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Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology Today, 01:17 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
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 Yesterday, 01:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,140
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 Yesterday, 01:04 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
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 Yesterday, 12:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,140
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: 4,577
Views: 781,451
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: 1,512
Views: 81,853
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: 4,577
Views: 781,451
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: 1,512
Views: 81,853
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: 1,512
Views: 81,853
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: 1,512
Views: 81,853
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...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-11-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 81,853
Posted By Richard Paul
I think Ultra HD Blu-ray could do better than...

I think Ultra HD Blu-ray could do better than Laserdisc if the studios make the format as convenient to watch as possible. Also considering how expensive Laserdisc style pricing would be there are...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-11-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
Posted By Richard Paul
I am willing to give HDR a fair chance since it...

I am willing to give HDR a fair chance since it sounds reasonable for video to move beyond 100 nits but it worries me that there is such a push to increase the average brightness. I think HDR is...
Forum: Display Theory and Discussion 01-11-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,041
Posted By Richard Paul
There would be less banding with 10-bit Rec. 2020...

There would be less banding with 10-bit Rec. 2020 than there would be with 8-bit Rec. 709 but I do expect 12-bit video to be used for professional applications. I would be happy if 12-bit video was...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-10-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 81,853
Posted By Richard Paul
I hope that Ultra HD Blu-ray does better than...

I hope that Ultra HD Blu-ray does better than that and while technical specs are important any new video format needs to be convenient. Allowing for the movie to be quickly reached and making resume...
Forum: Display Theory and Discussion 01-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,041
Posted By Richard Paul
The Rec. 2020 color space is about twice the size...

The Rec. 2020 color space is about twice the size of the Rec. 709 color space. When going from 8-bit video to 10-bit video you get 4 times the precision for each color component and 64 times the...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-09-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 81,853
Posted By Richard Paul
Scott Wilkinson reported from CES...

Scott Wilkinson reported from CES (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/286-latest-industry-news/1838569-uhd-alliance-introduced-ces-2015-a.html) that the UHD Alliance is working on a certification program...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-09-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 81,853
Posted By Richard Paul
I think after what happened with AACS managed...

I think after what happened with AACS managed copy it is reasonable to be skeptical about any optional DRM system that can allow people to copy an entire disc onto their computers.

If the studios...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-09-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
Posted By Richard Paul
I just read ITU/MPEG documents/websites, online...

I just read ITU/MPEG documents/websites, online articles, and internet forums.


It will be interesting to see if the ITU UHDTV group and the SMPTE group pick the same HDR system or if they pick...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-08-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
Posted By Richard Paul
I think if the new coding tools can show a 20%...

I think if the new coding tools can show a 20% improvement on normal video content, and not just carefully selected video clips, than it could happen. My concern is that in only the first three years...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-07-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
Posted By Richard Paul
MPEG made an AHG that is looking into creating...

MPEG made an AHG that is looking into creating additional HEVC profiles for HDR/WCG video if a large compression improvement can be shown. I would mention though that MPEG also made an AHG that...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-07-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 81,853
Posted By Richard Paul
That prototype Ultra HD Blu-ray player is...

That prototype Ultra HD Blu-ray player is impressive and hopefully most of the BDA agrees with Panasonic.

12-bit video would be nice but it would delay the launch of the format.

The Rec. 2020...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 01-05-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
Posted By Richard Paul
ACES 1.0 was officially released a few days ago...

ACES 1.0 was officially released a few days ago (http://www.oscars.org/science-technology/sci-tech-projects/aces) and they also released the technical documents for it...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 12-25-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
Posted By Richard Paul
The compression method is important since in...

The compression method is important since in general for 4K at 60 fps video 50:1 compression with Motion JPEG would look horrible but 500:1 compression with HEVC would look great.

What Penton was...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 12-22-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4,577
Views: 781,451
Posted By Richard Paul
Hope you get better soon Penton. The...

Hope you get better soon Penton.

The "Guardians of Peace" behave the same way as North Korea, their wording is the same as North Korea, the programming language used in the cyber attacks was...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 12-18-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 81,853
Posted By Richard Paul
While it only adds a few million to finish a...

While it only adds a few million to finish a major movie in 4K there is little profit in it. I think it is short sighted to only look at the current fiscal year but that is why even the next Star...
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