Originally Posted by zombie10k
no one is arguing that 12bit 4K content isn't going to be amazing. The point is, it's an extremely
niche market at this moment since the vast majority of the population doesn't have a 4K resolution projector that costs $25,000 retail. You guys are lucky that RED is such an early adopter of technology that was created to generate steam for their new 4K projector.
Who is going to be able to easily access the Sony 4K content server in the near future? Are you guys really relying on Sony to update the VW1000 in a few years if a new HDMI standard is established? who knows what Sony will be doing in 2+ years from now.
I can't wait for 4K to come to earth at reasonable prices in a few years with content that is as readily available as BD is now. Who wouldn't want better PQ for the same price? We just have to wait.
First, the 3d of Finding Nemo is not a conversion. It is a remake in that any animation except where human video is inserta are totally computer generated and the make is no different than if it had vbeen issued in 3D to begin width. There is absolutely no conversion loss as there would be in a video shot in 2D and than artificially processed to make it sorta look like it was poorly shot in 3D. Of course some conversion can be good but they are very very very costly to convert.
Sony. I trust the company will do what it says. The promise of the no charge lease of a server with periodic updated content as an inducement to buy an expensive panel is an enforceable contract against Sony. It is also a stop gap. Sony within the next year will I believe have 4HD disc content and a player and one thaty has long bit length yada yada.
A friend of mine is buying the Sony panel and has offered to loan me his server when he gets it so I can watch it on my 1000ES.
Next year or the year after everyone will be upgrading to machines that accept 4K in and play it real or pseudo like the JVCs.
My rant is about Blurays. Forget about 4K. They suck in comparison to DCI 2K feeds which of course I just a tiny bit higher than 1080p in resolution,
the masses here including my good friend who is very very knowledgeable have not a clue as to how bad they are in comparison. If you did, you would be screaming. We are victims of technological compromises. Who needs better? Everyone here. If DVD was Ripple, and Bluray is a Gallo Jug. DCI2K is a fine fine wine. There is that much difference.
Anyhow I am off to my distributor to pick up a 5020 for a customer.