Maand: september 2010

8K digital cinema as sharp as reality

In my previous post I wrote about 4K television sets. 4K is impressive, both on television and in digital cinema’s. But there is an even more impressive system: 8K. At the IBC 2008 I first witnessed a demo of 8K, also known as Ultra-HD or Super Hi-Vision. Japanese broadcasting company NHK developed it and basically it’s…


Forget 3D, I want 4K pixel density!

There is something weird going on in the broadcast and electronics industry. Yesterday I visited the IBC, a huge broadcast and television industry convention in Amsterdam. And, as expected, the new thing was stereoscopic 3D. Cameras, editing and effects software, projectors, tv screens .. everything in 3D. But who likes stereoscopic 3D? I don’t. And nobody I…