Tag Archives: 4K

4K/UHD Products in Broadcast Pro Video Space – Market Leaders

14 Oct

“Which companies do you think are leading the way in providing 4K products in the broadcast and video production sector?” This is one of the many questions SCRI asked of a wide range of broadcasters and pro video / digital video facilities in a recent survey & report, 2014-15 Digital Video Production & Post Trends, conducted by SCR International in conjunction with ProductionHUB. WHat do you think? Results follow: […]

4k/UHD Hype or Reality ?

30 Sep

Cautious optimism about the future of 4k/UHD was perhaps the best way to describe the showing of 4k/UHD at the recent IBC show in Amsterdam. The industry, perhaps still smarting from the hype showered on 3D a few years ago at IBC and NAB, is looking at consumer demand and availability of distribution and programing for 4k/UHD as the yardsticks to measure success.  This notwithstanding, there were quite a few announcements and discussions at IBC on the future of 4k/UHD as well as some new research findings from SCRI to suggest that this time (as opposed to the case with 3D) it may not be all hype. (Read on for details and survey findings and leave your opinion).


4k or not 4k? Post Pros Disccuss

6 May

In a recent post by Brandie Siebel, Award-Winning Producer, Writer, Camera Operator & Editor on the Post Production Professional LinkedIn Group, the questions was posed to users: 4k or not 4k. What follows is an extract of the opinions expressed. What do you think? Leave a comment at the end of this discussion. […]

4k Not Ready for Prime Time? The conversation continues…

29 Apr

Two weeks ago we posted the article 4K Big at NAB But Not Ready for Prime Time? This week we add some new industry survey findings as well as comments from readers and invite your thoughts and comments. […]

4K Big at NAB But Not Ready for Prime Time?

15 Apr

4K or ultra-high-definition was clearly a dominant theme at NAB 2014 yet so was 3D several years ago. What do the numbers show and what is hype. SCRI conducted surveys in 2013 suggesting that 4K, while dominating as a technology over 3D, was still not quite ready for prime-time.  Read on for the data that led to this conclusion. SCRI will continue tracking this and other trends as well as product and brand purchases through 2014, as we have done since 1984. […]

4K or 3D? The future remains unclear

25 Feb

SCRI has just released new data from a survey with Broadcast Engineering Magazine on a wide variety of technology, budget, product and brand trends – Broadcast Technologies & Products / Brands Report.

Two articles on the 3D/4K extract of the data are posted in BE Magazine and Doodle. To view articles , click below


HPA Tech Retreat – 4K, Higher Frame Rates, Cloud-Based Production and more

11 Feb

Mark Schubin, technology guru and chair of the HPA (Hollywood Post Alliance)  Technology Retreat, will be chairing the upcoming HPA Retreat commencing Feb. 18. Here is a brief description he sent us.


4K Breaking News: Superbowl, World Cup, Caveats…

4 Feb

Here are some key news items re 4K this week – 4K used in Superbowl; Japan plans to broadcast World Cup in 2014 in 4K; 4K caveats.


4K or not 4K? Broadcast and Pro Video Professionals Speak Out

21 Jan

The past couple of weeks SCRI has been running a poll and inviting comments from broadcast and pro video professionals on the future of 4K. Last week we published the preliminary results and some comments. This week we publish the final results and over 10 pages of comments received from the survey as well as fromLinkedIn groups. The following is a comprehensive report on the potential future of 4K as seen by broadcast and pro video professionals.


CES – More Highlights — Apple and Microsoft no shows

21 Jan

This review of some of the highlights from CES covers the following topics: Absence of Apple & Microsoft, TV Review, Autostereo Displays, Powering Devices, Smart homes and the internet of things, and Second screens