Ultra HD Forum Guidelines 2.6a

The Ultra HD Forum produces Guidelines to help the industry navigate the complex UHD landscape and focuses on end-to-end workflows from camera to consumer. Guidelines are available here for download at no cost, and you don't even need to leave us your email!

What’s new in the NAB 2022 Version of the UHDF Guidelines document (v2.6):
- a new annex on NGA Production workflow tools and real-world examples,
- updated to color accuracy in converting between SDR/HDR and HDR/SDR,
- an update to Brazil's next-generation broadcast technologies,
- information on single stream HDR/SDR workflows from NBC Universal,
- an improved definition of HDR.
- updates to IP production technologies,
- info on terrestrial broadcasting of UHD,
- more NGA trial information,
- etc.

Jim DeFilippis and Pete Sellar, Guidelines Working Group Co-Chairs, Ultra HD Forum, October 2021.


Watermarking API for Encoder Integration 1.0.1

This document provides a C-based API for integrating watermarking technologies in content creation workflow, allowing interoperable integration in a transcoder. While initially targeting integration in workflows for ABR content preparation, it is also extendable to other cases. It supports various content format (baseband or compressed).

UHD Component Technologies

May, 2022 edition

UHD Foundation Layer

End-to-end workflows for UHD services
Resolutions of 1080p (with HDR) & 2160p
HDR / WCG (PQ10, HLG10 & HDR10)
Channel-based immersive audio

UHD Additions Layer

Dual layer HDR technologies
Dynamic HDR Metadata systems (Dolby® Vision, SL-HDR1 & SL-HDR2)
High Frame Rate (100/120 FPS)
Next Generation Audio (Dolby® AC-4 Audio & MPEG-H Audio)
Content Aware Encoding

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