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

Remote distributed workflows from any continent.

Tech + Media Predictions 2021 - Part 1January 4th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The industry experienced futureshock head-on in 2020. The impact will take a long time to unwind but it’s already clear that some changes will be profound and not all of them bad. These changes include remote workflow permanency, virtual production shifts from exotic to routine and genuine efforts to save the planet. Here’s hoping.

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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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Telestream has been hard at work during the pandemic, ensuring its customers are fully operational while safely socially distanced.

Telestream Adapts Technology To Minimize Challenging TimesSeptember 4th 2020 - 01:50 PM

In the wake of the pandemic, Telestream has used the restrictions imposed on virtually every equipment supplier over the past few months to innovate and focus on providing new features for its products that facilitate remote operation and automated quality control for enterprise-scale broadcast and media operations.

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The Sponsors Perspective: Broadcasters Now Need To Care About Quality Viewing ExperiencesJuly 30th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Thanks to Over-the-Top (OTT) streaming video, content owners and broadcasters have a very different relationship with the end consumer – often a direct one.

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The H.266 codec has been designed with 8K content in mind. Photo by Chris Meads on Unsplash

MPEG Latest H.266 Codec Runs Into Stiff CompetitionJuly 23rd 2020 - 09:00 AM

The latest MPEG codec H.266 has been unveiled by Germany’s Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute with claims it will at least double the compression efficiency of its predecessor H.265, also known as HEVC.

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The Sponsors Perspective: TAG Video Systems Introduces New Business Model For Broadcast TechnologyJuly 1st 2020 - 09:00 AM

With the emergence of the cloud into the media production and delivery space, the broadcast and media industry must embrace an entirely new approach to acquiring and deploying technology. Large capital expenditures (CapEx) are increasingly being replaced by operating expense (OpEx) budgets that are more flexible and aligned with the operational requirements of broadcast facilities.

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Complexity Barrier Drives Simpler Video Compression June 1st 2020 - 09:00 AM

Video encoding is running up against a complexity barrier that is raising costs and reducing scope for further improvements in quality.

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New types of compression will help reduce bandwidth consumption by up to 50 percent, enabling 8K content delivery over 4K (12G) networks.

“Content-Aware” Encoding Could Be Key To Cost-Effective 8K DeliveryMay 29th 2020 - 09:00 AM

If an 8K content service from OTT providers like Amazon, Netflix and YouTube is ever going to be successful, and that’s still a hot topic of debate, new types of compression will have to be part of the solution. Terrestrial broadcasters don’t have the infrastructure to handle it, regardless of the compression used.

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