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 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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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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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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An EVS Dyvi switcher was used for Season 1 of ABC’s “American Idol” to manage the millions of LED pixels used on set live.

How Live Production Benefits From Software-Defined SwitchingApril 4th 2019 - 09:15 AM

As the myriad of live competition television shows continue to attract new and ever larger audiences for TV networks, producing them live has become so complicated that a second technical director (TD), often called a “screens TD,” is now often being employed in concert with the lighting department’s graphics server operator and create the look of the LED video tile-intensive sets. Most stages feature literally millions of LED pixels and lighting rig configurations that adorn the brilliantly lit sets so it takes a “screens team” along with the LED tech responsible to manage the actual LED tiles.

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Real World IP - Learn from the Trail BlazersMarch 12th 2019 - 10:30 AM

IP has now come of age and many broadcasters are looking to transition to ST2110. The Broadcast Bridge has been championing IP education and in this unprecedented IP seminar they have brought together leading industry experts to deliver an in-depth case-study of the world’s leading ST2110 IP installation at NEP Australia.

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An ancient B&W 4:3 CRT TV was the modern

TV’s ‘Back to the Future’ Moment?March 7th 2019 - 12:05 PM

Philo T. Farnsworth was the original TV pioneer. When he transmitted the first picture from a camera to a receiver in another room in 1927, he exclaimed to technicians helping him, “There you are – electronic television!” What’s never been quoted but likely the first question raised was “What do we do with it?”

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Attending an event at Sacramento’s Golden 1 stadium is an experience in itself.

Sacramento Kings Capture Memories Using Quantum’s StorNextFebruary 27th 2019 - 01:50 PM

Since opening in 2016, the Golden 1 stadium, which is home to the Sacramento Kings NBA team, has been considered one of the most technologically advanced event venues in the U.S.

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New Technology on the Horizon—Sony Talks HDRFebruary 25th 2019 - 10:00 AM

With The NAB Show 2019 on the horizon, just for readers of The Broadcast Bridge, a top Sony expert helps us understand what will be behind their HDR display technology at this year’s techno-gala.

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