TV-BAY Issue 79 July 13

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much smoother movement, some lamented that it did not have the ‘film look’, but was more like live TV. A few others reported feeling nauseous though perhaps the latter was more a result of the 3D and the way some scenes were shot. Still it is the number ‘4K’ that hogs the headlines and not HFR, HDR or big colorspace. But put together they do mean better pictures. Strangely, most people most of the time will not see the full 4K resolution, unless viewers change their habits and get up close to the screen, at no more than 1.5 screen heights distance. So it becomes apparent that we really do probably notice more than we may think about the In Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda’ it was her specification of moving images. Dad, Mr Wormwood, who said, However, it must be a good idea ‘The bigger the telly, the smarter to create a system that is capable the man.’ And he was right, but not of delivering great fidelity, as then in the way he thought. However, viewers can see the results just as there are limits and 84-inch panels the director intended. When they seem to be it to fit our houses want it to look real, it will be pretty without reverting to extensive close. When they want to create structural alterations. Even so, a mood, you can pick that up too. viewers are still unlikely to sit close Shutter speed, frame rate, camera enough and see all the detail. That filters, lighting... and don’t forget means 8K is definitely a step to far. the sound, and more, are all a part of the look. TV 4K 6/26/2013 the 7:23:41 PM for domestic use. is limit 1 TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 79 JULY 2013 | 39 TV-BAY079JUL13.indd 39 09/07/2013 16:51