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 picture on the way: 8K TV. Are you going to need to upgrade? We've got the answers to that question and more.
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.
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.

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.