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 World Of OTT: Part 3 - OTT’s Unique Storage RequirementsDecember 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Central storage systems for OTT are unique in the world of media storage. They combine a set of requirements which no other media use case has to handle.

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Digital Audio: Part 6 - Noise ShapingDecember 15th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Noise shaping performs an important role in digital audio because it allows hardware to be made at lower cost without sacrificing performance, and in some cases allowing a performance improvement.

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LPTV station operator is using dual ATSC 3.0 transmitters and a proprietary set-top box to provide cord-cutters a brilliant OTA alternative.

Changing The Paradigm In ParadiseDecember 8th 2020 - 09:00 AM

During the DTV transition, we chief engineers in the Kansas City market joked about broadcasting the most popular cable channels on our new ATSC 1.0 digital subchannels and running the local MVPDs out of business. Station owners weren’t interested because ATSC 1.0 had no provisions for subscriber broadcasting. ATSC 3.0 does.

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Essential Guide: Protecting Premium Content OTT & VOD DistributionDecember 1st 2020 - 09:00 AM

The complexity of modern OTT and VOD distribution has increased massively in recent years. The adoption of internet streaming gives viewers unparalleled freedom to consume their favorite live and pre-recorded media when they want, where they want, and how they want. But these opportunities have also presented content owners with unfortunate challenges, typically piracy and overcoming illegal content copying.

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Digital Audio: Part 5 - The Mathematics Of OversamplingNovember 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Oversampling is a topic that is central to digital audio and has almost become universal, but what does it mean?

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Ultra HD Forum Announces Watermarking API November 9th 2020 - 09:00 AM

The Ultra HD Forum has confirmed launch of its first API for forensic watermarking before the end of 2020.

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The World Of OTT: Part 2 - The Main Components Of The OTT Ecosystem November 6th 2020 - 09:00 AM

All video services begin with some form of content production and acquisition, so we will assume this is constant regardless of the content distribution method.

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The World Of OTT: Part 1 - The Principles & Terminology Of The OTT Ecosystem October 21st 2020 - 09:00 AM

OTT is becoming more and more prevalent in the world of video consumption. Some people would say that it will become the dominant form of video delivery in years to come as the underlying technologies expand, develop or mature, and consumer behaviour continues to revolve around convenience, flexibility and personalization. Recent OTT launches and refreshes from major media businesses like NBC, Disney, Warner Media, CBS, RAI, BBC, ITV, SRG and RTL show how important OTT is to their future. Please enjoy this series of articles.

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