8K playback comes to YouTube

Published in Production

As we posted on Facebook yesterday, Ghost Towns in 8K, a film by Luke and Marika Neumann, has become the first public film that anyone knows about to be uploaded and publicly available in 8K on YouTube.

NAB 2015: Ikegami joins the 8K party

Published in Production

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.

Here's another chance to read our argument that wider screens would be better than 8K. Screens are getting wider: wider than widescreen. And this is a good thing

The current fixation on resolution is misplaced and we’re in danger of missing the point completely when we make films and videos

Tokyo 2020 points to 8K Future (and 4K's obsolescence?).

Published in Business

The decision by the International Olympic Committee to give the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo means that NHK's decades long project to bring its 8K Super Hi-Vision project to the masses not only has a deadline but that 4K now has the threat of built-in obsolescence to cope with.

IBC in the rear view mirror

Published in Technology & Computing

Sponsored Article: Neil Roberts recaps IBC2015 and highlights Forscene's cloud-based editing solution for collaborative and remote workflows.

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.

Quantel's now grading in real-time in 8K

Published in Post & VFX

Real-time post production in 8K is now a reality. Just.

8K TV - now available in your living room

Published in Business

While broadcasters are still wrapping their heads around 4K/UHD distribution, Sharp is set to leap forward with the world's first 8K monitor, shipping in October if you have $133K to spare.

World's fastest video codec can handle 16K

Published in Technology & Computing

Post specialist Cinegy has unveiled what it thinks is the world’s fastest codec, DANIEL2, capable of decoding up to 1100 frames per second of 8K video.

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