Super Hi-Vision and Its Encoding System

  • Shinichi Sakaida
Part of the Signals and Communication Technology book series (SCT)


The Super Hi-Vision (SHV) is an ultra high-definition video system with 4,000 scanning lines. Its video format is 7,680×4,320 pixels, which is 16 times the total number of pixels of high definition television and the frame rate is 60 Hz with progressive scanning. It has been designed to give viewers a strong sense of reality. To make the system suitable for practical use, such as in broadcasting services, a high-efficiency compression coding system is necessary. Therefore, we have developed several Super Hi-Vision codec systems based on MPEG-2 and AVC/H.264 video coding standards. In this chapter, details of these codec systems are described and transmission experiments using the codec systems are introduced.


Forward Error Correction Video Codec Encode System Video Format Transport Stream 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shinichi Sakaida
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  1. 1.NHK Science and Technology Research LaboratoriesTokyoJapan

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