NHK Broadcast Rio Olympics in 8K Format to Meet 2018 Target
Japanese public broadcaster NHK launched a satellite channel with 8K Super Hi-Vision (SHV) content in August delivering broadcast of Rio Olympics opening and closing ceremonies in 8K format . The 8K broadcast for the Olympic games is a trial for official 8K TV launch in Japan in 2018. Rio Olympics 8K broadcast will not be available to Japanese households but NHK is broadcasting it to selected public viewing locations in the cities of Tokyo and Osaka.
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