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Newsletter issue 3: Behind the scenes of Ultra HD Olympic coverage 2020-2022

December 22nd, 2022
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In this newsletter, we bring you three pieces on the Ultra HD coverage of the Olympic games planned for 2020 but held in the following years because of the pandemic-induced restrictions. In the first one, you will see some of the raw data from the events together with top-level analysis. In the other two pieces, […]

Some Ultra HD data from the 2020/2021 Olympics

December 22nd, 2022
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One-third UHD production The chart below represents the amount hours of content produced by OBS during the Tokyo Olympics. By comparison, all productions by HBS at the 2022 FIFA World Cup were Ultra HD; as a reference, our service tracker currently shows that 57% of tracked (Ultra HD services offer HDR, note that the service tracker […]

A Forum Member’s View: Dolby’s Olympic Games

December 22nd, 2022
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As with previous newsletters, in this article, we explore the experience of one of our members. We talk to Dolby about their learnings from using their technology during the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics. The Covid-induced lockdowns have plagued our industry, but there was a beneficial side effect for once. The extra year allowed NBCU to […]

Newsletter issue 2: UHD around the UEFA 2020 Football championship

December 12th, 2021

Welcome to our second thematic newsletter. This issue is on the UHD coverage of one of 2021’s major sporting events. The UEFA Euro 2020 Football Championship was a massive broadcast and streaming endeavor leading to 2,000 hours of production managed by eleven production teams. Without counting the dozens of staff from each of the dozens of broadcasters and platforms that […]

UHD Coverage of the UEFA 2020 Football Championship

December 12th, 2021

There are many ways to slice and dice a market, for example, whether to count affiliate networks or not. We focused here just on services that picked up a feed directly from the IBC and, as with our Service Tracker, that also have a recognizable commercial brand that viewers can interact with to watch the live […]

TF1, a technical perspective on HDR to SDR conversion during UEFA 2020

December 12th, 2021
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TF1 is France’s largest broadcaster. Their main channel, also called TF1, is available FTA in all French homes with access to TV services representing over 25 million homes. Yves Davot, Broadcast Engineering Manager at TF1, recently presented the network’s experience delivering a UHD service for Euro 2020 to the French UHD trade group FAVN, an Ultra HD Forum member. His presentation (in French) […]

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