Tag Archives: 8K

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Ikegami Delivers 8K Outside Broadcast Vehicle to NHK

How serious is Japanese broadcaster NHK about high-resolution transmittion? Serious enough to commission what provider Ikegami claims is the world's first 8K outside broadcast (OB) vehicle. Ikegami says the truck was delivered in September, well in advance of the first … more »


Cinegy Claims It Just Invented the Fastest Codec in the World

Cinegy has entered the next-generation codec sweepstakes with DANIEL2, a new GPU-based acquisition and production codec that's built for pure speed. The company describes DANIEL2 as the "world's fastest" video codec. What does that mean? Using an Nvidia Quadro M6000 … more »


Canon Debuts First Two 4K Zoom Lenses for Broadcast Acquisition

Canon announced its first 4K field lenses — two new 2/3-inch zooms for broadcast camera systems, with zoom ratios of 86x and 90x that Canon claims make them the longest 4K broadcast lenses available. Canon's 4K broadcast flagship will be … more »

Avid Media Composer 8.4

What’s New in Avid Media Composer 8.4? Up to 8K Editing.

Avid Media Composer 8.4 sweetens the deal for high-resolution workflow, allowing users to work in custom resolutions all the way up to 8K. Avid said the new version of Media Composer also improved real-time playback for other codecs. Sony XAVC-I … more »


Tokyo’s Sony PCL Goes 8K with Quantel Pablo Rio Installation

If you're still wrapping your head around 4K workflow, brace yourself—8K is definitely on the way. Quantel announced today that it is providing a Pablo Rio 8K editing, color-correction and finishing system to anchor the post pipeline at Sony PCL in Tokyo. … more »


NAB 2015 Video: Astrodesign

Terry Harada of Astrodesign on 4K and 8K production offerings, including a small 4K monitor and — in the R&D category — an 8K video signal generator, a 2 TB portable SSD recorder, an 18 TB rackmount recorder, and a portable 8K backup … more »


Restoring 70mm Movie Musical Oklahoma! for a New DCP — at 30fps

It's not your ordinary Hollywood musical — not only is Oklahoma! one of the few films shot in the 65mm Todd-AO format, it's also one of the only Hollywood feature films acquired at a high frame rate. That's right — … more »

State of the Standard: UHDTV

As 4K acquisition becomes an increasingly common feature of the production landscape, an elephant remains in the room: how does high-resolution content get delivered to the home? SMPTE considers that very question in a new report from its UHDTV Ecosystem … more »


NAB 2014 Video: Astrodesign

If 4K's not good enough for you, check out 8K — and a cool OLED HD viewfinder — with Terry Harada at Astrodesign.


Panasonic, Sony Tout 4K While NHK Goes Beyond at CEATEC in Japan

Call it 4K or (usually more correctly) Ultra HD (UHD), higher-than-high-def capture and display technology was highly touted in Tokyo last week, with the CEATEC Japan 2013 IT and electronics show in full swing.       Panasonic went all … more »