Recent Posts tagged with High-Dynamic Range

Sports Imaging Forum: Sony’s Deon LeCointe Discusses HDR Developments and Sports’ Role in Its Growth

High dynamic range is taking sports-video production by storm, and technology providers are moving rapidly to develop solutions to meet the demand. Deon LeCointe, ‎senior manager, IP Production Technology and Sports Solutions, Sony Electronics, chatted with SVG about his company’s latest efforts in HDR and how sports continues to lead the way in video technology.  More

The SVG Podcast: AT&T Entertainment Group’s John Ward and Peshala Pehalawatta Talk 4K, HDR

At the 2017 Masters Tournament, CBS Sports and DirecTV partnered for the second straight year to produce and distribute select holes from Augusta in 4K. It’s just the latest in what’s been a calendar year full of events ranging from MLB Network games to Notre Dame football, NASCAR races, and much more that have flown […]  More

HDR: The Bottom Line by Mark Schubin

This is a modified version of the original presentation given at the 2016 HPA Tech Retreat on February 18, 2016. High Dynamic Range (HDR) imagery offers the most bang for the bit in viewing tests.  Equipment is available, and issues are being worked out.  What happens in theaters and homes, however, is a different matter. […]  More

The Bottom Line

  Like many other innovations, high-dynamic-range (HDR) imaging can bring benefits but will require work to implement. And then there’s the bottom line. HDR’s biggest benefit is that it offers the greatest perceptual image improvement per bit. Different researchers have independently verified the improvement, and it theoretically requires no increase in bit rate whatsoever.  In […]  More

HPA 2014 – Resolution Frame-Rate and Dynamic Range [video]

  Mark Schubin’s Resolution Frame-Rate and Dynamic Range presentation from the HPA Tech Retreat, presented on February 20, 2014 (audio recorded later). (Extended Version: Bang for the Buck: Data Rate vs. Perception in UHD Production by Mark Schubin at Video (TRT 12:57) HPA Resolution Frame-Rate and Dynamic Range (1276×720, mp4, 17 MB) Embed (540×304):  More

Bang for the Buck: Data Rate vs. Perception in UHD Production

  Going beyond today’s television could involve higher resolution, higher frame rate, higher dynamic range, wider color gamut, stereoscopic 3D, and immersive sound. Do all provide the same sensation of improvement? Could some preclude the use of others? Which delivers the biggest “bang for the buck,” and how do we know? Presented during Content & […]  More

Leg Asea

Joe Zaller, a manager of the very popular (16,000-member) Television Broadcast Technologies group on LinkedIn, tweeted on February 21 from the 2013 HPA Tech Retreat in Indian Wells, California: “Pretty much blown away from how much I learned Wednesday at [the broadcasters] panel… just wish it had been longer.” Adam Wilt, in his huge, six-part, 14-web-page […]  More

Smellyvision and Associates

 What is reality? And is it something we want to get closer to? Take a look at the picture of a cat above, as printed on a package of Bell Rock Growers’ Pet Greens® Treats <>. Does it look unreal? Distorted? Is it? At this month’s HPA Tech Retreat in Indian Wells, California (shown above in […]  More

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