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Early live Ultra HD transmissions, including HDR, have been at the bleeding edge for over five years. One unfortunate side effect has often resulted in subpar SDR for consumers that didn’t have access to an HDR-capable set. With global events that include dozens of cameras and complex workflows, it is not commercially viable to maintain […]
By Thierry Fautier, Past President of the Ultra HD Forum, VP Strategy at Harmonic. I will provide in this blog some personal insights and observations on the Ultra HD OTT market, looking at it from different perspectives: services worldwide, special events, characteristics of production and distribution, devices, interop, and challenges remaining. Version 3 (major updates […]
The ATSC “System Standard” (Document A/300) is the central guiding document in the ATSC 3.0 suite of standards. Updated annually, it details the most recent versions of the ATSC 3.0 standards in force for that year and provides general informative guidance about the standards. The latest version, ATSC A/300:2022-04 “System Standard,” passed the ATSC membership […]
During the Ultra HD Forum NAB session on the reality of Ultra HD deployments in 2022, Maria Rua Aguete provided OMDIA’s latest relevant market update, with some surprises, which you can watch below. If you want access to the slide deck please reach out directly to Maria.
After a lengthy and challenging Call for Proposals (CFP) for a next-generation digital TV system called “TV 3.0”, the Brazilian Terrestrial Television System Forum (SBTVD) recently finalized the technical evaluation phase. The SBTVD Forum has thoroughly tested and evaluated different technologies for distributing current and future formats up to 8K resolution to broadcast and OTT […]
Dolf Schinkel, KPN dolf DOT schnikel AT kpn.com Summer 2021 On 18, 20, and 22 May, KPN distributed the live Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with Dolby Atmos sound in a project with NPO Innovation and the Dutch ESC2021 organisation. KPN has an interactive TV platform with over 2 million users. About 25% of the users […]
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