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Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 09-19-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 14,312
Posted By Richard Paul
I hope that BT.2020 will be supported when they...

I hope that BT.2020 will be supported when they decide on the final specs for 4K Blu-ray. My great worry is that the CE companies will choose short term sales over long term success.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 09-07-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 14,312
Posted By Richard Paul
Personally I would prefer 4K Blu-ray get delayed...

Personally I would prefer 4K Blu-ray get delayed a bit than for them to start removing features. While it is always possible to add optional features later on that tends to decrease the chance of...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 09-06-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 14,312
Posted By Richard Paul
My guess is that the website which posted that it...

My guess is that the website which posted that it was backward compatible made a mistake.


4K Blu-ray, and future premium UHDTV services, will most likely require HDCP 2.2.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 09-06-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 14,312
Posted By Richard Paul
The NTSC color space was a problem since even...

The NTSC color space was a problem since even after 40 years of development CRT displays couldn't get close to it. In the early 1990's it made sense to use a smaller color space for HDTV so that it...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 09-05-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 14,312
Posted By Richard Paul
I was delighted to find out that 4K Blu-ray would...

I was delighted to find out that 4K Blu-ray would support the BT.2020 (or Rec. 2020) color space and this is the first time that a wider color space has been a standard feature on a consumer video...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 09-05-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 14,312
Posted By Richard Paul
http://www.cnet.com/news/4k-blu-ray-discs-arriving...

http://www.cnet.com/news/4k-blu-ray-discs-arriving-in-2015-to-fight-streaming-media/

The CNET article gives a few more details and says that 4K Blu-ray will be capable of 10-bit video, the BT.2020...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 08-17-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
The BBC has released a white paper on their HDR...

The BBC has released a white paper on their HDR system (http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/publications/whitepaper283) which is one of the proposed HDR systems for UHDTV. While Dolby is a better with marketing...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 08-15-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,297
Posted By Richard Paul
There is a huge difference between JPEG2000 and...

There is a huge difference between JPEG2000 and HEVC in how they encode video. JPEG2000 is intra only compression so each picture is encoded separately. Intra only compression has the advantages of...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 08-11-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,297
Posted By Richard Paul
The mastering display color volume SEI message...

The mastering display color volume SEI message was recently added to HEVC which was proposed by Movielabs and based on SMPTE 2086. It includes metadata that specifies the color primaries and dynamic...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-29-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,297
Posted By Richard Paul
Nanosys posted about it on their website...

Nanosys posted about it on their website (http://www.nanosysinc.com/dot-color/2014/5/22/is-the-rec2020-uhd-color-broadcast-spec-really-practical).
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-27-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,297
Posted By Richard Paul
DCI P3 getting chosen for UHDTV would be a...

DCI P3 getting chosen for UHDTV would be a victory for the studios, since they wouldn't have to upgrade their equipment, but in my opinion it would be a defeat for consumers since the color space...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-24-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
If you avoid the fake download links, and make...

If you avoid the fake download links, and make sure to uninstall any codec software, you could try the K-Lite Codec Pack (http://www.codecguide.com/download_kl.htm).
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-24-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,297
Posted By Richard Paul
I have to hand it to the studios that who ever...

I have to hand it to the studios that who ever they have advocating for the DCI P3 color space seems to be doing a good job of convincing people that it would be good enough. Which is unfortunate...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-20-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,297
Posted By Richard Paul
It would be nice to know how much of a difference...

It would be nice to know how much of a difference there is between the two. A lot of companies use 6-bit+FRC and say that it is almost as good as 8-bit but I have never heard of any double blind...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-18-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
Here is a link to a section of the HDMI website...

Here is a link to a section of the HDMI website (http://www.hdmi.org/manufacturer/hdmi_2_0/hdmi_2_0_faq.aspx) which has a chart showing what HDMI 2.0 can do at maximum bandwidth.


I like how...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
HDMI 2.0 can do 12-bit 4:2:2 though for consumer...

HDMI 2.0 can do 12-bit 4:2:2 though for consumer video that should be more than sufficient. Realistically the best that 4K Blu-ray will support would be 12-bit 4:2:0 and that is only if the BDA...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-04-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
Hopefully it will be an option for YouTube videos...

Hopefully it will be an option for YouTube videos and it was a nice surprise to find out that VP9 will get support for 12-bit video.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 07-03-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
Google has announced that they are working on new...

Google has announced that they are working on new profiles for VP9 that will support 12-bit video. The new profiles should be done later this year and when combined with what is happening with HEVC...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-27-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
No other gamut mapping methods have been proposed...

No other gamut mapping methods have been proposed and since the proposal deadline was June 20th it is unlikely that any other methods will be considered. The Technicolor proposal is in the latest...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-25-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
I expect 4K Blu-ray to support DCI P3 but there...

I expect 4K Blu-ray to support DCI P3 but there is no native way for HEVC to encode it (even with the latest HEVC draft (http://phenix.it-sudparis.eu/jct/doc_end_user/current_document.php?id=9096))...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-15-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
The video compression rate is not a fixed value...

The video compression rate is not a fixed value and it depends on the resolution and frame rate. HEVC supports larger coding blocks that more efficiently encode higher resolution video. Also I have...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 06-13-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
With the Main 12 profile my guess is that it...

With the Main 12 profile my guess is that it could be done at about 25 Mbps for broadcast quality video.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-24-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,297
Posted By Richard Paul
HEVC is the name of the standard which can be...

HEVC is the name of the standard which can be seen in the specification document (http://www.itu.int/rec/T-REC-H.265). While the ITU and MPEG have their own internal names for HEVC all of the...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-12-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,297
Posted By Richard Paul
The range extensions amendment was completed in...

The range extensions amendment was completed in April but the ITU is going to wait until July to create the second version of HEVC so they can also add the scalable extensions amendment. Sony has...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 05-11-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 601,081
Posted By Richard Paul
xvYCC had plenty of problems and I agree that the...

xvYCC had plenty of problems and I agree that the Dolby perceptual gamma curve has a much better chance of success. On a technical level the Dolby perceptual gamma curve looks good so it could do...
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