When Does 4K Not Really Look Like 4K? - Creative Planet Network

When Does 4K Not Really Look Like 4K?

Publish date:

4K.com's Stephen Jukic explains how the quality of video delivery is about more than just pixel quantity.

He writes, "The funny thing about TV content resolution (or projector, theater and PC content) is that its quality often has a lot more to do with how the delivery is going than what the number and quality of pixels you’re supposed to be getting is. This applies as firmly to 4K as it does to any other resolution or video content type and a lot of consumers who absolutely want ultra HD video entertainment would do well to keep this bottom line in mind. Many examples of mediocre 4K UHD transmissions can be caught if one pays enough attention and for a lot of these cases, what ruins the quality of the UHD lies in defects with how it was transmitted and, slightly less importantly, how the video itself was made or produced."



Square Box Systems at the 2018 NAB Show New York

In Booth N557 at the 2018 NAB Show New York, Square Box Systems will demonstrate why its flagship CatDV remains on the cutting edge of media asset management (MAM). CatDV brings new levels of collaboration and empowerment to small-, medium-, and large-scale enterprises around the world, enabling them to manage, repurpose, and monetize millions of assets with ease and efficiency.


The Vitec Group Brands and Products on Display at CAPER 2018

In partnership with Sistemas de Video ComunicaciĆ³n, we are pleased to feature a variety of products from across many of our brands that are designed for the professional audiovisual and broadcast industries. The Gemini soft panel, Astra and Sola LEDs, Vantage robotic head, and our all-new flowtech100 tripod will on be on display throughout CAPER 2018. Television producers, DPs, camera operators, lighting professionals, and audiovisual teams can incorporate any of our gear into their existing production workflows to help them capture beautiful images and produce exceptional content.