Amazon teams up with Samsung, Warner Bros., Lionsgate and others for4k development

Amazon Instant Video has announced that it is working with Samsung, Warner Bros., Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox, Discovery and others to be able to offer customers the 4k experience. The announcement shows Amazon’s continued commitment to 4k—in December 2013, Amazon Studios announced that it plans to shoot all 2014 full original series in 4k.

“Customers are excited about the future of 4k and the next evolution of high resolution video. We’re working with consumer electronics leaders and Hollywood studios to make that a reality,” said Bill Carr, Vice President of Digital Video and Music for Amazon. “There are a number of elements that need to work together to create a true 4K experience for customers—you need great content and compatible devices but you also need a service that can deliver that content to your devices so that it plays beautifully, we’re excited about making that a reality.”

DTG Staff  |  07.01.2014

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