In television, we’re attempting first to make better utilization of the bandwidth, because we think we can eventually get in excess of 2000 lines instead of 525 … and do it on an even narrower channel … which will make for a much sharper picture. We believe in the picture-frame type of a picture, where the visual display will be just a screen. And we hope for a memory, so that the picture will be just as though it’s pasted on there.
Philo T. Farnsworth (born 108 years ago today, on August 19, 1906) predicts UHDTV in a television interview from 1957.