The Register reports that the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has “agreed a draft new Recommendation on the technical details for ‘Ultra High Definition Television’,” including technical details for both 4K (3840 x 2160) and 8K (7680 x 4320) displays. Christoph Dosch, Chairman of ITU’s R Study Group 6 said in a statement that “This is clearly...

Panasonic has announced a joint partnership with NHK to produce a 145-inch plasma display at 8K (7680 x 4320) resolution dubbed as “Super Hi-Vision” in Japan. The display is the world’s first 8K display that doesn’t require a backlight. Both the companies together devised a new drive method they claim maintains stability even at 8K. ...