Video Quality


UCSD and Meta AI Work Up Video Frame Interpolation for VR and AR Headsets

by Omid Rahmat

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Meta AI have developed a new video frame interpolation method that achieves smoother slow-motion video progression using something called Flow-Agnostic Video Representations for …

Tags:Augmented Reality| meta| Video Quality| VR

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

Links Week Starting 7th November 2022

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. For the next couple of weeks, we …

Tags:AUO| Automotive| AVOD| Display Drivers| Keyboards| OLED TVs| Qualcomm| Video Quality| Vizio

SsimWave Can Detect Banding in Streaming

by Bob Raikes

What They Say SsimWave has been granted a US patent for image and video banding detection. The patent describes the method by which the firm’s products and metric address banding effects in an image …

Tags:Testing| Video Quality| Visual Quality

Let’s Keep the OLED Scientists Busy with More Colours

by Bob Raikes

The I-Zone is always an interesting feature of the Display Week Exhibition. The Committee that runs the area, which is populated by research efforts and start-ups, chooses a winner and an honouree. This year’s …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Multi-Primary| Projectors| R&D (Research & Development)| Video Quality| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

VESA Improves Things for Gamers and Media Consumers

by Bob Raikes

VESA has just announced a new logo programme for gaming displays and video displays that should make life much better for gamers, content creators and consumers and set makers (although not those that may …

Tags:Game Playing| Streaming Video| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| VESA| Video Quality

E Ink Confirms Kaleido 3 Frame Rate

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Following the comments that E Ink’s latest Kaleido 3 colour EPD technology could support video and animations, we reached out to the firm which confirmed that the new panels can support …

Tags:E Ink| EPD (Electrophoretic)| Video Quality

Schnelltest Available to Test TV HDR

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Image quality guru, Florian Friedrich, has published a 4 minute YouTube video that provides test material (including HDR 10 and HDR10+ metadata) for setting up HDR TVs and displays. The YouTube …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| Testing| Video Quality| YouTube

DPReview TV: iPhone 13 Pro review – shot on the iPhone 13 Pro!

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We mentioned the new Apple iPhone 13 cinematic mode (Apple’s Cinematic Mode Impresses) The reivew was impressed, so we were surprised to see a comment from DPReview, our favourite digital photography …

Tags:Apple| Cameras| iPhone| Video Quality

Poynton Defines “Scene Referred” Video

by Bob Raikes

My second article from the HPA Tech Retreat is a little ‘down in the weeds’ of HDR and the talk I’m covering was given by Dr. Charles Poynton, whose book on digital video I …

Tags:HDR - High Dynamic Range| HPA Tech Retreat 2021| Video Quality