Experience the Next Generation of Hi-Fi Entertainment at NHK’s 8K Theater

NHK 8K Theater, SXSW 2019

Experience the next generation of high-fidelity entertainment at NHK’s 8K Theater!

Featuring a 440-inch screen using Sony’s Crystal LED display system, and immersive 22.2ch surround sound, the world’s first 8K broadcast network NHK brings a genuine next-gen experience to SXSW.

Rock out to world premiere footage from Sting & Shaggy’s recent tour in glorious 8K, then stop by later to experience a virtual 8K tour of Tokyo on a screen implementing Sony’s state-of-the-art Crystal LEDs, which offer precise color reproduction on a 99% black surface area using 0.003 mm2 ultrafine LEDs, viewable from 180-degrees.

For the Tokyo Virtual Tour, a special guest tour guide straight from Japan will take you through some of Tokyo’s most famous neighborhoods, complete with facts about these popular tourist destinations.

Enjoy the next generation of high-fidelity entertainment at NHK’s 8K Theater right in the middle of SXSW.

8K Theater
March 11-13, 10:00am-6:00pm

Tokyo Virtual Tour
March 11-13, 6:30pm

Located at Grimes Studio, 500 E 5th St., Austin, TX.

Photo and content by NHK

By Chris Backus