At IBC 2013 Dr. Giles Wilson, Head of TV Compression, Ericsson, talks about some of the issues around the use of 4K in acquisition. 4K and UHDTV is not just more pixels, but also provides higher frame rates and an increased bit depth. It gives a more immersive viewing experience in the home that can be likened to a window on the world.
Sports will be the killer app for 4K, and to prove it is real, Ericsson, along with partners Sony, BT and Intelsat, transmitted a live rugby match during the IBC show. ...More