Ed Driscoll

INTERNET2 UPDATE: Forget HDTV--Internet2 just

INTERNET2 UPDATE: Forget HDTV–Internet2 just streamed Super High Definition (SHD) full motion digital imagery in real time from a server in Chicago to a projector in Los Angeles. Canada’s Canarie System (the Great White North equivalent of Internet2), has more details.

What’s SHD? The Canarie press release describes Super High Definition has having “four times the resolution of HDTV, and 24 times the resolution of standard definition video. Transmission of SHD via network requires sustainable high-speed connectivity of 1 gigabit per second over multiple hops without significant packet loss, delay or jitter.

What’s Internet2? Read all about it in my Tech Central Station article from earlier this month.