The 8K Monitor
Issue 5 - 2021-05-10
Hisense Launches 8K TV in North American Market
Hisense America had a video TV product launch on May 5th. It was one of the best product launch videos and can be seen here. Topping the 2021 TV line is the new U800GD model with 8K resolution and Certification from the 8K Association. Read our full coverage here.
8K-Optimized Transcoder Released by Spin Digital
Spin Digital releases a new transcoder suite of software-based applications running on workstation-class servers in the cloud. For 8K video, the optimized transcoder produces similar quality and compression levels when compared to open-source HEVC solutions at higher transcoding speeds. Read the full article here.
The 8K-angle on Faultline's 2030 Codec Forecast
Last week Faultline published their Media & Entertainment Transcoding Workload and Device Royalty Forecast for the decade ahead. We thought its 8K implications were worthy of your consideration. Read up on our discussion with Faultline here.
Atomos Ninja V+, First Recorder Capable of 8Kp30
Australia's Atomos announces Ninja V+.
The new device is an HDR HD monitor with a 5-inch, 1000 Nit display, built-in 3D LUT box function, and a continuous recording device that can store Apple ProRes RAW 8K.
Xbox Series X HDMI 2.1 Issue Gets a Fix
Denon, Marantz, and Yamaha AV Receivers have prevented the passthrough of 4K/120 and 8K/60 HDR video from the XBOX series X game console. Now, a solution has been introduced by Denon and Marantz. Read the full story here.
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