China Plans to Boost Support for 8K & UltraHD
The China Daily reported that the Chinese government is considering a new set of measures to develop the support for high quality video in the country, according to Zhao Zhiguo, chief engineer of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. He made the remarks at the World Ultra-high-definition Video Industrial conference 2023 in Guangzhou, Guangdong province.
The report clarifies that the government wishes to boost UltraHD and 8K technology and distribution. Another report lists the value of the UltraHD industry in China at $431 billion by the end of 2022 and highlighted the eight broadcast 4K channels and two 8K channels. China has also developed and industrialized key products including 8K cameras, 8K monitors and 8K image sensors.
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