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

Another chance to read about this fascinating debate. This was first published in April 2014. Just because we can do 16 bit, High Dynamic Range, 6K and 8K: does that mean we need it? Here's where to start in the debate

More is more: Simon Wyndham looks at some of the upcoming improvements for video tech - higher resolution, higher contrast and brightness, higher frame rates - and reckons we need to be continually pushing the boudaries if we ever want to emulate the way the natural world, and our natural eyes, work.

Sony is using IBC2016 to showcase new technology and upgraded broadcast and video over IP products and services.

The start of a different speed of change

Published in Technology & Computing

So, now that the dust has settled, what can we conclude from NAB 2016? Phil Rhodes reckons that we're moving into a period of evolution rather than revolution.

Panasonic 4K camcorder with two cameras and HDR recording

Published in Production

Although CES 2015 may be over, there's still more news from the convention, as Panasonic unleashes two sub-$1000 4K camcorders with some very interesting features.

Blu-ray's comeback: 4K UHD discs forecasted to surge

Published in Business

Perhaps physical media isn't dead after all, as industry experts predict a surge in sales for 4K Blu-ray discs.

I recently had a tip-off from a TV manufacturer that it is going to launch some new models at NAB. A key feature of these new sets will be High Dynamic Range (HDR). I’m not completely surprised by this because at the point where everyone else is doing, well, everything, it’s getting harder to make your products stand out.

The more data images take up the more difficult it is to move them around effectively, which is where HDMI 2.0 and its recently added HDR-friendly 2.0a version come in.

Get ready for the HDR format war

Published in Technology & Computing

The ITU has in the end not just recommended one HDR standard, but two. Phil Rhodes on the competing standards that offer contrasting benefits: which one will come out on top?

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