Qualcomm are among the top tier of mobile phone chipset manufacturers, and, like their competitors, they're pushing the boundaries of performance all the time. And they're making their chipsets look like they're more at home in a workstation than a smartphone!
According to the latest data released by Taiwan’s AU Optronics, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of TFT-LCD panels, by the time we get to the end of the year roughly one in five of its 55in and up panels will be 4k capable.
Even though many pundits think 4K will be delivered by streaming, there are plenty of households still with slower broadband for whom this will not be an option. Now, it seems, Google's free VP9 codec might be a candidate for a new "Blu-Ray" format
Apertus' open source Axiom 4K camera is nearing its beta release, and will be available through a crowdfunding campaign...at cost. Apertus Chairman and Product Manager Sebastian Pichelhofer answers our questions.
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.
The Canon 1DC is a curious camera. Based on a top-end DSLR design, with essentially only some additional firmware it becomes a 4K camcorder as well. But where does it fit into the increasingly complex matrix of options around high res, high dynamic range (i.e. RAW) devices that are available today at approximately affordable prices?
You will hear a lot about codecs when it comes to 4k in the next few months, but the most important one of them all finally reaches an important milestone in January when HEVC hits the Final Draft International Standard stage. Ratification and commercial products supporting it will not be far behind