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  1. High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)
    According to WorldAtlas.com , the most popular sport in the world is soccer—or, as it's called everywhere but the US, football. Over half the world's entire population—4 billion people—follow the sport. So, it's no wonder that the World Cup live broadcast is among the most watched sporting...
  2. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    When Dish Network launched Sling TV in 2015, it was a giant step forward in OTT (over-the-top) delivery—that is, online streaming—of live-TV content. The only thing missing was local channels, which cost a lot to retransmit. In fact, that cost has increased by 5000% over the last 11 years! Of...
  3. AVS Forum® Articles
    As I wrote about here , the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are being shot and broadcast in 4K UHD HDR by the Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS)—with some limitations. First, only certain events are available in 4K UHD HDR, including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, figure...
  4. HDTV Programming
    The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, are just getting started. The Opening Ceremonies will be broadcast in the US tomorrow, Friday, February 9, at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on NBC, though a few first-round events are taking place prior to that uber-spectacle. For example, the US beat...
  5. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Today TV provider DISH announced two significant pieces of Amazon related news. Customers using DISH's Hopper DVR or Wally HD Satellite receiver can enjoy hands-free control thanks to direct compatibility with Amazon Alexa. All you have to do is add an Amazon Echo , Echo Dot, or Tap device...
  6. Latest Industry News
    "Tune In to You" When discussing satellite or cable, the universal issue with pay-TV service is low customer satisfaction. Today, DISH Network announced the launch of the first phase of a campaign called "Tuned In to You" hat's intended to turn the tide when it comes to customer perception...
  7. Latest Industry News
    When you watch TV, your service provider is watching your viewing habits. Normally, this sort of data would be used to determine advertising rates and factor into whether a show makes the cut or gets canceled. The Viewers to Voters predictive model was co-developed by Dish’s Data Science and...
  8. DVD Recorders (Standard Def)
    What is the best DVD recorder for backing up recordings from Satellite dishes? I have been a DirecTV customer for some time. Important recordings on their hard drive were lost when their hard drive failed. They replaced the hard drive unit, but I can not be satisfied with this loss. I'm...
  9. Rear Projection Units
    Yes, still tooling along with this old unit I love. But over the last few years my hearing has deteriorated and I've come to rely on Closed Captions/EnglishSubtitles for dramas and sports (most of my viewing) - anything where dialogue can be lost with 'action' noise. This TV was fine with CC...
  10. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Sling TV is Dish Network's OTT option for receiving live video content over an Internet connection. The company promotes it as an easy and affordable alternative to cable TV, and in my experience it delivers on that promise. Now, owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV will be able to stream...
  11. Latest Industry News
    Dish Network introduced the Hopper 3 and Hopper Go with tons of great features.
  12. Latest Industry News
    Dish is about to ship the 4K Joey client for the Hopper DVR. The company also announced partnerships with Key Digital and Logitech controllers, adding them to an already substantial stable of compatible control systems.
  13. HDTV Technical
    So I have two dishes outside my house. A direct tv dish and a dish network international dish. In my living room I only have one antenna wall port. So I have to choose either direct tv or dish. However i want both. Please help!
  14. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Please help me. We just installed the Hopper with Dish Network including 3 Wireless Joeys. We were told that we could use the 3rd Wireless Joey outside in our Large Trailer behind our house (guest house). We just found out that the total wireless range is 50ft. The trailer is 60ft from the...
  15. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    One of the notable trends at CES 2015 was a industry-wide move towards increased 4K UHD content availability. Dish Network's 4K Joey is a set-top box that works in conjunction with the company's Hopper DVR to provide 4K UHD content for Dish subscribers. That makes Dish the first pay-TV company...
  16. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hello: I need help in getting sound from my Dish Network Joey in my bedroom to play through my receiver and speakers. I have: A Dish Joey with an HDMI cable connected to the Pioneer VSX-821-K receiver thru the DVR/BDR port. An Xbox 360 with an HDMI cable connected to the receiver thru...
  17. HDTV Technical
    After our move to the boonies and only having OTA, my wife misses her TV SO WILL BE MAKING A 2 year commitment very soon. I called both Dish and Directv and was on the phone with each for over an hour with each. Both told me that I could exclude channels while channel surfing, channel up or...
  18. HDTV Technical
    Have a quick question....I have a relative that has an extra Directv receiver that they are not using in a spare room....can I buy a used / new satellite dish online and use the receiver at my house? If so, are there certain receivers that only work with certain dishes etc? Anything else I...
  19. Home A/V Distribution
    Currently I have: TV (LCD 1080P with 2 HDMI In, and 1 Component in) Projector (720P with 1 HDMI in and 1 Component in) 2 original XBOXes running XBMC and using Component out) 1 bluray player with 1 HDMI and coaxial and optical audio out. Dish Hopper DVD with 1 HDMI out, 1 Component out...
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