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

What is NDI® (Network Device Interface)?

By David Aleksandersen 11. December 2017

NDI® (Network Device Interface) is a free protocol for Video over IP, developed by NewTek. It is designed to allow distribution of live professional video over existing IP infrastructure, freeing users from hardware constraints and gives the benefits of reduced cost and deployment time.

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Temaer: compression, video format, video over ip, ip video, network video, bandwidth, ndi, network device interface, network

Uncompressed video playback?

By David Aleksandersen 12. October 2017

Video compression is a challenge for a wide range of applications, as it reduces overall image quality and adds unwanted artefacts such as discoloration, break-ups and noise to the image. But when do you need uncompressed? And is compressed good enough?

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Temaer: uncompressed, compression, video format, watchout, video playback, video quality

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