Satellite 2015: Are We Ready for Ultra-HD? Driving Bandwidth Compression and Efficiency for 4K

17 March 2015 15:00 - 16:15

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room: 209, Washington D.C., United States

Satellite 2015: Are We Ready for Ultra-HD? Driving Bandwidth Compression and Efficiency for 4K

Event: Satellite 2015, 16-19 March 2015, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., United States

Type: Debate

Speaker: Amongst other industry players Thomas Van den Driessche, CCO, Newtec

Topic: Are We Ready for Ultra-HD? Driving Bandwidth Compression and Efficiency for 4K

The 2014 World Cup delivered sports material in the highest quality Ultra HD and proved that consumers will buy Ultra HD content. Satellite’s potential as the technology of choice to enable the technological transition to Ultra HD has triggered the development of more efficient transmission technologies, but will satellite be ready to broadcast the type of Ultra HD quality expected in 2016 and meet the technical requirements for Ultra HD home services? This session analyzes these issues and explores the debates surrounding frame rates, resolution and sampling, and the resulting impact on satellite delivery. Learn which technologies broadcasters are focusing on in order to maximize efficiency in preparation for Ultra HD.

Speakers

Thomas Van den Driessche
Thomas Van den Driessche

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Thomas Van den Driessche holds a Master’s degree in electronics and marketing from the University of Ghent. Thomas started out as a Product Manager in the broadcast and AV market and was awarded s…
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