Saturday, May 18, 2024

Expedition Films First 8K Footage of Titanic Wreck Site

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OceanGate Expeditions has released new, high-resolution footage of its latest dive to the wreck of the Titanic at the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean.

The footage was shot in 8K and premiered this past weekend on OceanGate’s YouTube channel, garnering 1.1 million views in the first two days.

According to OceanGate Expeditions President Stockton Rush:

“The amazing detail in the 8K footage will help our team of scientists and maritime archaeologists characterize the decay of the Titanic more precisely as we capture new footage in 2023 and beyond. Capturing this 8K footage will allow us to zoom in and still have 4K quality which is key for large screen and immersive video projects. Even more remarkable are the phenomenal colors in this footage.”

The new footage shows new, never-before seen details of the historic wreck site, according to OceanGate Expeditions Titanic expert and veteran Titanic diver Rory Golden:

“I had never seen the name of the anchor maker, Noah Hingley & Sons Ltd., on the portside anchor. I’ve been studying the wreck for decades and have completed multiple dives, and I can’t recall seeing any other image showing this level of detail. It is exciting that, after so many years, we may have discovered a new detail that wasn’t as obvious with previous generations of camera technologies.”

Check out the new footage below.

First 8K Video of the RMS Titanic

John Liang
John Lianghttps://www.deeperblue.com/
John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.

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