Evolution of TV: ultra-high definition television HDTV

Since 1990s a new technology enabling transmission of video data with resolution more than HDTV (1920×1080 pixels) had been researched before in a series of corresponding standards was released 2004-2010. Now they are known as 4K and 8k Ultra High Definition standards. 4K UHDTV (2160p) is 3840 pixels wide by 2160 pixels tall (8.3 megapixels), [...]

Evolution of TV: the retrospective and modern trends

Some key dates: 1884: first electromechanical television system is patented 1911: first world’s transmission of simple shapes by a Russian scientist 1927: first long-distance public television broadcast from Washington – birth of analogue terrestrial television 1936: broadcasting of the Olympic Games in Berlin BBC starts the world’s first public regular broadcasting service 1950s: color television broadcasts in USA, [...]