Media Alert: Ultra HD Forum To Run HDR Masterclass during NAB 17’s Global TV Tech Day

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Ultra HD Forum TO Run HDR Masterclass during NAB 17’s Global TV Tech Day

Get the latest on HDR today and tomorrow on Saturday April 22nd room N260 room 1:15pm


Fremont, California, March 27th, 2017 – The Ultra HD Forum, the global organization defining industry best practices for the introduction of technologies to facilitate the ultra-high-definition (UHD) viewing experience, has brought together a wide and prestigious list of speakers for its HDR Masterclass to be held as part of the Global TV Tech Day on Saturday April 22nd in Las Vegas. Forum speakers will be joined by influential analyst Colin Dixon and Warner Brothers’’ Mike Zink from the UHD Alliance. The agenda will be:

Introduction and forum progress Thierry Fautier (Harmonic Inc.) Ultra HD Forum President
HDR 101: The different standards similarities and differences for live or On Demand services. Matthew Goldman, (Ericsson)
What we have learned so far on interoperatbility from plugfests & early deployments. Renard T. Jenkins, (PBS)
HDR in today’s live services (Inc. business angle) – operator panel Akira Shimazu (SkyPerfect TV),

Renard T. Jenkins (PBS),

Stephan Heimbecher (SKY),

Premium HDR: What are we doing to ensure a quality experience? Mike Zink (Warner Bros.), UHD Alliance
Quick look at what UHD will be bringing in 2018 and beyond. Colin Dixon (nScreen Media)
Q&A Board members

“This comprehensive lineup promises to deliver an authoritative, informative and entertaining session.” said Ben Schwarz, who chairs the Communications Working Group on behalf of Verimatrix. “We are confident that the audience will come away with an understanding of the latest developments in HDR and also where it is heading.”


About the Ultra HD Forum

Formed in 2015, the Ultra HD Forum is the global organization responsible for promoting market adoption of Ultra HD by defining industry best practices for the phased introduction of the wide set of technologies facilitating the next-generation television experience. The organization facilitates interoperability testing and collaborates with industry standards bodies to align standard development activities. A list of participating member companies and additional information about the organization is available at and by following @UltraHDForum.

Media and Analyst contact:

Marta Twardowska, +31 621184585


Ultra HD Forum

Ultra HD Forum
5177 Brandin Court
Fremont, CA 94538

Tel. +1-510-492-4050

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