Visual Quality


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

Brompton Boosts Low Grey Level Accuracy

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Maker of high quality processing hardware for critical LED wall applications, Brompton Technology, has updated its Tessera software to V3.4 and added has added an extra 3.3 bits of additional precision …

Tags:LED| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Video Wall Processors| Video Walls| Virtual Sets| Visual Quality

Everybody Knows MiniLED has Bigger Halos than OLED, Don’t They?

by Bob Raikes

LCDs backlit with miniLED LCDs are a growing segment of the premium markets for tablets, notebooks, monitors and TVs. We’ve written extensively about the engineering that is inside the Apple miniLED displays that are …

Tags:Apple| Direct Backlights| iPad| MiniLED| OLEDs| Testing| Visual Ergonomics| Visual Quality

Some Quick Takes on 8K “Per-Title” Encoding

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The 8K Association discussed ‘per-title’ encoding (“per-title encoding” is a Netflix term that refers to creating encoding parameters on a scene-by-scene basis) of 8K content with Jan Ozer. There were two …

Tags:Codecs| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Visual Quality

Displaymate Looks at OnePlus 8T

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Dr Ray Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies reviewed the display on the OnePlus 8T smartphone and found that it is a very good display with up to 1,090 cd/m² peak brightness. Like …

Tags:OLEDs| Samsung Display| Smartphones| Testing| Visual Quality

Improving Display Performance in Real World Ambient Light

by Dr. Ray Soneira

Over the last five years the factory display calibration of the best smartphones and TVs has improved to the point where many of them deliver ‘Absolute Color Accuracy’ that is ‘Visually Indistinguishable from Perfect’ …

Tags:Measurement| Smartphones| Visual Quality

Display Seasons in the Sun

by Bob Raikes

There are those that bemoan the detachment of much of modern life from the seasons and many (the lucky ones with gardens and countryside to walk in) have found this Covid year has given …

Tags:HFR - High Frame Rate| Measurement| OLEDs| Samsung| Smartphones| Visual Quality

8K TV: More Than Just Pixels

by Ken Werner

The 8K Display Summit held June 11 at the Millenium Times Square Hotel had 14 speakers and a presentation of content that was deep, broad, and frequently insightful. In yesterday’s DD, my colleague Matt …

Tags:Colour (Color)| Quantum Dots| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Visual Quality| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

What Bob Saw on the Net 17/06/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) Innolux …

Tags:Awards| Innolux| LG Displays (LGD)| OLED TVs| Samsung| sony| TFT| TVs (TV Sets)| Visual Quality

Irystec Gets Funding

by Bob Raikes

We recently reported on Irystec, which has developed technology to better match display output to individuals’ vision, and now the company has said that it has successfully closed Series-A financing with investments from BDC …

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