8K (Yes, 8K) Broadcasts Just Took a Major Step Forward

Back in May of 2012 the NHK's science & Technology Research Lab in Japan successfully broadcasted an 8K, 7680x4320 signal over a distance of 2.7 miles using UHF frequencies. As a proof of concept it showed that 8K TV could be successfully delivered to televisions over the air, but it lacked the distance of traditional… » 1/21/14 9:40am 1/21/14 9:40am

How 4K TV Works

Imagine 80-inch screens with quadruple the image quality of Full HD, plus passive 3D content that you'd consider actually watchable. That's 4K TV technology. It could deliver a stunning home theater experience—just as soon as 4K-enabled TV's like Sony's latest begin to cost less than a Kia. » 9/18/12 5:00pm 9/18/12 5:00pm

Japan Successfully Broadcasts an 8K Signal Over the Air: Prepare To…

We assumed the gorgeous 8K ultra-HDTVs we saw at CES this year were years away. But Japan's NHK has just completed the first over-the-air broadcast of a 7680x4320 signal using UHF frequencies—just when you'd finished paying off your giant HDTV display. » 5/17/12 2:00pm 5/17/12 2:00pm