4K resolution, also called 4K, refers to a horizontal resolution on the order of 4,000 pixels and vertical resolution on the order of 2,000 pixels. Several 4K resolutions exist in the fields of digital television and digital cinematography. In the movie projection industry, Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) is the dominant 4K standard.
In television and consumer media, 4K UHD or UHD-1 is the dominant 4K standard. By 2015, 4K television market share had increased greatly as prices fell dramatically during 2014 and 2015. By 2025, more than half of US households are expected to have a 4K-capable TV (2160p), which would be a much faster adoption rate than that of FullHD (1080p).
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14° European Digital Forum
15-16 June 2017, Real Collegio, Lucca, ItalyCRIT is present (Friday, June 15th at 11:45 am) to the 14th European Digital Forum in Lucca with a contribution of the Director, Dr. Alberto Morello, and of the Ing. Gino Alberico on “5G...
Workshop 'Evolution of Television Technologies' - 2nd part
12nd of April 2017Technical meeting promoted by the Order of Engineers of the Province of Turin on technologies and new video format , which will take place in the RAI headquarters in Via Cavalli.
Seminario "Evoluzione delle Tecnologie Televisive" - 24 maggio 2016
Seminar has been organized by Centre for Research and Technological (CRIT) Innovation, on March 24th 2016, in collaboration with the Order of Engineers of the Province of Turin.
'Stanotte a Venezia', first Rai transmission in UHD HDR
An event with the contribution of the Rai Research CenterThe broadcast involved several corporate structures, from Rai Research Center, Satellite Direction and Rai Way and broadcast on Tivùsat platform. The transmission took place on Eutelsat’s...
Project and Activities
4K, the evolution of Television
The prospects for a new way of watching TVMore pixels or best quality pixels? The problems of a higher resolution signal against an improved quality signal. The challenges of Rai and Reserch Centre towards a high technical quality...
High Dynamic Range
The evolution of television signal: same definition, best pixelsThe High Dynamic Range allows a significantly improved image. The pixels that compose the image are high quality compared to the current pixels, with more information content. The signal reproduced...
DVB-S2X - the DVB-S2 extension for the future of satellite communications
First 4k HEVC satellite transmission using DVB-S2X from TurinBorn as an extension of second generation satellite broadcast standard DVB-S2, the DVB-S2X offers new configurations that provide improved performance in S2 scenarios (DTH, broadband and...