4K screen at 120Hz, HDR, and Nvidia G-Sync
Nvidia opened up its CES 2018 announcements with the Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) standard or technology, which may well change the way gaming is done on big living room TVs. The BFGD TVs will include 4K resolution at 120Hz, HDR, and G-Sync technology, among other things tool.
HDR+ mode gets a makeover using more exposures
A Google engineer has recently posted some extreme examples of night time photography using the Google Pixel and Nexus 6P smartphones in an effort to bring these devices close to the mastery of a modern DSLR cameras.
Running on GTX 1080 Ti
While Mass Effect Andromeda has just become available for some EA/Origin Access users as a 10-hour trial, Nvidia has brought a rather neat treat, in the form of a 4K trailer with HDR enabled.
Coming by the end of this month
IO Interactive has announced that its Hitman 2016 game will be getting HDR support on all platforms by the end of this month, except for Xbox One.
CES panel: HDR is the bigger "value-added" technology
During CES, we attended a discussion panel on the market outlook for 4K television sets presented by a handful of researchers and entertainment industry executives driving content adoption.
With 4K G-Sync panels running at 144Hz
Nvidia is following AMD closely at CES 2017 show and has announced its own Nvidia G-Sync HDR, developed in cooperation with AU Optronics.
Dynamic HDR and Game Mode VRR support as well
The HDMI Forum has officially announced the upcoming release of the HDMI v2.1 specification, bringing a range of higher video resolutions, Dynamic HDR support and more.
Couple of other monitors
LG has announced that it will show a couple of monitors at CES 2017 show in January including a gaming monitor, the world's first Chromecast-enabled monitor and the new 32-inch HDR10 3232UD99 monitor with 4K/UHD resolution, IPS panel and support for 95 percent of the DCI-P3 color range.
Brings new TV firmware updates
LG has started rolling out new TV firmware updates that should fix the problem some users had while connecting their favorite 4K HDR TV to a shiny new Playstation 4 Pro console.
Backing up its hardware
Samsung is finally getting around to backing up its 2016 UHD and HDR TV range by signing deals with European content providers.