Sony's setting the pace for 4K, from the Lens to the Living Room, to use one of their favourite marketing phrases. And to show their commitment to the format, they've annouced that the're remastering some of their Blu Ray titles from 4K masters. It's good because it's a source of higher quality content for 4K display owners. But RedShark contributor Freya thinks it will also confuse customers. Here's her thoughts on the subject
The people at Apertus are still stressing very strongly that this is just a concept. But what a concept! It's like Meccano for cameras, but with real camera parts. And the good news, is that this isn't a concept that's going away
Sensor technology is now moving so fast that it’s becoming possible to do things which, until recently, would have been a bit hair-raising price-wise
All this talk of 4K, high frame rate, 3D, and ever more precision and information in video signals is a good thing, right? Well, yes, but at some point, an engineering solution has to be designed to let it happen, and there's reason to believe we might be getting a bit ahead of ourselves
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