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NHK tries to prime viewers for 8K with interactive features

Those weary of high def will be pleased to know that NHK isn't talking about 16K

  • At an open house at NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories in Tokyo on May 26, 2015, a staffer zooms in on high-definition video running the broadcaster's Hybridcast broadband service.

  • At an open house at NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories in Tokyo on May 26, 2015, mobile devices running the broadcaster's Hybridcast broadband service play synchronized broadcast video.

  • At a demo held May 26, 2015, at NHK Science & Technology Laboratories in Tokyo, a Hybridcast tablet allows users to choose their preferred camera angle from a pop band concert.

  • An float from Japan's Nebuta festival is displayed in 8K at an open house May 26, 2015, at the NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories in Tokyo.

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