Joe Kane on 4K

Video guru Joe Kane discusses the emerging display technology known as 4K, UltraHD, or as he prefers for consumer products, 2160p, including the difference between professional and consumer formats, aspect ratios, how big the screen must be to see any benefit, expanded color gamuts, increased bit depths, compression algorithms, HDMI 2.0 versus DisplayPort 1.2, how the new format has the potential to inspire an entirely new television system, answers to chat-room questions, and more.

Run Time: 1:11:30

Joe Kane specializes in the science of electronic imaging, accurately reproducing video on electronic display devices. He has produced several ground-breaking video based programs on the subject, including A Video Standard, Video Essentials, and multiple versions of Digital Video Essentials. He's currently working and lecturing in HDTV program production, digital compression of video for high quality distribution, and HDTV displays that conform to ITU and SMPTE specifications.