8K Ultra HD compact camera and H.265 encoder developed by NHK with UHD trial broadcasts slated for 2016 (http://www.diginfo.tv/v/13-0043-r-en.php)

 

NHK is progressing with the development of equipment to enable to the broadcast of 8K Ultra High Definition television, with trial broadcasts to begin in Japan in 2016.

 

The camera head, co-developed with Astrodesign, has been made much lighter and more compact. They achieved this by packaging a 33-megapixel image sensor and its drive circuits in a housing just 10 cm square, with a total weight of around 2kg. ....