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— by Jordan O’Brien: As the industry begins to move toward 8K displays, with the launch of both consumer and commercial-grade models, Sony is thinking about what’s after 8K. Well, naturally, we just double the resolution again, and that’s exactly what Sony is thinking, with the firm revealing that it is currently installing the largest 16K screen in the world at a new research centre in Yokohama, Japan.
The new research centre has been built for the Japanese cosmetics group Shiseido, and features a 63ft by 17ft display that stretches between the first and second floors. The display itself is made up of several Crystal LED modules, although the individual modules appear as if they’re part of one wide unit. Sony has said before that thanks to the modular nature of its Crystal LED technology, any resolution and size is possible – and now it’s putting its technology where its mouth is…
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April 16, 2019