UHD

The Reality of UHD HDR Deployments

Thierry Fautier
Shipments of consumer television sets supporting high dynamic range (HDR) in the United States are projected to reach more than ....
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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 ....
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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 ....

Live UHD Streaming of Sports is Gaining Momentum

Thierry Fautier
In 2015, the NFL streamed an entire football game over the internet. As the first live sports event to be ....
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 ....
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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 ....
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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 ....
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 ....
The First Live UHD Broadcast in France

The First Live UHD Broadcast in France

The French broadcast industry passed a milestone last month with the country’s first live broadcast in Ultra High Definition (UHD). ....

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 ....

NAB 2016: UHD Demo with HDR

Learn more about UHD workflows. ....
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What to Expect from the 2016 NAB Show

There is no doubt that High Dynamic Range (HDR) will dominate discussions at NAB, while virtualization, IP interfacing and rationalized ....
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Top Video Predictions in 2016: Codecs and Standards

Part 4 of  The Top 16 Predictions for the Video World in 2016. There will be a flurry of video codec and ....
The ViBE 4K: a must-have UHD solution

The ViBE 4K: a must-have UHD solution

Broadcasters and Operators are looking forward to address the early adopters of Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV sets. The pace ....
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 ....

VR 360 Video: An Immersive Video Experience

VR 360 or virtual reality video has been in the limelight with the Oculus acquisition by Facebook for $2B, and ....

VidTech InFocus: Electra X

In this episode of VidTech InFocus, Keith Lissak, Product Marketing Director, takes an in-depth look at: Harmonic Electra X — ....

VidTech Insider: Live UHD Demo

In this episode of VidTech Insider, we learn how Harmonic and SES® joined forces to deliver three days of live and linear UHD ....

VidTech Insider: The State of UHD

How Bright will Your Next TV Be?

The last few blog entries I’ve written have made the case for HDR assuming that viewer accessible screens will be ....

Gearing Up for ANGA COM 2015

This year at ANGA COM 2015, Harmonic will showcase a comprehensive range of solutions designed to bring increased operational efficiencies ....

Next Stop, Singapore…BCA 2015

At BroadcastAsia2015, stand 5C3-01, Harmonic will showcase market-leading products that enable efficient and cost-effective delivery of high-quality video experiences. Our ....

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 ....

Is UHD Ready for Prime Time?

The readiness of UHD to address the needs of up and coming channel launches is the key issue being asked ....

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 ....

What’s the Outlook for HEVC?

Back in January 2013, the HEVC standard was published by ISO, promising to greatly improve video compression efficiency. You may ....

Top Takeaways from IBC 2014

1) Targeted Advertising is now getting the attention it deserves, no doubt prompted by the success of the Web. Even ....

4K in Context

My job presents some great last minute opportunities to view the video market from different perspectives. Having just recovered from ....