We’ve shared a bit of news related to Ultra HD adoption lately, and we’ve found some additional noteworthy articles over the past few weeks. One thing we’ve argued for a while now, and that is increasingly reflected in the news, is that Blu-ray is currently the best way for consumers to view 4K UHD media due to bandwidth requirements, until streaming capabilities eventually catch up. (Learn more about what to expect with this tech upgrade based on historical technology cycles in our insight piece here.)
While one can make the case that UHD Blu-ray is even helping adoption of UHD and boosting compatible TV sales, streaming services are also pushing adoption of the new technology. An example is Amazon’s recent announcement about the 600+ new titles it is making accessible to Prime members.
If you haven’t yet seen for yourself why UHD is a drastic improvement over regular HD, take a trip to Best Buy or another consumer electronics store and check it out. With features like High Dynamic Range, Wide Color Gamut, High Frame Rate and of course 4K resolution, the image quality is truly captivating.