The Tiliam Blog

Musing on technologies for video and cinematography

The State of UHDTV

In the last 12 months 4K video has been a hot topic. There are now a range of cameras that can capture professional quality 4K video and there are various 4K monitors and TVs, the majority of which support the 3840×2160 flavor of 4K. You can even capture 4K video on smart phones and compact cameras.

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Transitioning to a 4K Workflow

4K is firmly on the roadmap for all video makers and content creators. It is not a question of if but a question of when and how. 4K is not a new technology; it’s been around for years and has already been used for several feature films. At IBC 2013 a live Rugby match was broadcast and shown as a demonstration. At Wimbledon 2013, the BBC and Sony trialled 4K. In August 2013, BSkyB performed a 4K satellite test transmission linked from an outside broadcast.

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