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It's confirmed: the new Xbox is fully 4K-capable. This boosts its credentials as a gaming device and of course as a media hub for the best part of the next decade

HEVC/H.265: Everything you need to know

Published in Technology & Computing

In a major new article, Phil Rhodes explores the background to HEVC/H.265, and explains what makes it so good at compressing video. Read this if you want to know how almost all video - including 4K - will be delivered in the near future

 The graph above has been produced by Gabriel Dusil of Visual Unity and shows something rather interesting: that the adoption rate of entertainment technology is accelerating all the time and, rather than being too early, 4K is arriving at almost the perfect time.

Most of us despair when we see technology and science presented to a non-technical audience on TV. It's not easy to explain stuff in the short time available, but often it's over-simplified to the point of being nonsensical. So how does a national UK broadcaster deal with the topic of 4K?

4K cameras: A rundown of what's available now

Published in Production

In between IBC and NAB, most of the newly-announced 4K cameras are on sale. So before the expected avalanche of 4K announcements and previews at NAB, we thought we'd ask Phil Rhodes to run though what you can buy now

Important news about Redshark: December is 4K month

Published in Business

Next month, December, we're introducing our theme of the month. This is where we focus on an important topic, with extended features, interviews with manufacturers, and product reviews.

Sony F55 Zooms in on World Series

Published in Production

 FOX Sports is using Sony’s F55 4K camera to give television viewers a better look at close plays during the 2013 Baseball World Series by positioning a manned 4K camera high over first base to cover all three bases and the home plate and extracting HD replays from the result.

Price announced for Sony's 4K A7S

Published in Business

After a long wait - but actually earlier than Sony said it would be announced, we now know the price of this Full Frame Mirrorless 4K camera

After two weeks of teasing, the NewF is here. And the big surprise is that the NewF is not just a camera but rather an entire ecosystem. Ned Soltz, our NY reporter, brings us the details.

Ever since Apple launched the Apple TV set top box there have been rumours of an actual TV with Apple technology inside. Now it seems the TV may be a 4K resolution set...

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