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“HD”Tube: YouTube moves toward 1080p

YouTube is moving toward a 1080p Hi Def video capability, just as we long-predicted.

This video may be “1080p,” but the frame-rate is slow, and the video motion is thus not very smooth. George Ou estimates the bit-rate at 3.7 Mbps, which is not enough for real full-motion HD. But we’re moving quickly in that direction.

Getting Jacked Up in Three Dimensions

I’ve written a lot about what comes after high-definition (HD) video. New concepts like Ultra-HD from Japanese company NHK and IMAX-at-Home from Hewlett-Packard could be real by the middle of next decade. But that great TV innovator the National Football League is already ahead of the game.

Next week, a game between the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders will be broadcast live in 3-D to theaters in Los Angeles, New York and Boston. It is a preliminary step on what is likely a long road to any regular 3-D broadcasts of football games.