4K video comes to YouTube http://bit.ly/bJsre3
From the Google blog:
Today at the VidCon 2010 conference, we announced support for videos shot in 4K (a reference resolution of 4096 x 3072), meaning that now we support original video resolution from 360p all the way up to 4096p. To give some perspective on the size of 4K, the ideal screen size for a 4K video is 25 feet; IMAX movies are projected through two 2k resolution projectors.
Now there’s somewhere to distribute all those RED-shot movies 🙂
Needless to say, watching 4K from YouTube is going to require a darned fast Internet connection.
Oh, and here’s the backstory from the guy who made the showcase 4K movie for YouTube’s launch today.