Ron Wilson, Altera
You lusted after the early demonstration units. You watched with growing anticipation as more vendors announced products. As prices began to fall, you laid your plans. And then at the perfect moment, you pounced! A 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) TV, with a screen the size of a dining table, a two-page list of features, and a final price well under $1000 was yours.
You’ve taken delivery, unpacked all the bits, and several volumes of easy instructions later, you’ve set it up. Now let’s watch some UHD.
The answer to the question you are about to ask is a multi-part story involving standards, psychology, politics, economics, and a fascinating new chapter in digital microelectronics. And it ends with you actually getting to watch true 4K content on your new TV, eventually.
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