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HDR On-Set Monitoring: Considerations & Best Practices

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Netflix has published a guide for its content partners on the advantages and considerations for HDR monitoring on-set, although such monitoring is not a requirement for the firm. The firm sees …

Tags:ACES| Colour Management & Processing| HDR - High Dynamic Range

HDTV Test Looks at Apple’s Calibrator

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Yesterday I reported on the C|Net article that looked at Apple’s TV calibrator app. Just after publishing it, I spotted that HDTVTest’s Vincent Teoh had also looked at the system and …

Tags:Apple| Colour Management & Processing| iPhone| Testing

C|Net Tests Apple’s iPhone Colour Balance Feature

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Apple recently announced a system to use an iPhone to adjust the colour balance of a TV connected to an Apple TV box. CNet tested the system and found, basically, that …

Tags:Apple| Colour Management & Processing| Power Consumption| STBs

FSI Introduces Upgraded AM211 and BM211

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Flanders Scientific has updated its AM210 and BM210 monitors to the AM211 and BM211, which are direct replacements at the same price, but with 96% of P3 coverage compared to Rec. …

Tags:Broadcast Monitors| Colour Critical Monitors| Colour Management & Processing| LCD Backlights

Links for w/c 12th April 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. Energy Harvesting Shows New Signs Of Life …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Colour Management & Processing| Financial Data| MWC 2021| Power Supplies| Remote Controls| sony| SVOD| TVs (TV Sets)

IRT Points to the Need for 3D Colour Measurement in HDR

by Bob Raikes

Today, I’m going to dig down into the weeds of a topic that has become important in the display industry in recent years, especially since the arrival of HDR, and that is colour volumes. …

Tags:Colour Management & Processing| HDR - High Dynamic Range| R&D (Research & Development)

And the Academy Award Goes To….

by Bob Raikes

This week, specialist display and visual systems maker, Eizo, had some good news to announce about its monitors. It has won an Scientific and Technical Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and …

Tags:Awards| Colour Critical Monitors| Colour Management & Processing| Eizo| Measurement

You Can Extend the Idea of Gamut Rings

by Bob Raikes

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about a new way of charting the performance of displays using gamut rings. This week, I was able to catch up with display guru Brian Berkeley (along …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Colour Management & Processing| Measurement| Rec 2020| Rec 709| RGBW| SID Society| sRGB| Testing

Oppo Will Have a Full CMS Next Year

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Oppo said in its technical event this week that its Find X3 series would support the DCI P3 colour gamut with 10 bit colour and that it would have a managed …

Tags:China| Colour Management & Processing| Smartphones

You Can’t Describe Colour Volume in 2D. Or Can You?

by Bob Raikes

Colour has been much on my mind recently, after the recent articles on WCG and content that I published. In those articles, I talked a lot about colour gamuts and showed a 2D diagram …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Colour Management & Processing| Testing| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Nice quick video tutorial on colour and colour grading

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We spotted this very good tutorial on the importance and concepts of colour grading video. What We Think Colour is a tricky topic. This is a slickly produced tutorial that does …

Tags:Colour Grading| Colour Management & Processing