Hulu Brings Back 4K
Hulu now provides 4K UHD streaming of a selection of its Hulu Originals but only for Google’s Chromecast Ultra and Apple TV 4K, according to Apple Insider. The streamer had offered 4K support previously before dropping it in 2018.
The selections, including Handmaids Tale, Catch-22 and Castle Rock are streamed at 16 Mbps. It supports Standard Dynamic Range only.
Hulu competitors Netflix and Amazon Prime offer support for 4K UHD HDR for selected programming.
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Tom has covered the broadcast technology market for the past 25 years, including three years handling member communications for the National Association of Broadcasters followed by a year as editor of Video Technology News and DTV Business executive newsletters for Phillips Publishing. In 1999 he launched digitalbroadcasting.com for internet B2B portal Verticalnet. He is also a charter member of the CTA's Academy of Digital TV Pioneers. Since 2001, he has been editor-in-chief of TV Tech (www.tvtech.com), the leading source of news and information on broadcast and related media technology and is a frequent contributor and moderator to the brand’s Tech Leadership events.
By Tom Butts
By Tom Butts