The State of Television: 2015 June 19th 2015 - 08:06 AM

What if your edited video content would play on a Samsung UHD TV, but not on a Sony UHD TV? That’s the issue Steve Mullen faced when he tried to view his 4K video shot on a Sony’s AX100 4K consumer camera. Could it be that manufacturers view “s

BT UHD Rides With Timeline 4K truck June 12th 2015 - 08:04 AM

Timeline, a relatively new entrant into the UK’s outside broadcast supply scene, has been commissioned to build and run a 4K scanner by BT for the telco’s August launch of BT Sport Ultra HD. The truck is kitted with an array of the latest 4K production gear including

FOR-A Showcases New Video Switcher June 11th 2015 - 11:49 AM

A new video switcher, a decoding solution and multi-viewer are central to FOR-A’s attractions at trade show Infocomm. The HVS-2000 switcher recently began shipping for use in SD, HD, 3G and 4K productions. It allows up to 48 inputs/18 outputs or 40 inputs/22 outputs (optional).

Bucking The Trend, NHK/Ikegami To Show 8K Technology At NAB April 1st 2015 - 12:13 AM

While 4K and UHD TV will clearly dominate the conversation at the 2015 NAB Show, Japanese National Broadcaster NHK continues to push the envelope with on-going development of 8K resolution technology (that’s 24 GBps of throughput). The broadcaster, and manufacturers like Ikegami which are supporting it, apparently are banking on an I