NHK and BBC will use Olympics to showcase Super Hi Vision

Japanese public broadcaster NHK and its UK counterpart the BBC have confirmed that they are joining forces to showcase their Super Hi-Vision next generation TV service at the London Olympics next year.

There will be public viewings using the Super  Hi-Vision system, which transmits images in sixteen times the resolution of regular high definition, in the UK, Japan and the US. NHK plans to make Super Hi-Vision available to Japanese viewers by 2022.

Tags: BBC, NHK, UK