HDR for Sony's top TVs and UKIP to decriminalise TV Licence dodging and 4k Netflix natural history in the DTG daily news round-up

SONY CONFIRMS HDR UPGRADE FOR UHD FLAGSHIP TVS

High Dynamic Range—in some form—is coming to Sony's 2015 flagship 4k screens via a firmware upgrade this summer.

The incoming X93C and X94C 4k Ultra HD TVs will be ready for HDR content from Amazon, Netflix and on 4k Blu-rays when they arrive towards the end of the year, says Inside CI.

UKIP TO DECRIMINALISE TV LICENCE DODGING

The TV Licence could get cheaper and it won't be a crime not to pay it any more if UKIP gains power in the General Election.

Recombu says the party's manifesto promises to look for ways to reduce the £145.50 cost of a TV Licence as well as making non-payment a civil matter.

NETFLIX ORDERS 4K PLANET EARTH SEQUEL

The team behind the BBC's ground-breaking Planet Earth high definition natural historys series have been commissioned to make an Ultra HD follow-up for Netflix.

Broadcast reports that Keith Scholey and Alastair Fothergill’s Silverback Films will be given exclusive access to WWF protected areas as they produce the four-year project, working in 4k.

DTG Staff  |  20.04.2015

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