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Visual Acuity and the Impact on Bandwidth Requirements

Arris Services
Written by Warren Kelly | Published in
First published: 01-01-2013
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Create DateJuly 10, 2014
Last UpdatedMarch 31, 2015

UHDTV is more than just higher resolution: it can be thought of as a step towards enabling digital media to seem almost as real as the real world. When the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-R) set out to define the parameters of UHDTV, they were motivated by the desire to provide viewers with an experience that virtually covers all of the human visual field.

The big question is: Will UHDTV be worth it? Will people find the UHDTV experience a compelling improvement over HDTV? How much will it cost operators? Will UHDTV be good business?

This white paper provides some information that might help us answer those questions.

A Brief on Visual Acuity and the Impact on Bandwidth Requirements