02 Apr 2016

Infographic: All you need to know about 4K/UHD

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 Replay: Here's a really useful infographic about all things 4K/UHD [first published October 2014, updated August 2016].

The 4K/UHD juggernaut doesn't show any sign of going away. Here's a collection of all the latest information from the industry, very kindly provided for us by Ben Dair. (There's a list of references below).

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To see the original, go to Ben Dair's website, here

 

EBU Webinar

https://tech.ebu.ch/docs/events/webinar053_uhdtv/061213_uhdtv_webinar%20_final.pdf

ITU Rec.2010-1

http://www.itu.int/dms_pubrec/itu-r/rec/bt/R-REC-BT.2020-1-201406-I!!PDF-E.pdf

Wikipedia Rec.2020

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rec._2020

Sony XAVC Specification

http://www.xavc-info.org/xavc/share/data/XAVC_SpecificationOverview_Rev2_2.pdf

Sony XAVC White Paper

http://www.sony.co.uk/res/attachment/file/05/1237491611305.pdf

Sony XAVC Information

http://www.xavc-info.org/

Wikipedia, 4K Resolution

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4K_resolution

Wikipedia, Optimum Viewing Distance

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optimum_HDTV_viewing_distance

Wikipedia, Ultra High Definition Television

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultra-high-definition_television

Higher Frame Rates for Future Systems

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/rd/pubs/brochures/ibc2013/ibc2013_higher_frame_rates_handout.pdf

SMPTE Standards Development Update: IMF (Interoperable Master Format)

http://sasorigin.onstreammedia.com/origin/smpte0109/SMPTE_Standards/2012_Standards_Webcasts/2012_Standards_IMF_Chang-2012-11-27-Nov/SMPTE_IMF_Webinar_Nov2012-v2-handout.pdf

4K Blur-ray discs arriving in 2015 to fight streaming media

http://www.cnet.com/news/4k-blu-ray-discs-arriving-in-2015-to-fight-streaming-media/

H.265 benchmarked: Does the next-generation video codec live up to the expectation

http://www.extremetech.com/computing/162027-h-265-benchmarked-does-the-next-generation-video-codec-live-up-to-expectations

Sony 4k Workflow Guide Version 2.0,

https://pro.sony.com/bbsccms/assets/files/show/highend/pdf/4K_Workflow_Guide_Version2.0.pdf

Codex Digital Workflows

https://www.codexdigital.com/workflow/camera-workflows

 


David Shapton

David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

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