Ultra HD 4K and Beyond: Rec. 2020 Glimpses the Future of TVs

The International Telecommunications Union is the regulatory body that establishes the parameters by which all TVs and their related paraphernalia (cameras, etc.) work. Without them, every TV show would look different on every TV.

To help with the adoption of Ultra HD, otherwise known as “4K,” they’ve put out the sexy sounding Recommendation ITU-R BT.2020. What does it mean for you?

Well, not much. Wait! Keep reading! True, these standards are for Ultra HD TVs, but they tell a lot about where the ITU expects and hopes televisions to go.

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