With the arrival of 4K UHD come other advancements in technology to make the new standard’s adoption smooth and efficient. Bandwidth and content concerns are alleviated with the availability and reliability of UHD Blu-ray, which continues to receive excellent reviews. And with the upcoming XBOX One S release with an embedded 4K UHD Blu-ray player, the technology’s presence in homes is about to significantly increase. Plus, Hisense just announced a new laser projection 100-inch TV that makes the stunning quality of large 4K UHD images obtainable for a fraction of the cost of 4K UHD LCD displays.
And of course, there are innovations in progress to support 4K in the ever growing demand for streaming media. The availability of hardware supporting delivery of 4K over IP networks and streaming services like Amazon and Netflix making UHD content available, it is imminent that streaming 4K will become commonplace over the next few years. The WiFi Alliance is playing an important role by adding key 4K-friendly components to its WiFi CERTIFIED ac certification program, including support for higher data rates, to maintain high Internet speed and prevent interruptions. Read more about the growth of internet video traffic here.