4K / 8K

Workflows, equipment, and technology breakthroughs. Discover who is using 4K/8K and why. Understand the theory and practical significance of providing more pixels, higher frame rates, and bigger and better color space.

Recent 4K / 8K Content

The Sponsors Perspective: TAG Video Systems Introduces New Business Model For Broadcast TechnologyJuly 1st 2020 - 09:00 AM

With the emergence of the cloud into the media production and delivery space, the broadcast and media industry must embrace an entirely new approach to acquiring and deploying technology. Large capital expenditures (CapEx) are increasingly being replaced by operating expense (OpEx) budgets that are more flexible and aligned with the operational requirements of broadcast facilities.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 2 - The Mechanics Of ABR DeliveryJune 29th 2020 - 09:00 AM

ABR delivery offers the prospect of automatic adaptation of bit rates to the prevailing network conditions. Since the client is aware of the set of available bit rates, it can determine, segment-by-segment, which is the optimal bit rate to use.

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Digital Audio - Part 1June 25th 2020 - 09:00 AM

It seems almost superfluous today to specify that audio is digital because most audio capture, production and distribution today is done numerically. This was not always the case and at one time audio was primarily done without the help of numbers and the term digital audio was introduced to distinguish the new technology from what went before.

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Android TV Gains Ground Around Asia June 23rd 2020 - 09:00 AM

Taiwan Broadband Communications (TBC), one of the country’s leading cable TV operators, is the latest recruit in the region for Android TV, following deployments of the platform at Kbro in the same country, as well as KT Skylife and CJ Hello in South Korea. There have also been recent deployments by Bahrain Telecommunication Company, Russian operator Beeline and Telekom Malaysia.

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OTT (Or Is It ABR?) - Part 1 - The Challenges To Be SolvedJune 22nd 2020 - 09:00 AM

Over-The-Top (OTT) started life as a means to deliver file-based assets for on-demand viewing, and most of its key characteristics echo that origin.

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Audio Levels - Part 5June 16th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There is level and then there is loudness. Neither can be measured absolutely, but by adopting standardized approaches it is possible to have measurements that are useful.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group is one of three US networks to start ATSC 3.0 commercial broadcasts from their Las Vegas stations. © Jam

ATSC 3.0 Goes Live At Full Power In Las VegasJune 15th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The ATSC 3.0 digital terrestrial standard has passed a major milestone with the first US deployment of a multi-station service exploiting the full scope of the new technology.

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Essential Guide: Advertising, Regionalization & PersonalizationJune 9th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Technical advances in regionalization and personalization for Ad insertion are helping broadcasters leverage revenues from OTT and VOD. Improved granularity in distribution facilitates refined targeting of advertising giving broadcasters and advertisers unprecedented access to discerning viewers.

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