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Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-28-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
Posted By Richard Paul
VP9 allows for 10-bit, 12-bit, 4:2:2, 4:4:4, and...

VP9 allows for 10-bit, 12-bit, 4:2:2, 4:4:4, and the Rec. 2020 color space. I don't know if/when those features will be seen on YouTube but VP9 can do it.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-28-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 42,006
Posted By Richard Paul
10-bit HDR will likely be acceptable to consumers...

10-bit HDR will likely be acceptable to consumers though I wish that HDR video could have completely avoided banding. Dolby's early testing with a test pattern showed that 11-bit video was needed to...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-27-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 42,006
Posted By Richard Paul
They are only looking at 10-bit video which is...

They are only looking at 10-bit video which is disappointing since the easiest way to improve HDR is to use 12-bit video. Also besides sounding short sighted it seems a bit late since any new profile...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-22-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
Posted By Richard Paul
I think it is possible but HDR was added to HDMI...

I think it is possible but HDR was added to HDMI as though it was a minor update so I do wonder how perfectly it will work when the vast majority of HDMI 2.0 products coming out this year weren't...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-22-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
Posted By Richard Paul
HDMI 2.0 added support for higher bandwidth, Rec....

HDMI 2.0 added support for higher bandwidth, Rec. 2020 color space, multiple audio streams, and several other features. One thing that HDMI 2.0 didn't add was HDR support and they added that on...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-12-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
Posted By Richard Paul
I have a Panasonic Plasma TV that got a channel...

I have a Panasonic Plasma TV that got a channel logo burned into it less than two years after I bought it and it had a 100,000 hour lifespan. I also have a Samsung Galaxy S4 that got burn in less...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-09-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
Posted By Richard Paul
I think OLED has great potential when it comes to...

I think OLED has great potential when it comes to video quality but lifespan is an issue for OLED. Without some huge improvement in OLED lifespan I think that HDR could be a big problem for OLED.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-07-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
Posted By Richard Paul
For the HDR video what bit depth was used, what...

For the HDR video what bit depth was used, what transfer function was used, and what display was used to view it? That would give us a better understanding of why you expect HDR to look bad when it...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-06-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
Posted By Richard Paul
The information released about Ultra HD Blu-ray...

The information released about Ultra HD Blu-ray indicates that it won't support 3D video, the 3D HEVC standard that was released last month only supports 8-bit video, and it will be at least two...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 03-01-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
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, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
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 02-22-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
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, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
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, 03:41 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
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, 03:25 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 42,006
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, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4,822
Views: 871,399
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, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4,822
Views: 871,399
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, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
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, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4,822
Views: 871,399
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, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4,822
Views: 871,399
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, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
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, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4,822
Views: 871,399
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, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4,822
Views: 871,399
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, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 117,617
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, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4,822
Views: 871,399
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...
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