Business / Tech Aug 1, 2016

NHK begins 4K, 8K high-definition test broadcasting

Public broadcaster NHK on Monday started 4K and 8K ultra high-definition test broadcasting on its BS satellite channels, aiming to verify the technology and popularize it ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The resolution of 4K broadcasting is roughly four times as detailed ...

High-def 4K taking center stage this year

Business / Corporate Oct 3, 2013

High-def 4K taking center stage this year

by Kazuaki Nagata

Electronics makers are promoting their 4K, or ultra-high-definition, display technology in a big way at Japan's biggest electronics fair with the aim of stimulating some demand. For the last few years, Panasonic Corp. strongly pushed home energy management systems and related home appliances at the ...