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Matrox ST 2110 NIC and SDI I/O Cards Enable World’s First Live 8K UHD 5G TV Broadcast for Leading Chinese Broadcast Organization

August 4, 2021

On February 11, 2021, China’s leading broadcast organization celebrated Lunar New Year’s Eve with a live, 8K UHD 5G TV broadcast of a national spring festival event that eclipsed all of the night’s other live coverage. As the first-ever live 8K UHD 5G TV broadcast, the event marked not only the beginning of a new year, but also the position of China as a key competitor in global 8K UHD 5G TV development. Enabled by the Matrox SMPTE ST 2110 network interface controller (NIC) and SDI I/O card-equipped China Digital Video (CDV) Graphite 8K online character generator (CG) system, the leading broadcast organization was able to provide transcendent real-time coverage of one of China’s biggest televised events of the year.

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