To capture nature’s insanity, this storm chaser built his own 16K camera rig

Sure, 16K cinema cameras don't yet exist -- but that doesn't mean you can't make your own. Storm chaser and producer Martin Lisius recently captured a 16K time-lapse film that showcases the powerful beauty of supercell storms.
Home Theater

Time for a TV upgrade? Here’s what you need to know about 4K Ultra HD TV

Ultra HD 4K has quickly taken over the world of TVs. But what is Ultra HD 4K, how does it work, and most importantly, should you upgrade, or keep your old TV? We explain it all right here.
Home Theater

8K TV explained: Everything you need to know about the future of television

Though it may seem that 4K TVs are relatively new, there's another even higher-resolution display technology already here: 8K TV. Are you going to need to upgrade? We've got the answers to that question and more.
Home Theater

Samsung’s 85-inch 8K QLED TV is now up for pre-order for a cool $15K

Samsung has taken the wraps off its new 85-inch 8K QLED TV, an ultra-premium display featuring the company's most advanced TV technology available to date. The best news? If you've got $15,000, you can pre-order one right now.
Home Theater

Up close with LG’s 88-inch 8K OLED TV. Here’s why it matters | Video

LG has unveiled the first 88-inch 8K OLED TV and is showing it publicly at IFA 2018. Here's why we're excited to see an 8K OLED, even though naysayers suggest its a technology before its time.

First preproduction units of the Pimax ‘8K’ VR headset to ship to testers in May

The Pimax team updated its Kickstarter post, reporting that preproduction models of its 8K VR headset will ship this month to 10 participants in the closed beta. If approved, the headset will go into production and ship to backers in June.
Home Theater

‘8K? I don’t even have 4K yet!’ The future of television is still far off

As the giants of TV tech show off their latest 8K innovations at this year's CES conference in Las Vegas, some people may be a little more nervous about their next home theater purchase.

Pilot Era offers high-res in-camera 8K stitching, no computer necessary

Developed by a software company, the Pilot Era can handle 8K 25 fps 360-degree stitches internally, without a computer. Stepping down to 4K brings the frame rate up to 60 fps and allows for live-streaming to Facebook and YouTube.
Home Theater

We chatted with Sony President Mike Fasulo about TVs, headphones, and more

Hungry for more CES coverage? We caught up with Mike Fasulo, President and COO for Sony Electronics, on the show floor at CES to chat about TVs, headphones, Sony's philosophy of emotion, and more.

Rocky Mountain National Park looks simply stunning in this timelapse video

Experience Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park in all its glory with this beautiful video, which was shot at 8K resolution, giving viewers a stunning look at the alpine landscapes that are found there.

Red unveils the 8K 60-fps monstrosity called the Monstro 8K

The Red Monstro 8K VV brings expanded dynamic range to 8K, 60 fps video with its latest cinema camera offering. Retailing for nearly $80,000, most will see the effects of the camera in theaters, rather than actual camera.
Virtual Reality

Pimax 5K and 8K VR headset designs push consumer VR envelope

Pimax, the pioneering ultra high-resolution VR hardware developer, has brought its first two commercial designs to Kickstarter for the first time. The 5K and 8K headsets offer the highest resolution of any commercial VR kit.

You aren’t ready for this crazy 8K monitor. No really, you probably can’t use it

Want an 8K monitor? The Dell UP3218K is the only choice. It’s a gorgeous piece of technology that blows away even Apple’s iMac with Retina, but your computer probably can’t handle it.

Sigma's new cinema lenses will begin shipping in May for up to $4,000 each

Sigma is headed into new territory with a lineup of cinema lenses, from primes to fast zooms. The company says that the new product lineup is designed to handle resolution as high as 8K.

Predecessor to mirrorless is officially defunct — so what’s next for Micro 4/3?

The camera system that launched the modern mirrorless camera is now out of production -- so what's next for the Micro Four Thirds system? A recent interview with Olympus researchers suggests 8K video and more dual stabilization is on the…

Explore the sights of Tokyo while in an 8K virtual reality ride in Texas

At this year's South by Southwest, two Japanese companies are letting people tour Tokyo in virtual reality without a headset in a motion VR ride that rocks and shoots air as the video plays in 8K quality.

Picture perfection? Qualcomm says we’ll soon have phones with 6K, 8K displays

You'll soon see the world differently -- and it'll be because of your phone screen. According to Qualcomm, not only are the smartphones of the future going to be running on 5G networks, but they'll also feature 6K and 8K displays

Red’s Helium 8K S35 camera obliterates DxOMark sensor score record

Cinema-oriented camera company Red has outdone itself, beating its already-impressive DxOMark Sensor Score record by more than half a dozen points with its new Helium 8K S35 sensor.