Apart from this, Matsushita said it will embark on a project to develop technology for recording Digital Hi-Vision
images to SD memory cards.
New analysis from Frost & Sullivan,Super Hi-Vision
- Impact in Key Applications, finds that Super Hi-Vision
, also known as 8K has a resolution of 7680 x 4320 pixels which is twice as much as that of 4K and 16 times that of HD.
is an 8K television system, featuring 16 times the resolution of today's HD, together with a much higher frame rate of 120 progressive images a second.
In May 2011, Sharp and NHK jointly developed the world's first(3) direct-view 85-inch LCD compatible with 8K Super Hi-Vision
NHK continued the strategy when promoting Hi-Vision
, which, as it turned out, failed spectacularly to catch on among consumers during the past decade.
It will also produce exclusive products, including Hoyalux iD freeform progressive lenses, the AR coating Hi-Vision
LongLife and Eyvia 1.
Systems started as a family firm installing TV aerials in the 1970s and, today, majors in helping viewers prepare for the big switch to digital - due for completion by 2011.
This doesn't include the hundreds of millions NHK has poured into developing its high definition formats, Hi-Vision
and Super Hi-Vision
, over the last 40 years.
The BD-HD 100, to be priced at about 320,000 yen, features a built-in hard drive capable of recording 160 gigabytes of data, or approximately 19 hours of digital Hi-Vision
That's 120 minutes of digital hi-vision
recording, folks, or three times that (360 minutes, or 6 hours' worth, for the mathematically challenged) and up to 12 hours of recording in Long Play mode.