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Apple TV with 4K and HDR will appear in the software of Apple speaker

Apple TV with 4K and HDR will appear in the software of Apple speaker

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In test software for Apple’s smart HomePod-speaker, his new found evidence for an Apple TV with 4K and HDR support.

Writes that iOS-developer Guilherme Rambo on Twitter. He found in the code of the software are a few rules that suggest a new Apple TV that HDR and 4K support.

In the software was the developer in addition to ‘4KHDR’ lines of text which point to the arrival of ‘HDR10’ and ‘Dolby’, what both forms of HDR (High Dynamic Range). The current Apple TV displays video in a maximum resolution of 1080p, or full hd.

4K footage is four times higher resolution than shown in full hd. Videos are a lot better. With HDR is the color gamut and contrast higher than that of normal televisions. A touch-screen may, for example, a larger separation between deep blacks and bright colors.

It is not the first time that rumors emerge about an Apple TV with 4K and HDR. In February, wrote Bloomberg all that Apple to a 4K version of the Apple TV worked. In July were some movies in iTunes marked with 4K and HDR, all are iTunes videos yet, up to 1080p resolution for sale and to rent.

Instructions in HomePod

The software of the HomePod announced late last month also all the information about the still unannounced iPhone 8.

The phone was on a picture to see with a virtually borderless design, with only the top a slightly thicker edge. Also directs the software to a gezichtsscanner for the new iPhone, that the phone can be unlocked.

Earlier this year Apple announced its smart HomePod-speaker. The device uses the virtual assistant Siri for voice commands to be processed. There is software for the speaker to be released to developers to experiment with.

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