HDR - High Dynamic Range


A Testing Scandal or Just ‘Early Days’?

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TV image quality Maven, Vincent Teoh, on his HDTV Test channel has identified an issue with Samsung’s S95B QD-OLED TV. He found that images of HDR video were a little brighter …

Tags:Colour Quality| HDR - High Dynamic Range| QD OLEDs| Samsung| Testing| TVs (TV Sets)

Harmonic Boosts Streaming Video Experiences with HDR10+

by Artem Alekseenko

Harmonic announced that it has added support for HDR10+ technology to its VOS®360 cloud streaming platform and XOS software-based advanced media processing solution, enabling richer video experiences with punchier, more dynamic images. “Harmonic has …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Streaming Video

Sharp Adds Another Layer for Two Million to One Contrast

by Bob Raikes

Despite my interest in dual layer LCD technology, it looks as though I missed an interesting article about a development of a version with even more contrast, as much as 2,000,000:1, at last year’s …

Tags:Broadcast Monitors| Dual Panel LCDs| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Medical| R&D (Research & Development)| sharp

Sony’s Entry Level X80K 4K TVs on Sale Now

by Artem Alekseenko

Sony Europe has announced the retail availability of its 2022 X80K 4K HDR televisions . The entry level sets come in a wide array of screen sizes and are on sale now at select …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| sony| UltraHD (4KTV)

DCI Explains and Decides what HDR is in Cinemas

by Bob Raikes

In February, Sterling Silva of Paramount Pictures introduced an interesting webinar on what DCI, the organisation that coordinates digital content and systems in cinemas, thinks about what a true HDR experience is in theatres. …

Tags:Cinema| DCI Compliance| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Testing

Eutelsat Organises a Webinar on UHD

by Bob Raikes

Satellite broadcaster, Eutelsat gave an update on the development of 4K and its impact on content creation and consumption in a webinar that you can view here. The panellists were: Andrea Michelozzi of Communicare …

Tags:Broadcast| Europe| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Italy| Satellite| UltraHD & 4K

New LG OLED TV update will give owners a Dolby Vision boost

by Bob Raikes

What They Say LG has said that TVs with its Alpha 9 Gen 5 processor will be upgraded to support Dolby Vision IQ with Precision Rendering, the version of Dolby Vision intended to optimise …

Tags:Dolby Vision| HDR - High Dynamic Range| LG Electronics (LGE)| TVs (TV Sets)| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Dell’s U3223QE Ultra-black Sharable 32-in 4K Monitor

by Jon Peddie

There are occasions and situations where it would be really great if you could share your big screen 4k monitor with two PCs, maybe they are both yours or maybe one is a visitor’s. …

Tags:Dell| Desktop Monitors| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Windows

Brazil Chooses LCEVC Codec Enhancement – UHD HDR @ 5 Mbps

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We’ve been following V-Nova and its Codecs for a number of years now. Just a couple of weeks ago, we missed a release from the firm that said that MPEG-5 LCEVC …

Tags:Brazil| Codecs| HDR - High Dynamic Range| UltraHD & 4K

What is Source-Based Tone Mapping?

by Chris Chinnock

Source-Based Tone Mapping (SBTM) is a new technology developed by the HDMI Forum to solve a specific problem. The problem is an inconsistent viewing experience when the source device (set top box, gaming console, …

Tags:HDMI| HDR - High Dynamic Range

Advanced HDR by Technicolor and ATSC 3.0 Collaborating with Hisense for TV Deployments

by Artem Alekseenko

During last month’s CES conference, Hisense announced it is collaborating with ATSC 3.0 and Advanced HDR by Technicolor for integration into upcoming ULED TVs. The announcement demonstrates how the broadcast and consumer device ecosystems …

Tags:ATSC| Collaboration| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Hisense| OTT Video| Technicolor