Category Archives: Broadcast

Nanosys to Show Color Volume Demo at CES 2017

To get a jump on our CES coverage, we decided to have a call with Jason Hartlove, CEO of quantum dot supplier, Nanosys, to learn more about their activities, what they will show at CES and their expectations for quantum dot development. One of the key demos Nanosys will be showcasing in their suite in […]

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Streaming Media for Field of Light Displays (SMFoLD) Workshop Summary Released

Insight Media and Third Dimension Technologies organized an all-day workshop on Oct. 28, 2016 in conjunction with the Society for Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) annual technical conference in Hollywood, California.  Over 100 people registered for the workshop with about 80 in attendance. Overall, the workshop was very well received based upon the informal […]

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Is the Era of “CompCine” at Hand?

The term “CompCine stands for Computational Cinematography, a term SMPTE Director of Engineering and Standards, Howard Lukk used to describe a new category of image capture at the recent Streaming Media for Field of Light Displays (SMFoLD) workshop held at the SMPTE conference last week. It describes a style of image capture that blends optics […]

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BBC Describes Gamut Compression Method

One of the important topics covered at the SMPTE conference was conversion from one color gamut to another. This is particularly important when content is encoded using XYZ or BT.2020 coefficients. Such content may be played back on displays with a variety of color gamut support so compressing the original content gamut to the particular […]

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Comparing Dolby Vision and HDR10

Insight Media has released a new white paper showing the similarities and difference between HDR10 and Dolby Vision. The analysis shows that HDR10 is really a subset of the more comprehensive Dolby Vision HDR solution. The white paper takes a methodical approach by comparing the differences of HDR from content creation to playback and distribution. […]

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HDR Production Needs Monitoring Tools – Tektronix has a Solution

Capture and production of HDR content is a hot topic of discussion – and we expect a great deal of developments at IBC shortly. But how do you know you are capturing signals correctly?  That’s where waveform monitors and rasterizers come in – and Tektronix has two new models that support High Dynamic Range (HDR) […]

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A Day with Charles Poynton

I recently had the opportunity to attend a workshop with Charles Poynton, a renowned mathematician and video expert. The informal workshop took place in New York with just a few others, providing a great opportunity to listen and discuss hot button issue around High Dynamic Range (HDR). Poynton prepared a thick handout of content and […]

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Quested Provides Perspective on ITU-2100 HDR Spec

The chairman of the ITU-R subcommittee responsible for the recent release of IUT-2100 is Andy Quested, who is also an employee of the BBC. We had a chance to speak with him recently to gain his perspective on the new document. We caught up with him while he was attending the London-based HPA Retreat event […]

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