The Steering Board of the DVB has given its approval to the Phase 1 specification drawn up for Ultra High Definition TV services.
Early results from the EBU’s Broadcast Technology Futures (BTF) group have given a clear indication that higher frame rates are appreciated by the observers, to a significantly greater extent than increased resolution.
The Digital TV Group has launched a UK UHD Forum, co-chaired by the BBC and BSkyB.
SES is hoping that its proposed 4K test channel will provide a showcase for the new Ultra High Definition Format.
Ericsson has led a pioneering live demonstration of a new Ultra High Definition TV encoding system at a EBU technical seminar in Geneva.
The EBU has given details of the Ultra High Definition test it is running alongside Spanish public broadcaster RTVE, Abertis Telecom, SAPEC, Sony, Apuntolapospo, UPM and URL La Salle.
Abertis Telecom is to run a test of Ultra High Definition DTT (UHDTV) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week (February 25 to 28).
IBC 2012 – AMSTERDAM. SES and Sony have announced that they will be transmitting live 4K content at the IBC 2012 show in Amsterdam.
WATCH VIDEO. The ITU has announced a new recommendation on ‘Ultra High Definition Television’, or UHDTV.
The ITU-R working party 6C has officially defined the parameter values for the next two generations of television formats.