How Are Streaming Providers Scoring At The FIFA World Cup 2022?

by Bob Raikes

Are streaming providers delivering their A-game when it comes to the video quality of the most-watched sports event of the year?  While the world was counting the goals in the first World Cup match …

Tags:Measurement| OTT Video| Streaming Video| Video Quality

ICDM Has IDMS V1.1 and Other Acronyms

by Bob Raikes

One of my favourite sayings as a manager has always been “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”. I’m not sure where the quote came from (Drucker and Deming are both widely …

Tags:Measurement| SID Society| Standards

Wammes Proposes NDT for Bonded Panels

by Bob Raikes

What They Say German display engineering specialist Wammes sent out a press release describing a new method it has for checking the quality of UV-cured Optical Bonding without destroying them. This means that there …

Tags:Measurement| Optical Bonding| Repair

New IDMS Approved

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The ICDM has held a meeting to approve the latest version (v 1.1) of the IDMS standard which is now available for download. The effort has taken nine years to get …

Tags:Measurement| SID Society| Testing

What is the Resolution?

by Bob Raikes

Last week, I looked at ‘How Black is Black?‘ and today I’m reporting on another paper from SID (34-4), presented by Samsung Display , on a new way to specify resolution. Issues about defining …

Tags:Measurement| SID Display Week 2021| Standards| Testing

Apple removes claim that its Pro Display XDR goes ‘far beyond HDR’ in the UK

by Bob Raikes

What They Say DPReview (my favourite photography technology site) reports that Apple in the UK has been forced by the ASA (advertising authority) to withdraw a claim that the display goes ‘Far Beyond HDR’ …

Tags:Apple| Desktop Monitors| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Litigation| Measurement| UK (United Kingdom)

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

New Samsung OLED Panel Stays Clear Outdoors

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say Samsung Display put out a release that said that its latest OLED smartphone panels can reach 1,500 cd/m² with ambient colour coverage of 73% of DCI-P3 and ambient contrast ratio of …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Measurement| Samsung

8K Association updates logo scheme specification for TVs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The 8K Association (and Samsung) said that the association has “adopted broader performance requirements applied to 8K TVs”. It also said that it had upgraded the spec to cover a ” …

Tags:Measurement| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| TVs (TV Sets)

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