Rec 709


Dolby Surveys on Manual vs Automatic SDR Grading

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Dolby conducted a survey of content professionals to find out what they thought of SDR content that was automatically derived from Dolby Vision mastered content. The background and results of the …

Tags:Colour Grading| Dolby Vision| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Rec 709

Getting to BT 2020 — OLEDs vs. LCDs

by Barry Young

In 2012, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an international agency regulating telecommunications under the umbrella of the U.N., released its recommendations for the Ultra HD market to help define the parameters for future video …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Quantum Dots| Rec 2020| Rec 709

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

So, There’s no Colour Content above P3 Gamut, is There? (Part 2)

by Bob Raikes

This is the second part of a short series on how wider colour gamut content is coming to the market. Yesterday , I looked at how the technology allows content with wider colour gamut …

Tags:Blu-ray| Cinema| Colour Grading| Dolby| Rec 2020| Rec 709| UltraHD| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

So, There’s no Colour Content above P3 Gamut, is There? (Part 1)

by Bob Raikes

Mea culpa. Sometimes, you have a fixed idea in your mind and although things around you are changing, like the apocryphal ‘frog in the saucepan’, the little changes don’t register and you don’t notice …

Tags:OLEDs| Quantum Dots| Rec 2020| Rec 709| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Dell Achieves 99% DCI-P3 – With LCD

by Tom Allen

A new LCD monitor, spotted on Dell’s Chinese website, boasts very wide colour gamut coverage and factory calibration. Known as the UP3017 (not to be confused with the UP3017Q, an OLED monitor seen at …

Tags:AdobeRGB| DCI P3| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Rec 709| sRGB| Vol 23 - Issue 24| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

BenQ’s W2000 Supports Rec. 709

by Bob Raikes

We’ve written quite a lot over the last few months on issues of colour in projection, provoked largely by two things – a change of our view on 3LCD’s CLO measurement (we now take …

Tags:BenQ| DLP Projectors| Large Display Monitor| Rec 709| Vol 23 - Issue 19

Color Gamuts and Getting To “True” Colors

by Steve Sechrist

A Kingswood, Surrey BBC engineer once told me that in his R&D lab, NTSC was an acronym for “Never Twice the Same Color” (Ha!) and even though this was a light swipe at our …

Tags:Measurement| Rec 2020| Rec 709| Vol 23 - Issue 15

New iPad Pro 9.7 “Best Performing LCD Display”

by Steve Sechrist

Along with full support for not only sRGB/Rec.709 but the latest the DCI-P3 color gamut (used in DCI Digital Cinema) Dr. Ray Soneira’s latest DisplayMate shoot-out proclaims Apple’s new iPad Pro 9.7 as “by …

Tags:Apple| DCI P3| DisplayMate| iPad| Mobile Display Monitor| Rec 709| Shoot Outs| Testing

Could P3 Be the Next Stage for WCG?

by Bob Raikes

I seem to have spent a lot of the last few weeks talking about, looking at and thinking about display colour. Although we have published a huge amount about high dynamic range (HDR), with …

Tags:Apple| Colour Management & Processing| DCI P3| Rec 2020| Rec 709| Vol 22 - Issue 47| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Dell Extends Colour Gamut With GB-R Backlights

by Tom Allen

Dell has revealed three new monitors in its Ultrasharp line, which focuses on high resolution and accurate colour. All three models – the 31.5″ UP3216Q, 27″ UP2716D and 25″ UP2516D – support the DCI …

Tags:AdobeRGB| DCI P3| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Large Display Monitor| Rec 709| sRGB| Vol 22 - Issue 39| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)