8K Display Summit outlines content-creation tools and upscaling TVs that are moving the 8K ecosystem forward, but value myths and bandwidth bottlenecks must be overcome. At the 8K Display Summit held by the 8K Association, Samsung outlined its complete ecosystem. 8K streaming could launch as soon as 2020, which is expected to drive sales. The 8K ecosystem is moving ahead but facing multiple challenges, from skepticism among consumers and content creators to the need for more efficient video-compression codecs, fatter broadband pipes, and faster Wi-Fi networks to deliver native 8K content to consumers in a big way. That’s the word from the 8K Display Summit, held in New York City on June 11 by the 8K Association to promote 8K to content creators, pay-TV and streaming providers, and others. The association admits that consumers, many content-creation professionals, and service providers must still be convinced that 8K delivers a significant enhancement to picture quality over 4K and that it’s practical to deliver native 8K to homes via the Internet, satellite TV and cable TV. To challenge the myth that an 8K images’ 33.2 million pixels are too densely packed for the eye to resolv...