161w ago - While Sony previously confirmed that developers will play a key role in building their next-gen console which is expected to arrive after the Microsoft and Nintendo counterparts, today PS4Sony.net (linked above) speculates that the PS4 won't include Ultra HD support.
Based on specifications from WiseGeek.com, they surmise the technology just doesn't seem feasible for next-gen consoles including the PlayStation 4.
To quote: "Today, Full HD offers up a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080, whereas the new you-beaut Ultra HD offers a whopping max resolution of 7680 x 4320!
Ultra HD poses numerous practical problems for manufacturers seeking to bring the new format to consumers. The uncompressed video and audio recorded in ultra HD takes up high volumes of storage space - 3.5 terabytes for one 18-minute clip, requiring a hard disc weighing almost 600 pounds (272 kg).
The prototype ultra HD screen can use more electricity than an entire house might in one month. An early ultra HD camera weighs more than 100 pounds...
The cable converts the analog singal to a digital one and acts as a HDMI digital signal solution for HDMI-less Xbox 360's, while also sporting an extra RCA socket and optical socket for connection to speakers.
The cable also comes with an HDMI to DVI adapter so it can be used on a PC as well as an HD TV. According to the manufacturer, the new XCM 1080p HDMI Cable will automatically detect and play any Xbox 360 Game or DVD Movie disc.