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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Broadcast Solutions designed and built a remote production hub and virtual studio in Helsinki/Finland for Streamteam Nordic.

Systems Integrators Have Their Heads In the CloudMarch 8th 2019 - 01:50 PM

Although there are still many cables to connect and physical hardware to implement, the overall scope of many of today’s system integrator projects around the world is changing dramatically, incorporating lots of software and IP connections. Once the exclusive domain of project engineers well versed in SDI infrastructures, IT experts are now the driving force in the design and building of a broadcast facility that makes heavy use of cloud-based operations.

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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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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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Globecast has combined its live content acquisition expertise with its Digital Media Hub suite for sport and live news events.

Globecast Shows Latest Tech Platforms At CABSATFebruary 18th 2019 - 11:00 AM

At the upcoming CABSAT conference, March 12-14, in Dubai, Globecast will spotlight its latest offerings for content delivery around the world using multiple distribution platforms. The company will highlight how it helps multi-channel video providers to enhance the value of their line-up by increasing audience and revenue through a wide range of services.

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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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IP Control UncoveredFebruary 5th 2019 - 11:00 AM

As broadcasters continue to successfully migrate video and audio to IP, attention soon turns to control, interoperability, and interconnectivity to improve reliability and efficiency. In this article, we investigate IP control as we move to IP infrastructures.

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CBS lead NFL director Mike Arnold (left) will direct the AFC Championship game and Super Bowl LII for CBS Sports. (Photo: CBS Sports).

TV Director Treats Super Bowl Telecast Like Any Other GameJanuary 30th 2019 - 08:00 AM

Like many professional football players themselves, CBS Sports Lead television director Mike Arnold tries to treat the Super Bowl as he would a regular season game, calling the same shots and camera angles—albeit with many more cameras at his disposal, augmented reality graphics on the field and virtually every part of the playing field mic’d up.

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