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Super16mm Film Makes a HD Comeback But The BBC Says That It Is Not HD:

Super16mm Film Makes a HD Comeback But The BBC Says That It Is Not HD:

DPP Delivery Standards… You up to code on what is expected of you to successfully deliver broadcast-able programming? Did you know Super16mm film is making a late surge to get on the HD only TV channels? The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) is a not-for-profit partnership funded and led by the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 […]

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TICO Disruptive Light Visually Lossless Compression Standard Does 4K and 8K:

TICO Disruptive Light Visually Lossless Compression Standard Does 4K and 8K:

intoPIX at IBC 2013 are set to launch their new disruptive light visually lossless compression standard that will be known collectively as TICO (pronounced “Teeco”). Designed to have an extremely tiny footprint in FPGA/ASIC fabric, it is nevertheless also powerful in software applications for real-time operation. At present, images and video are transported and stored […]

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First HEVC Encoder for 8K Super Hi-Vision From NHK and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation:

First HEVC Encoder for 8K Super Hi-Vision From NHK and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation:

NHK and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation have jointly developed the world’s first HEVC*1 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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Sony 4K Media Player The FMP-X1 and Ultra HD Video Distribution Service:

Sony 4K Media Player The FMP-X1 and Ultra HD Video Distribution Service:

Sony have announced a 4K Media Player; the FMP-X1 and a ultra HD video distribution service as well as pricing for their Ultra HD TV sets. There are six Sony Store locations (Century City, Calif.; Costa Mesa, Calif.; Houston; Las Vegas; New York and Palo Alto, Calif.) will be the first to feature the XBR-55 […]

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4K Video Over IP Altera Has That Sorted:

4K Video Over IP Altera Has That Sorted:

Altera Corporation is showcasing its latest broadcast solutions for 4K video processing and multichannel video-over-IP at the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. Additionally, the company is demonstrating its Stratix V Advanced Systems Development Kit (ASDK), a PCI Express (PCIe) Gen3x16 plug-in card architected for 4K ultra high-definition (Ultra HD), equivalent to 16-channel 1080p60 […]

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4K Interoperability Agreement Based on the JPEG 2000 Broadcast Profile:

4K Interoperability Agreement Based on the JPEG 2000 Broadcast Profile:

Following the recent adoption of intoPIX JPEG 2000 compression solution by NTT-AT, intoPIX and NTT-AT signed an agreement on 4K interoperability based on the new JPEG 2000 Broadcast Profile to ease the 4K adoption in the Broadcast & Video Production market. The Broadcast & Video Production markets have always been challenging for new format transmission […]

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Betty White to be Inducted into NAB Broadcast Hall of Fame:

Betty White to be Inducted into NAB Broadcast Hall of Fame:

The National Association of Broadcasters announced that film and television star Betty White will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during a special breakfast at the 2012 NAB Show, on Tuesday, April 17 in Las Vegas. With a career that has spanned more than 60 years, the seven-time Emmy Award winner has […]

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Super Hi-Vision P2 Towers Getting Ready for 2012 London Olympics:

Super Hi-Vision P2 Towers Getting Ready for 2012 London Olympics:

The London 2012 Olympics will have some events broadcast to live outdoor public screens around the world in Super Hi-Vision or SHV and we covered the logistics and details here. But how do you go about recording NHK’s 7,680 x 4,320 Super Hi-Vision signal? With a monster Panasonic P2 tower or 2 or more, that […]

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Super Hi-Vision SHV 7,680 x 4,320 at the London Olympics:

Super Hi-Vision SHV 7,680 x 4,320 at the London Olympics:

The London Olympics will have Super Hi-Vision 7,680 x 4,320 cameras in place recording part of the events and proving vision to outdoor public screens. During the running of the London Olympics, NHK, OBS (Olympic Broadcasting Organization), and the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) will jointly showcase the Olympics in Super Hi-Vision or SVH. The Super-Vision […]

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Teradek Bond for Live Video Broadcast Transmitting Solutions:

Teradek Bond for Live Video Broadcast Transmitting Solutions:

Welcome to Bond, the world’s smallest bonding solution. Bond enables freelance and professional broadcasters to transmit live content over up to five 3G or 4G Mobile / Cellular modems from a small, affordable device. Bond is a camera-top mobile / cellular bonding system that fits in the palm of the hand. The device supports up […]

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