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

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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With full 60Hz frame rate support, the V-600UHD helps create a smooth video image without blur.

Roland Offers Compact HD/4K Switcher With Ultra Scaler TechnologyFebruary 22nd 2019 - 12:05 PM

Roland Professional A/V has introduced a new compact video switcher that delivers the full capabilities of 4K image quality in a switcher that offers users the ability to easily transition from HD to 4K as needed. Using Roland’s Ultra Scaler technology, scaling and format conversion is provided on each of the new V-600UHD’s inputs, allowing simultaneous use of full HD and high-pixel-density 4K sources, while also offering simultaneous output of 4K and 1080p resolutions.

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LA Ram’s quarterback barely gets a pass launched before being tackled by a New England defensive back. Image: Mercedes Benz Stadium.

Special Report: Super Bowl LIII – The Technology Behind the BroadcastFebruary 18th 2019 - 11:30 AM

New England Patriot quarterback, Tom Brady, entered Mercedes Benz stadium in Atlanta, GA on February 3rd having already won five Super Bowl games. And through four-quarters of play, all delivered by a television crew of hundreds of technicians, sports casters and engineers, about 100 million television viewers watched Brady add another victory to his historic play by setting the record for the most Super Bowl victories by any player in the league, now totaling six.

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An Imagine Communications Selenio Network Processor provides tpc crews with high-density signal processing.

Swiss Production Company Builds UHD/HDR Production Truck With Imagine Communications IP-Centric TechFebruary 6th 2019 - 09:00 AM

Swiss production company tpc recently used its new 4K UHD/HDR capable OB Van for a live broadcast of a Swiss National Hockey League game. Making extensive use of its on-board IP connectivity infrastructure, the mobile unit features a Selenio Network Processor from Imagine Communications.

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Until television content becomes holographic, we can expect augmented reality presentations to become commonplace.

Augmented Reality the Next RevolutionJanuary 30th 2019 - 09:00 AM

While the consumer electronics industry focuses on bigger displays and ever higher resolution, there are pioneers developing a more compatible technology, augmented reality television. How close is it and what are the benefits?

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