This Clever Camera Array Will Bullet-Time Everything

Despite those two sequels, the original The Matrix is still a visual feast with its action-freezing bullet time sequences. And just like with slow motion, everything is cooler when filmed in bullet time, so Japan's NHK has developed a multi-viewpoint robotic camera system that can be easily setup at live events. » 6/04/13 9:30am 6/04/13 9:30am

This Compact Camera Captures Glorious 8K Ultra HD Footage

The shrinkification of technology is as inevitable as death and taxes, but we still can't help but be excited to see that Japan's NHK, working with a company called Astrodesign, has managed to shrink an 8K-capable camera into this relatively compact package. Compared to the HD-capable smartphone in your pocket it's… » 5/31/13 9:34am 5/31/13 9:34am

NHK's 8K TV Spawns a Pair of Virtual Hi-Def Binoculars

NHK's Super Hi-Vision 8K technology certainly makes for breathtaking demos. But you can do more than just melt eyeballs with a resolution of 7680x4320. Since that's exactly 16 times as much resolution as a 1080P signal, NHK has cooked up a pair of prototype virtual HD binoculars that let users zoom in on ultra hi-def… » 10/03/12 9:37am 10/03/12 9:37am

NHK Projector Features Insane 7680 x 4320 (8K) Resolution

Japanese TV broadcaster NHK has demonstrated Super Hi-Vision, their whopping 32 megapixel, 8K (7680 x 4320) ultra-high definition projector technology using two LCoS projectors with a combined 8,000 lumens brightness and a towering 6.6m x 3.7m 300-inch projection screen. For those of you who are counting, that… » 6/20/08 3:55pm 6/20/08 3:55pm