In less than five years, the number of 8K flat panel TVs sold annually will reach nearly 6 million and the manufacturing cost of an 8K 65-inch LCD panel will drop from $1,000 today to $595 in 2021.
Move over 4K, cause here comes 8K, kind of. IHS Markit forecasts that 2018 will see the first use of 8K displays, though 4K/UHD will still be the main focus for TV panel manufacturers.
NHK and Village Island are pushing to make strides in 8K, recently collaboration on the development of the Vico-8, a unit designed to transport 8K 4:2:2 10bits on a single 12G-SDI cable with intoPix Tico compression technology.
TablerTV is taking the idea that bigger is better to a whole new level, as the large display and touchscreen manufacturer, premiered its new line of Touchscreen Giant TV products at CES 2016 that measure 200-inches.
Video Clarity, a provider of audio and video quality measurement and analysis systems, has announced its new ClearView Extreme 8K video quality analyzer and ClearView Player 8K uncompressed 8K/4K/HD/SD recorder and player.