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Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-02-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
At the moment HEVC has two HDR transfer...

At the moment HEVC has two HDR transfer functions. SMPTE ST 2084 from Dolby and Hybrid Log-Gamma from the BBC/NHK. While I think Technicolor has done a lot of important research in how to improve...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-28-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
The BBC/NHK transfer function was added to HEVC...

The BBC/NHK transfer function was added to HEVC so there are now two different ways to encode HDR video in HEVC. Overall I think it is good to have the option to use a relative luminance HDR system...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-26-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
After looking over the proposals at the current...

After looking over the proposals at the current HEVC meeting there does seem to be two issues with SMPTE 2084 HDR. The first is that the combination of SMPTE 2084 HDR and 4:2:0 chroma subsampling...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-21-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
Several companies have published a document on...

Several companies have published a document on HDR (http://phenix.it-sudparis.eu/jct/doc_end_user/current_document.php?id=10049) at the recent HEVC meeting. It lists several consumer displays that...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-11-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
The BBC/NHK have proposed their HDR system with...

The BBC/NHK have proposed their HDR system with the NHK posting the transfer function (http://phenix.it-sudparis.eu/jct/doc_end_user/current_document.php?id=10036) and the BBC posting an explanation...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-06-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
The NHK recently showed off a laser backlit 4K...

The NHK recently showed off a laser backlit 4K LCD with 98% coverage of the Rec. 2020 color space (http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20150530/420860/). They say that the display has the...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-04-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
At 93.7% gamut coverage the prototype displays...

At 93.7% gamut coverage the prototype displays sound nice and it is even better to hear that a major company was promoting them.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-25-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 14,511
Posted By Richard Paul
Several dictionaries consider refusing to buy a...

Several dictionaries consider refusing to buy a product out of protest to be a boycott. Lack of interest is often the reason for not buying a product but with DIVX a lot of people didn't buy it...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-25-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 14,511
Posted By Richard Paul
For someone who says that this poll doesn't...

For someone who says that this poll doesn't matter you spend a considerable amount of time in this thread trying to convince people that they should accept any kind of DRM that is used. History...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-23-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 195,990
Posted By Richard Paul
While the improved contrast ratio of the laser...

While the improved contrast ratio of the laser projector helped I think reviews of Tomorrowland in Dolby Vision show that HDR is noticeable and CNET gave a glowing review of it...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-23-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
ATSC has uploaded several videos from their...

ATSC has uploaded several videos from their recent ATSC 3.0 conference and here is a link to the presentations (https://vimeo.com/atsc/videos). The speaker for the ATSC 3.0 video system does a good...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-23-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 195,990
Posted By Richard Paul
For SMPTE 2084 the disc will have metadata that...

For SMPTE 2084 the disc will have metadata that will allow the Ultra HD Blu-ray player to convert the HDR video stream to a SDR video stream.

The metadata on the Ultra HD Blu-ray disc will be...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-23-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
A laser projector would have a higher contrast...

A laser projector would have a higher contrast ratio and the brightness was higher at 31 fL (which is 106 nits). If the same brightness level is used for HDR movies than I will be alright with HDR...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-22-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,092
Posted By Richard Paul
The NHK has said that they will start testing 8K...

The NHK has said that they will start testing 8K broadcasts next year and that they are hoping to have a channel by 2018. Also the NHK promoted analog HDTV for years before switching to digital HDTV...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-20-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
My guess would be the joint proposal from the...

My guess would be the joint proposal from the BBC/NHK since it would have a reasonable cost, would work with displays in different brightness environments (dark, dim, or bright), and is well suited...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-18-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 14,511
Posted By Richard Paul
None of the studios did that with DIVX silver...

None of the studios did that with DIVX silver discs (rental discs that people paid an extra fee to allow for unlimited viewing) and the servers for that video format were turned off two years after...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-18-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
The BT media company has released a research...

The BT media company has released a research paper on UHDTV (http://www.mediaandbroadcast.bt.com/wp-content/uploads/D2936-UHDTV-final.pdf) and at 50+ pages it provides a good amount of details.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-17-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
I think things will be fine with HDR video on...

I think things will be fine with HDR video on Ultra HD Blu-ray since it will include human graded metadata. With TV production the cost is more of an issue and broadcasters are very concerned with...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-17-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By Richard Paul
It is easy to make claims when the encoder is...

It is easy to make claims when the encoder is proprietary and covered by an NDA. In my opinion if V-Nova believed that Perseus was competitive with HEVC they would have publicly released the encoder...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-17-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
The HDR standard for UHDTV might be finished by...

The HDR standard for UHDTV might be finished by July (http://svgeurope.org/blog/headlines/higher-dynamic-range-ebu-and-vendor-analysis-from-the-nab-show/) and a few people from the ITU gave reports...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-13-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 195,990
Posted By Richard Paul
I remember that AACS managed copy was mandatory...

I remember that AACS managed copy was mandatory and yet it somehow never got released so I am skeptical of digital bridge which is optional. The studios may talk about it now but sadly a combination...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-13-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 14,511
Posted By Richard Paul
It might be outdated information but here is a...

It might be outdated information but here is a link to the presentations from the 45th BDA meeting (https://wikileaks.org/sony/docs/05/docs/@BDA/July%20Montreal/BOD45_Presentations%20Final.pdf).
...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-04-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 14,511
Posted By Richard Paul
My answer would be no. I can buy a Blu-ray disc...

My answer would be no. I can buy a Blu-ray disc and play it 30 years from now but with a format that requires online authentication there is a chance it won't play 3 years from now. A studio might...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 04-25-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 195,990
Posted By Richard Paul
Here is a link to a Sony document...

Here is a link to a Sony document (https://wikileaks.org/sony/docs/05/docs/BDA/September%20Berlin/VPSG%20Report%20to%20FEST_20130911.r01.pptx.pdf) that covers the first meeting votes from BDA...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 04-23-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,120,698
Posted By Richard Paul
If Technicolor is proposing it to SMPTE that...

If Technicolor is proposing it to SMPTE that would mean they are hoping to make it a standard. I was just a bit surprised that Technicolor didn't make a HEVC proposal though I guess they have no...
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