First live 4K broadcast in UK

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First live 4K TV broadcast takes place in UK.

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I will certainly nominate CristyRO to create additional content.


#3

4k feels like the next 3DTV. A niche product?

It requires alot of bandwidth at a time when most cableco’s don’t offer 1080p (Here in north america most channels are offer in a compressed 1080i or 720p format).

Unless your sitting 3 ft away from your TV, you need a 70 or 80 inch TV to start seeing a quality difference. Most people don’t have room for TV’s that big.

By the time the world and technology is ready for 4k I’m guessing something else will come along…


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[QUOTE=Zod;2698114]Unless your sitting 3 ft away from your TV, you need a 70 or 80 inch TV to start seeing a quality difference. Most people don’t have room for TV’s that big.[/QUOTE]
It’s similar for me for 1080p. When I have my laptop connected to the living room TV (37"), there is no way I read small text from the sofa, which is aprox. 3 metres (~10ft) from the TV. I had to walk up to the TV everytime I wanted to read a file name. It’s not just me as no one else here could read small print on the TV from the sofa.

So for anyone considering 4K, first try connecting a laptop to the current Full HD set, setting the output to 1920x1080 and reading the date/time at the bottom right of the screen from the sofa. If it can’t be read or is barely readable, then it’s pointless going 4K, at least not without going for a far bigger TV.