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We're the only impartial space of its kind in the UK, and the joint expertise from DTG Members continues to define the technologies that make the UK a world-leading TV industry and ensure market interoperability.

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Several Pay TV broadcasters to launch UHD in 2015

A report published by media consultancy firm FairmileWest has determined that six global Pay TV broadcasters will launch UHD by the end of 2015.

The report, written by specialist consultant Nick Russell, collated a range of industry views on the deployment of UHD services at IBC 2014. It showed that OTT and VOD operators are leading the way in the launch of UHD services, unconstrained by the issues that face producing and broadcasting live UHD content.

BBC launches platform for experimental interactive content

The BBC is launching a new platform—BBC Taster—to explore new entertainment and technology and drive experimental content through audience participation.

Taster has been set up to streamline the production of innovative ideas for BBC TV, Radio and Online, and better serve audiences by gaining valuable feedback and responding to changing media habits.

Oculus to release interactive VR film at Sundance Film Festival

Oculus VR, the Facebook-owned virtual reality firm, has revealed its new filmmaking division Story Studio and announced its first VR movie, an animated short called Lost, to be released at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Staffed by a team of veterans from the likes of Pixar and Industrial Light & Magic, Story Studio has several VR films in development for the commercial release of the Oculus Rift headset.