Distance, Resolution, and the Human Eye: An Exercise in Specifying the Right Display


I am amazed at how much traction my last post on 4k vs UHD stimulated.  I have had some great discussions on my arguments in the comments, on LinkedIn, and via email.  They included compliments as well as constructive criticism or some clarifications on some of the finer details.  I love that interaction with readers, especially […]

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Extron Launches HD Video Player


Extron introduced a complete line of HD and 2K Video Players for single and multi-channel applications at the 2010 NAB Show last week. The MMP 9500 is an HD MPEG video player that supports ATSC-compliant formats for single or multi-site digital signage applications. The JMP 9600 Two-Channel JPEG2000 Players are ideal for home entertainment applications. […]

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The Very Simple HD Video Player


RSF’s LoopDVP HD is a very simple HD video player. There are no input controls, and no scripting is necessary. The video files are simply loaded onto the memory card, and the LoopHD plays them back in an alphanumerical loop. It provides Full HD 1080p playback with up to 25MB/s bit-rate. H264, MPEG4, MPEG2, audio […]

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HaiVision’s New MAKITO Is HD H.264 Video Encoding with Component and DVI Inputs


HaiVision launched their latest MAKITO, an HD H.264 encoder that now supports both component analog and DVI inputs.  HaiVision says the MAKITO delivers low latency, full frame rate H.264 encoding of high definition video up to 1080p60, or computer graphics resolutions up to 1280×1024 (SXGA). For more info, to go:  http://www.haivision.com/products/makito

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Olive and THIEL Team Up to Introduce Networked HD Music System


Olive Media and loudspeaker maker THIEL Audio have announced the introduction of the Olive+THIEL HD Music System – a multi-room system that’s networked. Combining the Olive 4HD music server with THIEL’s SCS4 IP-based loudspeakers, the Olive+THIEL delivers what they call “high-resolution audio as it’s meant to be heard and anywhere your home network reaches.” What […]

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