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Digital Video Format of the Future
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4K: The Prospects

4K: The Prospects | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


There is a lot of collaboration rather than a race between broadcasters over the introduction 4K, according to Mark Harrison, controller of production, BBC North.


What is more, it would not surprise him if Sky got there first in the UK and this is something that would not upset the BBC.


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Sony and BBC 'to trial ultra-HD at Wimbledon 2013'

Sony and BBC 'to trial ultra-HD at Wimbledon 2013' | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Sony and the BBC are set to join forces at the All England Club this summer to trial so-called ultra high-definition (HD) broadcasts during the Wimbledon Championships.


Sony's trucks and camera equipment will use 4K TV technology to capture - and possibly also broadcast - action from the tournament.


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Sky and other broadcasters tight-lipped on 4K

Sky and other broadcasters tight-lipped on 4K | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

Sky TV (one of the UK's major broadcaster and widely viewed across Europe) is remaining tight-lipped about their plans for 4K.

 

And BBC takes 8K ("Super Hi-VIsion") very seriously.

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BBC 'won't invest licence fee proceeds in Ultra HD content'

BBC 'won't invest licence fee proceeds in Ultra HD content' | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


The broadcaster says licence fee money cannot be used to fund UHD programming.


There is a doubt that the introduction of UHD programming would pass the necessary "public value test" due to the lack of 4K displays in circulation.

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BBC - Super Hi Vision TV Screenings

BBC - Super Hi Vision TV Screenings | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

Developed by NHK, Super Hi-Vision is an Ultra High Definition television format combining images 16 times the resolution of High Definition television with a 22.2 multichannel surround sound.

 

Experienced on a big screen, the effect is of feeling like actually being at an event.

 

About Ultra High Definition:

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

 

Andre Bontems's insight:

Article of July 2012!

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BBC News - Will 8K be the ultimate TV screen?

BBC News - Will 8K be the ultimate TV screen? | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it

 

Dan Simmons reports from Tokyo where several of Japan's leading tech brands are working together on an 8,000 pixel wide display which is being called Super Hi-vision.

 

A MUST SEE!

 

 

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