NHK announcement, Samsung plans fuel speculation
Japanese broadcaster also heading to SXSW to host 8K theater
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.
In four years’ time, Sony and Panasonic want to offer the Olympics to viewers in four times the resolution that they were able to watch the most recent Games in Rio.
School might be out here in the U.S., but Japanese broadcaster NHK is getting ready to test both 4K and 8K high-definition broadcasts on its BS satellite channels.
But will mass market acceptance follow the wow factor of recent demos?