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

4K is sooo last week. Get ready for 8K

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At the IFA show in Berlin, LG is not only showing off its range of curved OLED 4K TVs but also a 98-inch 8K monster.

NAB 2015: Ikegami joins the 8K party

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Ikegami is another manufacturer working with NHK on developing Super Hi-Vision camera kit, and with its latest shoulder-mounted SHK-810 it is also highlighting the astonishing amount of progress made since it manufactured its first 8K prototype back in 2002.

At the risk of giving the game away - probably not. But we still think that Ultra Widescreen  - 21:9 - at 4K-type resolutions is a better bet than 8K, for all sorts of reasons

8K is already out and about in the real world

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As the industry limbers up for NAB and starts seriously thinking ahead to an 8K future, it’s worth remembering that, in Japan at least, it’s already here.

All the detail from Sony's London F5 + F55 launch

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There's a lot of information to take in here with these new Sony cameras and all the stuff that goes with them. We've just been to the European launch and things are a little clearer.

Red raises bar with full frame 75fps 8K camera

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It’s probably no surprise that Red has been fast to 8K in the digital cinema market as it has always been a company that pushes the resolution envelope. But in a surprise NAB announcement, Red says it is going to be releasing an 8K full frame sensor upgrade for its Weapon camera that will be able to record 8K at a rather staggering 75fps. Most people were expecting such an announcement to be a ways off yet.

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

Taken with something of a sense of irony, a camera phone can't do justice to the magnificence of an 8K, 33 megapixel video screen.

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