According to data from top market researchers, the 8KA membership now includes TV brands that hold over 40% of the TV market in the United States in the 1st half of 2019 and an estimated 90% of 8K panel production to date. With such a broad representation of companies that are driving the future of the highest-resolution TVs and displays, the 8K Association expects its broad membership base to continue to work together to define and promote 8K technology standards throughout the ecosystem of content, distribution and display.
The newly released tech spec includes specifications for 8K Input Parameters (bit depth, frame rate, chroma sub-sampling), Display Performance (resolution, peak brightness, black level, color gamut, white point), and the Interface & Media formats (High Dynamic Range, codec).
● Resolution: 7680 x 4320 pixels
● Input Frame Rate: 24p, 30p and 60p frames per second
● Display Luminance: More than 600 nits peak Luminance
● Codec: HEVC
● Interface: HDMI 2.1
● Additional performance and interface specifications (available to members)
The 8K Association(8KA), has 16 members and expanding. 8KA’s newest members include Astro Design, ATEME, Chili, Innolux, Intel, Louis Pictures, Novatek, Samsung Display, Tencent, V-Silicon and Xperi. They join Samsung Electronics, Panasonic. AU Optronics, Hisense and TCL. Also in the process of joining is UltraFlix.
8KA board members include AUO, Hisense, Panasonic, Samsung Electronics and TCL plus newly added Board members Samsung Display, Tencent and Xperi.
8K Association - www.8KAssociation.com