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I wouldn't be surprised to see some sort of 8K upscaling in 4-5 years though. They are going to need to something "new" to market and hype. It will probably start in flat panels then move into some projectors.
Native 2K -> Pseudo 4K -> Native 4K -> Pseudo 8K -> Native 8K...

Those incremental steps continually fuel the money machine...and drive us crazy trying to keep up in the process. If everyone had FttH (Fiber-to-the-Home), 8K would be much easier to broadcast and roll out at a much faster rate. We need better infrastructure in place so we can even utilize the full capabilities of 8K, it's only as fast as the weakest link. If it's doable OTA (over-the-air) like DirecTV, or via satellite laser broadcast like Japan NHK has been testing, that would be even better. Granted it would probably be highly compressed 4320i (interlaced) for 16:9 broadcast material.

http://www.nhk.or.jp/8k/index_e.html

Just give me 8K | Rec. 2020 | 4:4:4 | 120fps | 48-bit color depth | 64 audio channels | and a top shelf margarita with a shot of Grand Marnier on the side, pronto! Is that too much to ask for?

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Just give me 8K | Rec. 2020 | 4:4:4 | 120fps | 48-bit color depth | 64 audio channels | and a top shelf margarita with a shot of Grand Marnier on the side, pronto! Is that too much to ask for?
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some addition info on the LG PF1500 1080P pico LED projector

http://translate.google.com/translat...-726&sandbox=1

it looks like Cine4home has seen a pre-production model, I'd like to hear what he thinks about it.

It has some interesting wireless features built in like Miracast which I use all the time with my Android and Win 8.1 Surface to broadcast photos and video to my TV's / Projectors. It also claims 3D support, 2D -> 3D + CFI.
here is a lengthy discussion on this new pico 1080P model from Cine4home and I can't understand a word of it.

It looks like they are taking a good look at the PQ @ around 20 mins in, running through a variety of different content. I would like to know what Ekkhart is saying.

Anyone speak german that can assist with basic executive summary? This looks brighter than I was expecting.


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