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Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-01-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
I looked at the 3D HEVC standard and the only...

I looked at the 3D HEVC standard and the only profile listed is the 3D Main profile which is limited to 8-bit video. Apparently the people who worked on 3D HEVC decided that 8-bit video was good...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-26-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
Couldn't a Ultra HD Blu-ray player convert the...

Couldn't a Ultra HD Blu-ray player convert the optional HDR systems into 12-bit SMPTE ST 2084? Unless Dolby Vision has a licensing restriction that prevents conversions to other HDR systems the only...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-23-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
I heard that constant luminance gave a slight...

I heard that constant luminance gave a slight decrease in bit rate but that it caused other problems which is why both methods were added to the UHDTV standard. Since non-constant luminance has been...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-22-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
The recent version of the HEVC proposal from...

The recent version of the HEVC proposal from Movielabs includes some BDA slides about Ultra HD Blu-ray (http://phenix.it-sudparis.eu/jct/doc_end_user/current_document.php?id=9870). Most of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-20-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
The optional HDR systems could deliver better...

The optional HDR systems could deliver better video quality since they would allow for a higher bit depth (12-bit or more). Whether the optional HDR systems will stick around will depend on how much...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-20-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 40,427
Posted By Richard Paul
The Movielabs proposal for more HDR metadata...

The Movielabs proposal for more HDR metadata (MaxFALL and MaxCLL) has been added to HEVC. The HDR metadata was mentioned in the Panasonic slides for Ultra HD Blu-ray...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-14-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
From day 4 of the HPA Tech Retreat...

From day 4 of the HPA Tech Retreat (http://provideocoalition.com/awilt/story/hpa-tech-retreat-2015-day-4) the "Enhancing the Creative Palette while Preserving the Intent from Camera to Consumer"...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-14-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
That is impressive and I noticed that Warner...

That is impressive and I noticed that Warner Bros. has decided to do 10,000 nits HDR with 10-bit video. Dolby made their 10,000 nits HDR system so that each brightness step in the luminance range...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-14-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
Computer monitors with a resolution of 4096x2160...

Computer monitors with a resolution of 4096x2160 have been around for several years and at 31" with a cost of over 1000 pounds that is not aimed at consumers. It would be a lot easier for Hollywood...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-13-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
I have been reading some of the articles released...

I have been reading some of the articles released about the HPA Tech Retreat and will summarize some of the things that sounded interesting.

From day 1 of the HPA Tech Retreat...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-13-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
Impressive, and it is nice to hear that they have...

Impressive, and it is nice to hear that they have started looking into it. My guess is that they will stick with 12-bit video and use a new transfer function but both methods would lead to the same...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-13-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Richard Paul
The math in that article is very wrong. A bit...

The math in that article is very wrong. A bit rate of 12 Megabits per second with a runtime of 80 minutes only adds up to 7.2 GB.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-07-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
Thanks, and I try to keep informed on video...

Thanks, and I try to keep informed on video developments.

While it may be swimming against the tide for some reason I just couldn't help but jump into that thread.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-06-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
Movielabs changed what was initially a complaint...

Movielabs changed what was initially a complaint about the NHK HDR system into a proposal (http://phenix.it-sudparis.eu/jct/doc_end_user/current_document.php?id=9872). It is a bit hard to tell if the...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-02-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
Considering how much the CE companies have...

Considering how much the CE companies have promoted 4K resolution my guess is that most 2K movie titles will be upscaled to 4K resolution. It may just be wasting bits but upscaling video is easy to...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 02-01-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
Movielabs have made a few proposals at the...

Movielabs have made a few proposals at the current HEVC meeting. One proposal was basically a potshot at the NHK HDR system for how they described the purpose of a transfer function. Not surprising...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-31-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,417
Posted By Richard Paul
The schedule for HEVC development is beyond the...

The schedule for HEVC development is beyond the control of the BDA so waiting for the 3D HEVC profiles would be the easiest option. The BDA could delay the Ultra HD Blu-ray format until that is...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-31-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
It might not have any effect on Ultra HD Blu-ray...

It might not have any effect on Ultra HD Blu-ray but I have heard some good arguments for a relative luminance HDR system. The problem with an absolute luminance HDR system (such as the Dolby HDR...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-31-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,417
Posted By Richard Paul
The BDA would have to delay Ultra HD Blu-ray at...

The BDA would have to delay Ultra HD Blu-ray at least a year if they wanted 3D HEVC to be included in all players. Also it wouldn't make economic sense for them to make 3D a mandatory feature on all...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-30-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
The NHK has made a proposal to add their HDR...

The NHK has made a proposal to add their HDR system to HEVC (http://phenix.it-sudparis.eu/jct/doc_end_user/current_document.php?id=9804). As a relative luminance HDR system I think the NHK proposal...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-30-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
30 fps looks the same on a 60 Hz display...

30 fps looks the same on a 60 Hz display regardless of whether it is sent to the display at 30 fps or 60 fps since either way it has to be on the display for 1/30th of a second. The only benefit in...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-26-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 823,415
Posted By Richard Paul
I was reading up on the MPEG plan for adding a...

I was reading up on the MPEG plan for adding a new HDR/WCG profile (http://mpeg.chiariglione.org/standards/exploration/high-dynamic-range-and-wide-colour-gamut-content-distribution/draft-call) and I...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-26-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
30p is easy to do with 60p so I would not...

30p is easy to do with 60p so I would not consider that to be a problem. As for 48p the $50+ worth of video processing that would have been needed for 60 Hz displays to convert unwatchable motion...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-15-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
AV Watch has posted some details about Ultra HD...

AV Watch has posted some details about Ultra HD Blu-ray (http://av.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/series/dg/20150113_683374.html). The article includes several Japanese slides from Panasonic and here is a...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-11-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 101,578
Posted By Richard Paul
AACS managed copy never happened despite it being...

AACS managed copy never happened despite it being heavily promoted by the HD DVD promoters which is why I am skeptical about whether Digital Bridge/Extension is going to happen. I would love to be...
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