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Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology Today, 06:20 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
The HDR standard for UHDTV is still being...

The HDR standard for UHDTV is still being discussed and 12-bit consumer HEVC decoders won't be released for a good while so I can understand why they would wait on HDR. I do wonder though how much...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology Yesterday, 08:30 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
I consider myself a moderate supporter of HDR...

I consider myself a moderate supporter of HDR (400 nits sound nice while 10,000 nits sounds like fantasy) but I did wonder how they were going to do Dolby HDR with 10-bit video. I guess the answer...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology Yesterday, 04:51 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
Blu-ray 3D is only used on a tiny percentage of...

Blu-ray 3D is only used on a tiny percentage of titles, was needed since the revival of 3D didn't really start until after Blu-ray had been released, and Blu-ray 3D titles generally cost $5 to $10...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-23-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
I don't think an update at CES would have much...

I don't think an update at CES would have much effect on people who would want 4K video on DirecTV or Netflix. Also while the people who hate physical media are going to hate 4K Blu-ray I think it...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-22-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
I would prefer to hear something as long as it...

I would prefer to hear something as long as it isn't bad news (we decided that 4K resolution is the only feature that is needed, that 50 GB discs are sufficient, that 8-bit video is fine for consumer...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-22-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,847
Posted By Richard Paul
Since the BDA is still working on the 4K Blu-ray...

Since the BDA is still working on the 4K Blu-ray specification my guess is that the information about it is confidential.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-22-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By Richard Paul
The simpler the video standard the easier it is...

The simpler the video standard the easier it is to encode it in software so I don't think we will ever get to the point where we have a completely universal video standard. If you have 20% to 30%...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-12-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
While Blu-ray makes up over 20% of unit sales it...

While Blu-ray makes up over 20% of unit sales it does generate over 30% of revenue so studios currently consider Blu-ray to be a premium product. When 4K Blu-ray comes out that could change if it has...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
Which I don't see as a problem since generally...

Which I don't see as a problem since generally adoption rates can take as while as seen with color TV, VCRs, and HDTV. Also Blu-ray is sold as a premium product compared to DVD which is why it...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-11-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
Nothing? There is a correlation between a person...

Nothing? There is a correlation between a person owning an HDTV and wanting HD content. That is why the US market went from a few broadcast HDTV channels in the late 1990's to dozens of HDTV...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,281
Posted By Richard Paul
From what I have read 4K resolution for 35 mm...

From what I have read 4K resolution for 35 mm film is sufficient and that is before frame rate is mentioned. With 24 fps recording even moderate movement reduces the resolution of 35 mm film to 3K or...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-03-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
Moore's law is about the number of transistors...

Moore's law is about the number of transistors (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moore's_law) and doesn't relate to optical discs. Sony is planning to release a professional format in the future called...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 11-02-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
In theory BT.1886 could help with conversions...

In theory BT.1886 could help with conversions since it is well defined but almost all HDTVs use BT.709 and they expect video to be delivered using BT.709. If BT.1886 had been proposed 20 years ago it...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-31-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
While the Dolby PQ requires 12-bit video encoding...

While the Dolby PQ requires 12-bit video encoding wouldn't it be a better encoding curve to use? I understand why BT.1886 was made (to improve on BT.709) but it seems to have poor timing since if a...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-31-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 682,943
Posted By Richard Paul
As explained in this post there is a huge...

As explained in this post there is a huge difference between HEVC and JPEG2000 (http://forum.blu-ray.com/showpost.php?p=9585602&postcount=252). JPEG2000 was used for digital movies since the studios...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-22-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 39,271
Posted By Richard Paul
Joe Kane is wrong about the relationship between...

Joe Kane is wrong about the relationship between bit depth and color space. The Rec. 2020 color space is about twice the size of the Rec. 709 color space but 12-bit video has 16 times the color...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-18-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,556
Posted By Richard Paul
You make a good point about SMPTE though I would...

You make a good point about SMPTE though I would mention that THX does give a recommended viewing angle of 40 degrees for home theater. 4K UHDTV will change that though I think that there are many...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-15-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,556
Posted By Richard Paul
Digital HDTV did well but the same can't be said...

Digital HDTV did well but the same can't be said for D-VHS, HD Laserdisc, and analog HDTV. That something is better isn't enough it has to be noticeably better and be sold at a reasonable cost.

...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-14-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,556
Posted By Richard Paul
The SMPTE recommended viewing angle is 30 degrees...

The SMPTE recommended viewing angle is 30 degrees while the THX recommended viewing angle is 40 degrees. For a person with 20/20 vision the recommended viewing angle for 1080p is 30 degrees while the...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-13-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 682,943
Posted By Richard Paul
While it may be a while before anything uses it...

While it may be a while before anything uses it gamut mapping information is supported in the second version of HEVC (http://phenix.it-sudparis.eu/jct/doc_end_user/current_document.php?id=8878)...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-12-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,556
Posted By Richard Paul
If we are talking about when 8K resolution...

If we are talking about when 8K resolution content will be released than I am sure that the NHK will eventually be selling it in some form. Than again the NHK was also behind analog HDTV in the early...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-12-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 682,943
Posted By Richard Paul
I hope that 4K Blu-ray includes something like...

I hope that 4K Blu-ray includes something like that and it takes very little bit rate to include gamut mapping information. While automated gamma mapping will improve with time I don't understand why...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-12-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,556
Posted By Richard Paul
It is a bit early to say that 4K UHDTV has done...

It is a bit early to say that 4K UHDTV has done well since it hasn't truly been released yet. The CE companies are rushing to sell 4K resolution because it was cheap/easy to add and several of them...
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-11-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 36,557
Posted By Richard Paul
The final specification for 4K Blu-ray won't be...

The final specification for 4K Blu-ray won't be released until next year but the current plan is that it will use HEVC to support 10-bit video with resolutions up to 4K at 60 fps.
Forum: Blu-ray Technology and Future Technology 10-11-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4,280
Views: 682,943
Posted By Richard Paul
I like several of the Movielabs ideas such as...

I like several of the Movielabs ideas such as 12-bit video and frames rates up to 120 fps but I do disagree on color space and gamut mapping (automated gamut mapping can work but better results are...
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