HEVC Real-time Software Encoder for 8K Live Video Applications – In this paper Spin Digital introduces Spin Enc Live, a high-quality and high-performance 8K HEVC real-time encoder designed for high-end applications in 8K broadcasting an internet streaming. Using an optimized CPU-based implementation, the encoder is able to achieve quality and compression levels similar to best-in-class offline encoders (typically used for VoD) while, at the same time, providing the performance required for processing 8Kp60 videos in real-time.
Super Hi-Vision as Next-Generation Television and Its Video Parameters – NHK study on the ability of viewers to see beyond the normal limits of visual acuity when presented with 8K images viewed at a close distance. Subjects feel an increased sense of “realness” in these images.
Understanding 8K TV – Retina is not the limit of resolution: Your brain sees more – nice article describing how the brain processes visual images and why 8K may not be the limit in display devices.
8K is Right on Track – Summary of presentation by Michael Cioni of Panavision on parallels between 4K and 8K adoption.
The dawn of the 8K era? – Good summary of the state of 8K as of IBC 2018
World’s first 8K TV channel launches this week – Summary of the 8K content that is being broadcast by NHK starting December 1 with some nice history on the development effort by NHK.