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

Broadcasting 8K content across multiple video formats requires both efficient video coding and reliable infrastructure technology, says SES.

SES Claims World First For 8K Delivery From SatelliteMay 17th 2019 - 11:00 AM

SES, one of the world’s big three satellite platform operators in the DTH (Direct To Home) field, has claimed a world first for a transmission of 8K content to a 82” flat-screen 8K set with a built-in satellite receiver capable of decoding the signal.

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The 8K Association was formed by TV makers around CES 2019 but Sony and LG have yet to join.

8K Movement Meets Resistance from Analysts and BroadcastersMay 15th 2019 - 08:00 AM

The movement behind 8K has gained momentum and met growing resistance at the same time as it attempts to break out from its Japanese roots after being nurtured for over a decade almost single handedly by NHK.

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ChyronHego showed off their virtual graphics prowess for broadcasst as well as stadium displays at their NAB 2019 exhibit

ChyronHego Gets “Fresh” at NAB 2019May 14th 2019 - 01:00 PM

ChyronHego rocked the NAB Show 2019 with a whole new approach to Virtual Sets, and a revolutionary use of a telestrator not just as a second screen, but as a second primary sports entertainment channel.

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The Genesis HyperMDC storage array reduces power consumption without sacrificing performance or reliability.

Scale Logic Puts Emphasis On Storage EducationMay 13th 2019 - 08:00 AM

Scale Logic is a media storage provider that values educating its customers as its most important mission. At the recent 2019 NAB Show, the company staged a series of expert customer and partner testimonials, as part of its NAB Knowledge Zone at its booth, that revealed new insights and strategies for deploying its wide portfolio of Genesis media management and storage products.

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Ross Video booked twice as many product demontrations as last year.

Ross Video is “Living Live” at NAB 2019May 12th 2019 - 11:00 AM

The Ross Video exhibit at the NAB Show 2019 was packed with visitors because they had so many product lines introducing so many new products.

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Understanding OTT Systems - Part 1May 8th 2019 - 11:30 AM

In this series of articles, we investigate OTT distribution networks to better understand the unique challenges ahead and how to solve them. Unlike traditional RF broadcast and cable platform delivery networks, OTT comprises of many systems operated by different companies to deliver programs to viewers, and it’s these potential silos that are the root of the challenges OTT faces.

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The Blackmagic Design exhibit traditionally welcomes you to the South Hall lower

Blackmagic Design at NAB 2019May 6th 2019 - 09:00 AM

From an 8K switcher to a new 4.6K camera, you could hardly get through the packed Blackmagic Design exhibit to see its most talked about excitement, the new DaVinci Resolve 16.

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Nick Rashby addressing the Monday morning NAB 2019 AJA press breakfast

AJA at NAB 2019April 23rd 2019 - 11:00 AM

AJA Video continues its tradition of providing enabling technology to assist the content creation community to handle the new formats and protocols that are empowering our rapidly evolving age of production.

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