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Exhibiting the World’s Most Beautiful TV Images on the Eve of Test 8K Broadcasting!

NHK will exhibit jointly with JEITA, the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association, at the comprehensive CEATEC JAPAN 2015 IT and electronics fair in Makuhari Messe from 7-10 October.

The 85 inch 8K liquid crystal display with HDR*1 (High Dynamic Range) images received a high reputation in September at IBC 2015, Europe’s biggest Electronic Media and Entertainment Exhibition, and will now be exhibited for the first time in Japan for visitors here to view the world’s most beautiful TV images.

The test broadcasting of 8K (Super Hi-Vision) is finally due to commence next year. 8K programs transmitted from the NHK Broadcasting Center in Shibuya, Tokyo, will be relayed via broadcasting satellite to the CEATEC venue for visitors to enjoy the true 8K broadcasting experience.*2

8K displays of various other sizes ranging from 9.6 to 55 inches will also be shown and visitors will be able to view the images on a tablet-sized display. The 9.6 and 17.3 inch displays will be exhibited for the first time in the world. 

*1 Technology for expanding the range of brightness which can be expressed in TV images

*2 Joint experiment with B-SAT (Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation), which holds the license to the experimental BS Channel 17.