In addition to resolutions of 7680 x 4320, the SHV format also includes 22.2 multichannel surround sound
NHK demonstrated 8K on an 85-inch LCD from Sharp at IBC 2013
NHK's 8K demonstration attracted a crowd at IBC 2013
The camera head of the 8K portable camera system in display by NHK
The 8K portable camera system captures images via a 2.5-in, 33 megapixel CMOS sensor.
The 5.3 kg (12 lb) camera head is coupled with a 14 kg (31 lb) camera control unit (CCU)
The rear of the 8K portable camera system
The 2-kg (4-lb) cube camera head captures images via a 1.5-in, 33 megapixel CMOS sensor.
The cube camera head measures 12.5 x 12.5 a 14 cm (WxHxD)
Although 4K was the resolution du jour at IBC in Amsterdam again this year, as it has been for the past couple of years, Japan’s national public broadcaster, NHK, was going one better with a demonstration of 8K, or Super Hi-Vision (SHV). The company’s roadmap set a 2020 date to begin satellite broadcasts of 8K content, which aligns nicely with the Olympics recently being awarded to Tokyo for that year.
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