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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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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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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ATEM Constellation

Blackmagic Design’s 8K Switcher And RecorderApril 15th 2019 - 11:30 AM

Blackmagic made several significant product announcements that set the stage for future industry technological advances in 8K.

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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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Don’t Miss These Two Popular ArticlesMarch 27th 2019 - 08:00 AM

It seems everyone, at least in this business, wants to be part of high-visibility production or broadcast. Well, such events do not get much bigger than the annual Super Bowl broadcast or NASCAR productions.

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DigitalGlue //auteur storage system.

Applied Technology: Does the World Really Need Another Storage Solution?March 25th 2019 - 11:00 AM

Anyone with a story worth telling should only be limited by their creativity, not their technical prowess.

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