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

Essential Guide:  Hybrid CDNApril 1st 2020 - 12:05 PM

OTT delivery continues to expand to meet the relentless growing consumer demand. This trend shows no chance of abating and technologists are continually looking to innovation to scale infrastructures accordingly. But what does it mean to scale OTT? Where is the infrastructure? And who owns it?

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Bridge Technologies Launches Integrated Services MonitoringApril 3rd 2020 - 10:00 AM

New tools to collect and deliver exceptional performance insights from production, contribution and distribution networks are now available for TV broadcasters and cable headends.

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We Need Perfect Lenses After AllApril 2nd 2020 - 01:00 PM

Veteran cinematographers and DOPs have long understood that lenses have a personality with a specific look and feel. In the same way that an actor imparts his or her interpretation on a film’s story, the DOP selects a lens that best supports the program’s emotional stakes. The ideal camera lens is one that contributes its own unique character and flare (literally) in order to produce the most compelling viewer experience possible.

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Making Remote Mainstream:  Part 2 - Core InfrastructuresApril 2nd 2020 - 10:30 AM

In part-1 of this three-part series we discussed the benefits of Remote Production and some of the advantages it provides over traditional outside broadcasts. In this part, we look at the core infrastructure and uncover the technology behind this revolution.

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Presented In CinemascopeMarch 31st 2020 - 01:00 PM

Electronic camera manufacturers have spent – by some measures – something like the last twenty years trying to make digital cameras that shoot pictures that look like real movies. Now, they’re making cameras with larger and larger sensors, the better to simulate the sort of cameras that shot some of the greatest mid-twentieth-century movies, in the days of 70mm and VistaVision.

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The Serial digital interface (SDI) was first standardized by SMPTE in 1989 for SD resolutions and now includes support for 12G (and higher).

Despite Rise Of IP, SDI Is Alive And WellMarch 27th 2020 - 09:00 AM

With the emergence of Internet Protocol (IP) topologies onto the production and distribution scene over the past few years, many have predicted the looming demise of traditional serial digital interface (SDI) infrastructures, saying they are too limited and regressive to satisfy today’s IT-centric operational requirements.

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Making Remote Mainstream: Part 1 - Understanding The BenefitsMarch 25th 2020 - 12:05 PM

Recent international events have overtaken normality causing us to take an even closer look at how we make television. Physical isolation is greatly accelerating our interest in Remote Production, REMI and At-Home working, and this is more important now than it ever has been.

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Audio Levels - Part 1March 23rd 2020 - 01:00 PM

Superficially, level seems to be a simple subject: just a reading on a meter. In practice, there’s a lot more to it. Level matters because if it is wrong, sound quality can suffer, things can get damaged or cause interference and listeners complain because they have to keep adjusting the volume.

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