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What's the way forward with video? It's not, it seems, more resolution. What people want is better, not more, pixels

The future of TV isn't about resolution but immersion. Netflix wants to take us bigger and wider

There's a seemingly unstoppable trend towards more and more pixels. Greater resolution is heralded as the future of video. David Shapton doesn't think it is. He thinks there is another way. It's a radical suggestion, but completely plausible

When cameras are Good Enough

Published in Technology & Computing

Have cameras reached the point where we need to be looking beyond resolution to judge their film-making abilities?

NHK & Mistubishi’s 8K HEVC encoder

Published in Technology & Computing

It looks unassuming, but this lump of rack unit kit is part of the future of broadcast. Given that five minutes of uncompressed 8K can take up an entire terabyte of storage, harnessing the power of HEVC to squash it down into something both storable and transmittable is a worthwhile venture. NHK and Mitsubishi have been the first to do it with this 8K encoder.

 Nokia's trying to establish a big lead in phone camera technology with it's new 1020 that sports a 41 megapixel sensor. Just to put it in video terms: that's an 8K sensor, in a phone!

The 4K evolution is not about 4K

Published in Business

For consumers, the switch to 4K is inevitable. But the transition may not be as impactful for manufacturers as they hope. Here’s why, and what consumers really want.

IBC2013: What We Learned

Published in Articles

In many ways IBC2013 was a quiet show. Yes it boasted record visitor numbers, but few things happened out in Amsterdam that hadn’t been predicted beforehand: namely HEVC-powered 4K is on the horizon, the second screen is increasingly important to broadcasters’ plans, and higher frame-rate imaging is moving closer and closer to mainstream acceptance. Andy Stout looks back on five days in Amsterdam

What needs 16 3G SDI connections?

Published in Post & VFX

The answer? 8K video at 60p

It's just an experiment or hack, but it is real. A computer game running (albeit very slowly) in glorious 8K

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