4K video - piecing together the puzzle

| March 29, 2018

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4K video, also called Ultra High Definition (UHD), delivers stunning beauty and resolution in digital signage and video extension applications. As with all disruptive innovation, it presents issues that can make deployment tricky.Manufacturers of 4K sources and displays must take a holistic approach to testing their products to ensure that they are up to the challenges of an integrated 4K system, liberating system designers and integrators from having to take on this daunting challenge themselves.

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