2K resolution

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2K resolution

Approximately 2,000 pixels of horizontal resolution in a video frame. Used to rate digital cinema formats, the 2K refers to horizontal resolution in contrast to standard digital TVs, which are stated in vertical lines; for example, 720p and 1080p. For more 2K cinema format details, see 4K resolution. See 2K TV.
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The field trial will implement the DCI specifications for both the 4K format of 4,096 by 2,160 pixels (total resolution of eight million pixels) and the 2K format at 2,048 by 1,080 pixels (total resolution of two million pixels.
M:i:III, which originated in the 2K format, will be up-converted to 4K resolution in real time as part of the DCI-compliant digital cinema playback process.
A Compressed 2K Format Running on AMD64 Technology-based PCs and Windows XP-Revolutionizes 3D Animated Feature's Workflow
For reviewing backed up footage as thumbnails, or to play back 2K and preview 4K video clips, the NSB-25 has a 5-inch 800x400 touchscreen, where it plays back 2K formats in AVCHD, H.
Tektronix will continue to develop additional software upgrades to include 2K formats for its WFM7200 and WVR7200 and additional 2K/4K formats for its WFM8200 and WFM8300 model waveform monitors and WVR8200 and WVR8300 model rasterizers.
Adobe/Cineform: AMD Opteron processor-based systems achieve break through performance for real-time editing of multiple streams in HD and Cinema 2K formats.
Support for 2K formats enables next generation film and video post production and digital cinema as a 512MB frame buffer facilitates the delivery of images of the highest quality.