Here some updated notes from my research last year into HEVC & UHDTV. I’ve aimed this at a general audience.
HEVC – High Efficiency Video Coding
A new more efficient video compression format is coming that will eventually replace the current standard workhorse H.264/MPEG4-AVC used by online video services.
So with HEVC/H.265 current video formats could require half the bit-rate to stream or, to think of it another way, download at twice the speed.
UHDTV – Ultra High Definition Television
There is also a new digital video format and screen size on the horizon, UHDTV or ‘4K’.
‘4K’ is a confusing term because there are a lot of them, which is…
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