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NHK begins 4K, 8K high-definition test broadcasting

Public broadcaster NHK on Monday started 4K and 8K ultra high-definition test broadcasting on its BS satellite channels, aiming to verify the technology and popularize it ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The resolution of 4K broadcasting is roughly four times as detailed as that of the currently available format, while 8K broadcasting, …

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Ikegami Announces World’s First Hand-held 8K UHDTV Camera System

Ikegami Tsushinki Co., Ltd.  has collaborated with Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) to develop an 8K ultra high-definition television (UHDTV) camera. Designed for live studio and field production, the SHK-810 camera head is compact and weighs less than 20 lbs (9 kg). It can be operated in the same way as the existing Ikegami broadcast camera …

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First-time regional viewing of 13.3 inch 8K adds to the Super HiVision excitement at IBC Content Everywhere MENA

Super Hi-Vision is the biggest video system in the world. At 8K resolution it has 16 times the detail of today’s high definition television. On giant screens it is a stunning experience – and now NHK have developed a system that puts 8K anywhere. NHK’s Super Hi-Vision system is being demonstrated in the Middle East …

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Quantel Pablo Rio powers up to deliver world’s first 8K 60p post workflow

Quantel unveiled a new Pablo Rio working in realtime at 8K 60p at InterBEE 2014. The new Pablo Rio system makes 8K 60p post-production practical as 8K moves out from the laboratory into real-world production*. The new Pablo Rio 8K will ship next year. Pablo Rio is a software high quality color correction and finishing …

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IBC2014 Premiere for High Frame Rate 8K Television from NHK

Latest advances in 8K (Super Hi-Vision), including 120 frames a second, to be unveiled at IBC2014. 8k Super Hi-Vision is a dramatic leap forward in video and audio technologies, featuring 16 times the resolution of today’s HD, and 22.2 channel audio. NHK has been leading its development, and first brought a theatre demonstration of the …

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Japan’s NHK tests long-distance 8K TV broadcast signal

Japan’s public broadcaster has successfully broadcast long-distance digital terrestrial signals for its Super Hi-Vision 8K format, sending massive amounts of data over UHF airwaves, but despite this test it’s unclear if many Japanese will be watching 8K TV by the time Tokyo hosts the Olympics in 2020. Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK) Science & Technology Research …

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NHK and Mitsubishi Develop World’s First HEVC Encoder for 8K “Super Hi-Vision”

NHK and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation have jointly developed the world’s first HEVC1) encoder for 8K ultra HDTV “Super Hi-Vision” (hereinafter referred to as “SHV”). SHV is the broadcasting medium of the near future. It makes viewers feel like they are really at the heart of the action, with 16 times the number of HD pixels …

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120 frames per second CMOS Image Sensor for Super Hi-Vision (SHV) Camera

Advances are being made by the Science & Technology Research Laboratories on the Super Hi-Vision (SHV) system. SHV is an advanced broadcasting service with enhanced picture and sound quality that conveys a stronger sensation of presence than is possible with today’s HDTV. A recent joint development with the Research Institute of Electronics, Shizuoka University, involved …

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145-inch Ultra High Definition plasma display

NHK has announced a 145-inch Ultra High Definition plasma display, with 16 times the resolution of a regular Full HD display. This follows the 85-inch LCD display announced by NHK last year. This prototype was co-developed with Panasonic. It has almost 34 million 0.417 mm square pixels, 7,860 horizontally and 4,320 vertically, and a frame …

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intoPIX JPEG 2000 technology adopted by NHK Engineering Services

intoPIX has cooperated with NHK Engineering Services, Inc. (Japan) in the development of a JPEG 2000 encoding technology for 4K high-resolution image acquisition. intoPIX JPEG 2000 FPGA based IP-cores enable 4K image compression (4 times the resolution of HDTV) into a single JPEG 2000 code stream in real-time and without any tiling. NHK Engineering Services …

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85-Inch Direct-View LCD Compatible with Super Hi-Vision

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) and Sharp Corporation have jointly developed an 85-inch LCD compatible with Super Hi-Vision, a next-generation television broadcast format. This is a world first for a direct-view display. NHK began R&D into Super Hi-Vision, which has dramatically higher resolution than current HDTV, in 1995 and aims to begin trial broadcasts in 2020. …

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