Vol 22 - Issue 17


Faroudja Improves Quality Algorithms

by Tom Allen

Bandwidth restoration – before. Click for a larger image. Faroudja Enterprises, founded by industry veteran Yves Faroudja, demonstrated image quality improvement technologies to ‘protect the visual beauty of content from SD to UltraHD for …

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Streambox Pushes UltraHD at 60fps

by Tom Allen

Streambox introduced a new encoder, which it said will support UltraHD at 60fps in real-time. The Streambox Rackmount 4k Encoder works with Streambox Cloud to transport live video over the internet, worldwide. It uses …

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2015 NAB Show Expands to over One Million Net Square Feet

by Bob Raikes

The NAB Show in Las Vegas this year was a big event with over a million sq. ft. of space (92,900m²). The organisers said that there were 244 companies exhibiting for the first time, …

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And Finally… – Vol 22 No 17

by Tom Allen

Germany’s CRN ran its own April Fool’s prank this year, pointing at an upcoming Apple eReader called the ‘iRead’. It certainly sounded promising – an UltraHD display, full Adobe RGB coverage and a pulse …

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NTT Does UltraHD at 4:2:2

by Tom Allen

Japan’s NTT showed off a new professional video encoder LSI, capable of handling UltraHD at 60fps, in real-time. The encoder supports the HEVC codec. According to NTT, the LSI is the first every to …

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SymbolShifters Promises Easier TV/Digital Connections

by Tom Allen

SymbolShifters was claiming a new method of connecting traditional TV broadcasts to digital devices, and was seeking partners to commercialise the technology. Briefly, SymbolShifters’ method embeds a scannable code – which can be invisible …

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