On the video horizon

Adams, Mike
November 2008
CED;Nov2008, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p14
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the new technologies that are presented at the International Broadcast Conference. He believes that 3 dimensional (3-D) technology seems to have finally come of age for digital cinema, as well as ultra-high-resolution video. He states that the conference features live 3-D high definition television (HDTV) transatlantic broadcast of an interview with Jeffrey Katzenberg of Dream Works. In addition, he informs that Japanese broadcaster NHK was demonstrating Super Hi-Vision.


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