The most popular distribution networks for Ultra HD
The Ultra HD Forum’s Service Tracker lists Ultra HD services available directly to consumers as well as channels that are offered as a B2B service to IPTV and cable operators for distribution to their subscribers. The B2B channels may be delivered in various ways, and are often done by satellite, but because they use multiple […]
Watermarking API for Encoder Integration ready for download
This document provides an API for integrating watermarking technologies in content creation workflow: It is the first of its kind resulting from a collaboration between the major watermarking technology vendors It allows interoperable integration of watermarking technologies in a transcoder While initially targeting integration in workflows for ABR content preparation, it is also extendable to […]
Ultra HD Forum session during DVB World 2020
The DVB’s annual conference DVB World is taking place in Sevilla this year and addresses UHD within a dedicated session on formats and codecs. We are happy the Ultra HD Forum is the program partner for UHD content this year. We have put together a 90-minute session with two 20-minutes keynotes and a 50-minute interactive […]
UHD MOMENTUM CONTINUES IN 2019
Ultra HD Forum comes to IBC 2019 with new release of their Guidelines, demonstrations of differences between 8K and 4K and High Frame Rate and produces a deployment focused UHD Masterclass. The Ultra HD Forum, will use IBC to release the latest version 2.1 of its Guidelines, bringing plugfest-studied refinements and standards-based enhancements such as […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
Seven years of Ultra HD service uptake
By Yoeri Geutskens The Ultra HD Forum’s Service Tracker keeps a record of Ultra HD services worldwide, covering services offered directly to consumers as well as ‘B2B’ services supplied to service providers, who in turn offer these to consumers. These B2C service providers include IPTV, cable, satellite (DTH), and terrestrial (DTT) operators, as well as streaming video […]
Do B2C service providers still need to choose between PQ and HLG for HDR?
By Yoeri Geutskens The Ultra HD Forum’s Service Tracker keeps a record of Ultra HD services worldwide, covering services offered directly to consumers as well as ‘B2B’ services supplied to service providers who in turn offer these to consumers. These B2C service providers include IPTV, cable, satellite (DTH), and terrestrial (DTT) operators, as well as streaming video […]
Ultra HD Forum Announces New Board Leadership
+ + + For immediate release + + + Nandhakumar (LG) succeeds Fautier (Harmonic) as President; Syed (Comcast Cable) and Jenkins (WarnerMedia) named new board members. FREMONT, CA – February 25, 2021 – The Ultra HD Forum, which brings together broadcasters, service providers, consumer electronics manufacturers, and technology vendors to accelerate Ultra HD television deployment, today announced its new board of directors […]