In this video, snakes are forced to slither between two boards. The boards are placed successively closer together until the poor snake is wriggling. But this isn’t about annoying a snake — it’s about physics.
If you’ve ever tried to squeeze data down into a tiny file, you’ll know that there comes a point where you can’t get it any smaller. This video explains why that is.
No one is actually going to drop $US25,000 on a fabulous 84-inch 4K TV without something to watch on it. So to get the broadcast ball rolling, Sony has demonstrated a real-time satellite transmission system that cleverly compresses a 4K signal without reducing its stunning image quality.