2019: UHD’S YEAR OF MATURITY

Unified Guidelines & demos shown at NAB along with the Ultra HD Forum perspective on 8K.

In our booth N1531 in the futurs Park:

Universal HDR: coexistence of foundation HDR technology & dynamic metadata for best possible content reproduction.

SHVC shown in ATSC 3.0 supporting different displays.

Effect of resolution and frame rate on HDR Content.

Effect of HDR-to-SDR content switching on TVs and STBs.

Conversions between HDR and SDR and 8K production for 4K distribution.

EBU findings on HDR and its relative impact across different screen resolutions.

@UHD4k: an exclusive preview of latest update to HDR ecosystem tracker.


View Press Release

UHD Guidelines 2.0 ready for download

We’re proud to release the first unified Guidelines including

End-to-end workflows for UHD services

Resolutions of 1080p (with HDR) and 2160p

HDR / WCG (PQ10, HLG10 and HDR10)

Channel-based immersive audio

Dual-layer HDR technologies

Dynamic HDR Metadata systems (Dolby Vision & SL-HDR1)

High Frame Rate (100/120 FPS)

Next Generation Audio (Dolby AC-4 & MPEG-H Audio)

Content-Aware Encoding


Click for UHD Guidelines

Our Mission

The Ultra HD Forum is bringing together market leaders from every part of the industry; broadcasters, service providers, consumer electronics, and technology vendors to collaborate on solving the real-world hurdles, and accelerating Ultra HD deployment.

members

News

NAB2019: Demonstrating UHD’s Year of Maturity

At NAB 2019 we showcase key demonstrations of the Foundation and Additional layers of UHD Technology combined in the new Guidelines, with more than a nod to the future of the development of UHD in the NAB Pilot Futures Park at N1531, North Hall, Las Vegas Convention Center. We have produced a video overview of […]


Read More

The Forum’s initial reaction to 8K buzz

8K buzz took the industry by surprise in 2018. This blog describes the Ultra HD Forum’s initial response.


Read More

Why join the Ultra HD Forum?

The Ultra HD Forum brings together 50 market leaders from every part of the industry; broadcasters, service providers, consumer electronics, and technology vendors to collaborate on solving the real-world challenges of UHD and accelerating its deployment. The Ultra HD Forum scope connects and covers the entire glass to glass ecosystem use cases of live, real-time, […]


Read More

2019: UHD’s year of Maturity

New unified Guidelines and NAB demos to be shown at Futures Park along with the Ultra HD Forum perspective on 8K. FREMONT, CA – April 4, 2019 – The Ultra HD Forum (UHDF) is the global organization defining industry best practices for the introduction of technologies to facilitate ultra-high-definition (UHD) viewing experiences. At the 2019 […]


Read More

The 2018 Ultra HD Forum Operator Survey

In late 2017 the Forum surveyed operators regarding their attitudes towards UHD and its associated technologies. We used information from this survey to inform our focus by operator concerns on the development of our Guidelines around the usage of UHD technologies in the end to end ecosystem, as well as to tailor our technical work […]


Read More
Ultra HD Forum

Ultra HD Forum
5177 Brandin Court
Fremont, CA 94538
UNITED STATES

Tel. +1-510-492-4050

2019 -  Web design and development by Squeaky Carrot

Managed by AMS

Association Management Solutions, LLC

If you would like to contact us, please send us a message using the following form

Please type the following characters
captcha