RedShark Editor Dave Shapton presents the still controversial view that 4K is already a done deal, and that it's not just a marketing ploy but has real advantages for content creators and viewers
REDRAY, RED's 4K player, is real, and it's just started shipping
dubai360.com promises to enable viewers to explore Dubai from anywhere in the world utilising state of the art 360 degree multimedia. The sneak preview — a ‘Little Planet’ video taken with four Canon 1Dxs from the top of the control tower at Dubai International Airport — already has our attention.
Last Sunday a Lionel Messi hat-trick helped Barcelona to a remarkable 3-4 victory over Real Madrid 3-4 away at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. And this time Messi's footballing genius was captured for posterity in full 4K glory.
According to reports in industry trade journal Broadcast, the BBC is looking seriously at next year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as a potential milestone, both in the rollout of its IP-based production system Stagebox, and in 4K.