3D World Conference 2011 in NYC: Are you ready for 4K? How about 3D in 4K?
By Rodolfo La Maestra
Who needs 4K?
One thing is having James Cameron looking for better quality image on filming his new Avatar 2, more resolution such as 4K3D, and faster shooting speed to smooth out the frame rates of 3D imaging, such as the 48 frames-per-second, 60 fps, or even higher he commented recently, rather than the typical 24fps.
Another very different thing is applying the same approach for the “in-between” steps in the food chain of equipment and transmission after the camera/production point all the way to the display device at home, including broadcasting, pre-recorded media, HDMI standards, wiring, A/V equipment, enhanced compression algorithms, and the TV itself. Such idea naturally motivates a “not-again” natural reaction from consumers.
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