To get the most out of my annual pilgrimage to Amsterdam, I’ve sat down and had think about the big questions I don’t believe we have answers on in late 2017. I came up with 10, which only represent what I’ve been working on not necessarily the complete picture. Clearly we need to take ourselves
UHD will change living room TV forever, if we fix customer-facing interop issues first (Update: Atmos working)
HDR and some NGA are here (well almost). Demos will blow your mind and ears, but beware – it can take a geek a couple of hours to get it working at home. Here is my personal account, as a simple user, of my road to UHD nirvana in my living room. I wrote this
Las Vegas was again focused on UHD in 2016, at least through my eayes. The four Keywords I came away with were 1: UHD (again), 2: HDR, but also 3: VR and 4: All-IP production. Of course other things like drones were important, but I’m not a real journalist, I don’t know how to write
Yoeri Geutskens who sifts through all the Ultra HD news from his @UHD4k twitter account gives us the state of play with the different HDR initiatives at the end of 2015, the last of the pre-UHD years?
14 topic areas classified by decreasing level of visibility I have on how things are panning out in that particular domain:
1. Broadcast networks (DVB), 2. Studio equipment (cameras etc.), 3. IP network; CDN and Bandwidth, 4. Codecs (HEVC), 5. Head-ends (Encoders, Origins, etc.), 6. 4K/UHD resolutions, 7. Security for UHD, 8. TV sets & STBs, 9. Frame rates, 10. Next Gen Audio, 11. HDR, 12. Wide Color Gamut, 13. Work flows, 14. UHD-only content