support also built-in, allowing playback of protected Ultra HD content.

"The primary way to watch TV shows or movies in Ultra HD 4K will be streaming,” said Joris Evers, Director Global Corporate Communications, Netflix.

VIZIO's P-Series use 802.11ac dual-band MIMO wireless for streaming inside the home.

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