8K Ultra High Def TV Format Developed by Japan's NHK set to be Next Global Standard | Visual Culture and Communication | Scoop.it

Posted by Gavin J. Blair on August 24, 2012


Public broadcaster NHK to get international approval after public viewing demonstrations of the new format at London 2012.

TOKYO - "Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) or Super Hi-Vision, an 8K system that delivers 16 times the resolution of current HD (high definition) technology, is set to be approved by the International Telecommunication Union as the next generation global television format.

NHK successfully demonstrated Super Hi-Vision in collaboration with the BBC, at public viewings during the 2012 Olympics of selected events in London, Tokyo and Washington D.C."

Via Thierry Saint-Paul