Chapter 15Recording the Story

“There is absolutely no need or reason at this time to believe that 8K is for home television. With 4K, we have reached the limit of display resolution that can reasonably be observed in a home television environment.”

—Tore B. Nordahl, Television Consultant

“Don’t become too emotionally attached to a medium for its own sake—there’s no future in it.”

—Leonard Guercio, Producer, Director, and Educator


Codec: A device or software that enables compression or decompression of digital video.

Digital recording: The digital system regularly samples the waveforms and converts them into numerical (binary) data. This allows many generations of copies to be made without affecting the quality of the image.

Flash memory: ...

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