Posts Tagged ‘super_hi-vision’

8K NHK short debuts at Cannes film festival

‘Beauties À La Carte’, a 27-minute comedy directed by Toshio Lee, and the first short film shot in 8K, was shown on 16 and 17 May at this year’s Cannes. The film showcases Super Hi-Vision’s 22.2 channel audio and images 16 times the resolution of standard HD. At Cannes, the film was displayed on a […]

Jonathan Doran’s Super Hi-Vision Olympics

Ovum analyst Jonathan Doran was one of those lucky enough to get a ticket for the one of the joint BBC/NHK Super Hi-Vision demonstrations in London during the Olympic Games. Ovum has published Jonathan’s thoughts on watching “8K” pictures and listening to 22.2 surround audio, which he describes as: “both emotionally engaging and highly immersive. […]

John Zubrzycki of the BBC on Olympics SHV

BBC R&D’s John Zubrzycki was in the audience at Broadcasting House to see the opening ceremony shown in Super Hi-Vision (SHV) on a 7680 pixels by 4320 pixels 8-metre wide screen and with 22.2 multichannel 3-dimensional sound system. The combined effect was more like telepresence than TV. John and the rest of the audience were […]

At the BBC’s Olympics Super Hi-Vision demo

On 31 July, during the first week of the 2012 London Olympics, the BBC’s Torin Douglas was a member of an audience of 300 that attended one of the first Super Hi-Vision test broadcasts, at Broadcasting House in Central London. That morning’s swimming heats from the Aquatic Centre were also shown in similar Super Hi-Vision […]

Super Hi-Vision with 22.2 surround at IBC 2010

If you’re going to IBC 2010 and audio is your thing, take the time to visit the Super Hi-Vision display, which features a sophisticated 22.2 channel surround sound rig (in crude terms, two 11.1 surround systems mounted one on top of the other). The Super Hi-vision demo in 2008 was one of the show’s highlights. […]