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It dawned on me just the other day: we are living in the future. There is so much innovation and new technology around us that it no longer feels like we're merely living in the present. It's as if we're in a science fiction movie where we've been transported forward by ten or twenty years

Claudio Miranda on Oblivion and the Sony F65

Published in Production

There's no doubt that Sony's pretty pleased about the results of their F65's role in Oblivion. And well they might be: the internet is bursting with plaudits for the look and style of the film

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.

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

World Cup games to be captured in 8K

Published in Production

FIFA is making plans alongside Japan's NHK to capture some of the games from this summer's World Cup in Brazil in 8K. And the footage will be down converted to 4K to help 4K producers. Down converting to 4K! You read it here first!

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

UHD is the new HD. Confused? You will be.

Published in Business

The mighty Consumer Electronics Association has defined 4K as UltraHD. Kieron Seth reports

 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!

NHK & Mistubishi’s 8K HEVC encoder

Published in Technology

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.

8K is so last month. How about 19K?

Published in Technology

Fancy a video camera with 200 Megapixels?

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