What are the challenges of distributing 4K or 8K video?

By David Aleksandersen 14. March 2019

“4K video delivers stunning beauty and resolution. But like most new technology, it comes with challenges to overcome as well.” These were the opening sentences of a Crestron white paper, published in 2014. Now it says 2019 on the calendar, and we have a wide range of display technologies with 8K resolution. Are we ready to rumble or are we stuck with the same challenges?

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Temaer: video format, video playback, video quality, displays, 8K, 4K

4K, 8K, 16K – the race for higher resolutions is on!

By David Aleksandersen 14. June 2018

We have embraced 4K, and while some are still struggling to get on top of the challenges that 4K brought, several manufacturers are gearing up for 8K resolutions – and beyond! What are the benefits and challenges of higher resolutions? What products are there in the market?

In this blog, I’ve taken a look at the race for higher resolutions, and sounded out two projector manufacturers, Barco and Digital Projection, as they ramp up for 8K.

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Temaer: video quality, future, displays, 8K, 16K, pixels

What is SDI?

By David Aleksandersen 3. May 2018

Serial Digital Interface (SDI) is a professional digital video interface standard that has been used since the early 90s. From its relatively humble beginnings to 8K support, here's what you need to know about SDI and its benefits compared to other interface standards!

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Temaer: video quality, SDI, 8K, BNC, optical fiber

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This blog is created by Dataton, and is about multi-display software and surrounding technologies, media servers, content creation - basically anything within the AV industry that serves to enrich the audience experience! Since the 90´s, Dataton has published News & Views, with content reflecting the world of multimedia communication. 

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