Sports Venue Production Summit: Canon’s Larry Thorpe on In-Venue Acquisition and the Industry Transition to 4K

How 1080p HDR can serve as a stepping stone, and in what ways acquisition for venue display is different

As sports-video production continues its transition from HD to 4K — and even 8K — acquisition technology in the form of cameras and lens continues to evolve at a rapid rate, making it a prudent choice to future-proof one’s purchases.

At our Sports Venue Production Summit, we caught up with Larry Thorpe, senior fellow, Canon, and Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer, to discuss where he sees the current state of the industry, how 1080p HDR could be a critical stepping stone forward, and how acquisition for videoboard display poses unusual challenges.

For more video interviews and highlights from all SVG events, visit SVG On Demand.

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