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Harmonic adds support for HDR10+

Harmonic has added support for HDR10+ technology to its VOS 360 cloud streaming platform and XOS software-based advanced media processing solution. “Harmonic has always fostered innovations that fuel exceptional-quality viewing experiences,” said Shahar Bar, senior vice president, video products and corporate development, at Harmonic. “Adding support for HDR10+ technology to our cloud streaming and software-based […]

April 21, 2022

Eutelsat: “UHD not as successful as we hoped”

Eutelsat’s Cristiano Benzi, SVP Global/Professional Video, speaking during the satellite operator’s Webinar on UHD and its prospects, stated that “UHD was not as successful as Eutelsat had hoped”. Out of some 7,000 channels carried by Eutelsat only 34 are currently in UHD. Benzi said that on Eutelsat’s important Hot Bird satellite position, there were almost […]

March 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Sky Sports F1 now in HDR

Sky Sports has announced that racing fans will be able to watch the 2022 Formula 1 season in High Dynamic Range (HDR) for the first time. The move marks Sky Sports’ latest step in its ambition to make HDR the new standard. Jonathan Licht, Managing Director of Sky Sports, commented: “We are pleased to bring the 2022 […]

March 17, 2022By Nik Roseveare

iMAG delivers automated HDR LED for Sky Glass

Virtual production and LED hire specialist, iMAG, was approached about Sky Glass’s launch event via freelance production director and multi award winning creative agency INCA’s technical director for the project, Mark Connolly. With the key challenge of deploying a solution that would match Sky Glass’s advanced technology and Sky’s aspirations for the product, this global […]

March 8, 2022

ADB strengthens cooperation with MediaTek

ADB, aprovider of advanced systems for pay-TV and telco operators, has again selected MediaTek as a chipset provider for its new hybrid DVB / IPTV and OTT set-top box (STB) platforms. The ADB devices, designed for pay-TV operators, will be equipped with the high performance MT5751A (K8) SoC from MediaTek, a specialist in developing innovative […]

February 8, 2022

CES to showcase latest OLED tech

The giant Consumer Electronics Show (CES) opens in Las Vegas to “fully vaccinated” visitors on January 5th. This year’s show will close on January 7th, and most expect the event to be lass frantic than usual because of Covid. Certainly there will be fewer key presentations. BMW, Intel, AMD, TikTok, Twitter, GM, Google, Panasonic, T-Mobile, […]

January 3, 2022By Chris Forrester

TV manufacturers & Digital media providers explore role of HDR in delivering next-generation experiences

Broadcasters, streaming service providers, and Smart TV manufacturers alike are re-positioning themselves to address evolving customer expectations in North America for higher quality video experiences. A broader discussion surrounding viewing standards has emerged to integrate emerging technologies, improve ease of customer use, and ensure compatibility and interoperability with new and legacy services. These were among […]

December 13, 2021

ATEME brings HDR10+ support in live transcoding

ATEME, a specialist in video delivery solutions for broadcast, cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT,  has introduced support for the HDR10+ metadata in its TITAN Live transcoders, enabling broadcasters, service providers and content providers to significantly improve their viewers’ visual experiences with more accurate image renditions of live HDR10 content.This marks a world first, as […]

November 30, 2021

The Explorers 8K on TCL Roku TVs

TCL, a the consumer electronics brand, has announced that Roku has added 8K premium content to their entertainment offering in the form of The Explorers 8K Channel. France-based The Explorers is a global initiative creating the first inventory in images of the natural, cultural and human heritage of Earth in Ultra HD at up to […]

November 18, 2021By Chris Forrester

Spain is “unique UHD test lab”

The upcoming 4K-HDR Summit in Malaga, Spain will hear a presentation from Xavier Redón, a senior executive with Cellnex Telecom, who says that UHD demonstration transmissions are now available to “50 per cent of the Spanish population”. Redón, who is also vice-president of the UHD Spain Association, adds: “Spain is a unique UHD test laboratory […]

November 9, 2021By Chris Forrester