Samsung Preparing for HDR10+

Samsung published an interview that it conducted with Bill Mandel, VP, Digital Media Solutions Lab, Samsung Research America about the development of HDR10+, the technology that the company has developed for PQ-based HDR using dynamic metadata. In the interview, he said that Samsung is working to support both content producers and device makers so that they can use the technology from January 2018. From that date, the technology will be licensed for a ‘management fee’. No licence fee will be payable. As well as working on technology for new content, Mandel said that Samsung has technology to create metadata for existing content.

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So far, there have been no additions to the list of supporters, which was expanded from just Samsung to include Panasonic and 20th Century Fox, which announced their support at IFA. Samsung collaborated with SES to show the use of live HDR10+ at IBC. (BR)