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Topic # 108131 24-Aug-2012 10:38 Send private message

And here we are, still waiting for HDTV to pick up in New Zealand, and the ITU apparently has approved a new UHDTV


"UHDTV, or Ultra High Definition Television, allows for programming and broadcasts at resolutions of up to 7680 by 4320, along with frame refresh rates of up to 120Hz, double that of most current HDTV broadcasts. The format also calls for a broader palette of colours that can be displayed on screen."






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  Reply # 677802 27-Aug-2012 20:42 Send private message

Well I saw a number of 4K sets and projectors at CES in January. This is 4096 x 2160 so not even UHDTV standard.  With upscaled content they looked very good but native 4K content, especially on a large projector was spectacular. I recall one example in the JVC demo booth where they showed iMax scanned at 4K and that was very impressive.




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  Reply # 677804 27-Aug-2012 20:49 Send private message

But all I have is DVD's!?

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  Reply # 677817 27-Aug-2012 21:03 Send private message

Imagine how bad Sky's terrible low bitrate SD content would look on that..


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  Reply # 677922 28-Aug-2012 07:39 Send private message

sbiddle: Imagine how bad Sky's terrible low bitrate SD content would look on that..



Imagine how absolutely awesome it will be watching the All Blacks play live on Sky and how it will look (and sound) like on that...




                                           

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  Reply # 678133 28-Aug-2012 12:57 Send private message

What exists that you could actually plug into such a TV to get the full definition that it offers?

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  Reply # 678136 28-Aug-2012 13:04 Send private message

22.2 multi-channel audio. Awesome!

Quote from the end of the article:
During the summer Olympics, NHK together with British broadcaster BBC showed parts of the event using the 8k format.

Yet, we were left saddled with an appalling 720x576 picture, and even worse AAC-HE audio from Prime.

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  Reply # 678140 28-Aug-2012 13:07 Send private message

clevedon:
sbiddle: Imagine how bad Sky's terrible low bitrate SD content would look on that..



Imagine how absolutely awesome it will be watching the All Blacks play live on Sky and how it will look (and sound) like on that...


Imagine how expensive it will be to subscribe to an ABs game that was filmed and broadcast at that resolution!!??




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  Reply # 678144 28-Aug-2012 13:14 Send private message

CYaBro:
clevedon:
sbiddle: Imagine how bad Sky's terrible low bitrate SD content would look on that..



Imagine how absolutely awesome it will be watching the All Blacks play live on Sky and how it will look (and sound) like on that...


Imagine how expensive it will be to subscribe to an ABs game that was filmed and broadcast at that resolution!!??


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