hdr

5_Best_Practices_for_UHD_Workflows

5 Best Practices for UHD HDR Production

Joel Marsden
UHD HDR is setting a new standard for high-quality video experiences. ABI Research forecasts that HDR TV shipments will grow at ....
Football Championship Photo

World Soccer Tournament Broadcasts Set the Stage for Ultra HD and HDR Deployment....

Thierry Fautier
It’s a wrap. The world’s largest soccer tournament recently concluded in Russia, with France earning bragging rights for the next ....
UHD tennis

A Good Start of the Year for UHD HDR

Thierry Fautier
2018 is proving to be a successful year for Ultra HD (UHD) HDR. Recently, DIRECTV announced it will broadcast National ....
UHD-HDR-is-real-Harmonic-jpg

It’s Not a Trick: UHD-HDR is Real

Thierry Fautier
There is no need to adjust your TV set, tablet, or smartphone device: the UHD-HDR image you’re watching is real! ....
NAB 2017 Is Just Around the Corner, What Should We Expect?

NAB 2017 Is Just Around the Corner, What Should We Expect?

Ian Trow
Broadcasters and service providers are keen to start using several innovative technologies that promise to shape our industry. No doubt, ....
CES 2017

What did we learn from CES 2017?

CES 2017, the ultimate, fantastical La La Land for us “nerds,” is sadly over. But the first tech treat of ....
high dynamic range HDR

HDR schemes and the issues governing quality color conversions (Part 2)

Anyone attending IBC this year will have been made aware that the addition of High Dynamic Range (HDR) is now ....
BLOG_All aboard the HDR Tram, UHD happenings at IBC2016

All aboard the HDR Tram, UHD happenings at IBC2016 (Part 1)

The recognition that High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a vital component for any UHD channel was universal at the show, ....
Why 2016 Is Turning Out To Be The Year Of Ultra HD

Why 2016 Is Turning Out To Be The Year Of Ultra HD

Ultra HD (UHD) started being deployed several years ago, mostly in Japan and Korea, with some sporadic launches in other ....
Storage for UHD

Storage for UHD: Go Big, Go Home… Or Adapt

There are many challenges when making the shift to UHD in the production environment. While you may not change much ....
Vegas NAB Takeaways – Virtualization, Cloud and IP Networking (Part 3 of 3)

Vegas NAB Takeaways – Virtualization, Cloud and IP Networking (Part 3 of 3)

While HDR and UHD might have grabbed all the headlines at NAB 2016, for those commissioning video solutions, the real ....
ViBE 4K HEVC Encoder Scores Again With Second French Open UHD Broadcast, This Time

ViBE 4K HEVC Encoder Scores Again With Second French Open UHD Broadcast, This Ti....

This time last year, our ViBE 4K HEVC encoder was brand-new – having just been launched at the 2015 NAB ....
HDR Workflows and the Complexities of Grading, Tone Mapping and HDMI

Vegas NAB Takeaways – HDR Workflows and the Complexities of Grading, Tone Mapp....

As mentioned in part 1, High Dynamic Range (HDR) featured large at both CES and NAB. Not surprisingly CES concentrated ....

Vegas NAB Takeaways – 4K, UHD and HDR (Part 1 of 3)

As expected, 4K / UHD was rejuvenated by the addition of High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a host of carefully ....
Read the Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016

The Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016

Now that 2016 is underway, there’s no better time than the present to start thinking about where our industry is ....
Watching the Holy Door opening ceremony in UHD

Watching the Holy Door opening ceremony in UHD

This is a worldwide premier: the ceremony of the opening of Holy Door on December 8 in Vatican, marking the ....

HDR for Only HD Services?

SMPTE’s “Bits or Bucks” panel discussion on HDR/WCG for HD or 4K UHD took the concepts discussed in last week’s ....

Delivering Extra UHD Pixels

The premise that more pixels doesn’t mean better pixels is now well recognized amongst those broadcasters and content aggregators contemplating ....

What’s in Store for NAB 2015?

I expect three themes to dominate the show, the continued adoption of IP enabling the migration of generic network product ....

Will Live UHD Come Soon?

Undoubtedly the buzz starting off this year was around 4K video on demand (VOD) services, with little tangible evidence relating ....

Video Developments at CES 2015

Ignore the wearable tech and drones, it’s time to pay pilgrimage to the latest video developments at CES 2015. As ....

Does 4K Need HDR to Succeed?

As mentioned in my previous blog, before the summer break, HDR has featured large on the agenda as being the ....

How Does Colorimetry Relate to UHD?

The initial justification for a move towards 4K was largely made based on improved resolution. However, frame rate has long ....