Development of Real-time HDTV-to-8K TV Upconverter

Seiichi Gohshi, Shinichiro Nakamura, Hiroyuki Tabata

Abstract

Recent reports show that 4K and 8K TV systems are expected to replace HDTV in the near future. 4K TV broadcasting has begun commercially and the same for 8K TV is projected to begin by 2018. However, the availability of content for 8K TV is still insufficient, a situation similar to that of HDTV in the 1990s. Upconverting analogue content to HDTV content was important to supplement the insufficient HDTV content. This upconverted content was also important for news coverage as HDTV equipment was heavy and bulky. The current situation for 4K and 8K TV is similar wherein covering news with 8K TV equipment is very difficult as this equipment is much heavier and bulkier than that required for HDTV in the 1990s. The HDTV content available currently is sufficient, and the equipment has also evolved to facilitate news coverage; therefore, an HDTV-to-8K TV upconverter can be a solution to the problems described above . However, upconversion from interlaced HDTV to 8K TV results in an enlargement of the images by a factor of 32, thus making the upconverted images very blurry. An upconverter with super resolution has been proposed in this study in order to fix this issue.

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Gohshi S., Nakamura S. and Tabata H. (2017). Development of Real-time HDTV-to-8K TV Upconverter . In Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017) ISBN 978-989-758-225-7, pages 52-59. DOI: 10.5220/0006116000520059


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@conference{visapp17,
author={Seiichi Gohshi and Shinichiro Nakamura and Hiroyuki Tabata},
title={Development of Real-time HDTV-to-8K TV Upconverter},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017)},
year={2017},
pages={52-59},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006116000520059},
isbn={978-989-758-225-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 4: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2017)
TI - Development of Real-time HDTV-to-8K TV Upconverter
SN - 978-989-758-225-7
AU - Gohshi S.
AU - Nakamura S.
AU - Tabata H.
PY - 2017
SP - 52
EP - 59
DO - 10.5220/0006116000520059