8K Broadcasting Could Start in 2020
TVNewsCheck.com reports that with set makers working hard to push adoption of 4K as TV’s next-gen format, work is moving forward on 8K. Visitors to the Consumer Electronics Show are brought up to date on “super high vision” which boasts an eye-popping 7,680 x 4,320 resolution.
When industry analysts at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show said jumbo-size TVs with unbelievably high resolutions were the next big thing, they weren’t kidding.
While companies like LG, Sony and Samsung are in a frenzy to sell massive 4K, ultra-high definition TV sets, many industry leaders are looking toward what’s next: 8K TV, or what’s being called “super high vision.”
At the annual Las Vegas trade show on Tuesday, a group of panelists, which included executives from NBC Universal, LG, NHK, Canon and Sony, discussed the future of 8K TV, which boasts an eye-popping 7,680 x 4,320 resolution. And while the industry predicts broadcasters could start shooting and even distributing in 4K by 2016, 8K may not be too far behind.
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