Ikegami reports rapidly growing interest in high dynamic range production

Ikegami, HDR
Ikegami reports rapidly growing interest in high dynamic range production (HDR) equipment among delegates attending the 2018 International Broadcasting Convention. Held in Amsterdam every September, IBC is Europe's largest annual broadcast trade show. The event this year attracted 1,700 exhibiting companies and 55,884 registered attendees.   "Broadcast technology is advancing on several fronts, not least ...

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NEP produces all matches of Swiss Football League in UHD/HDR

NEP Switzerland, UHD-HDR,
NEP Switzerland upgraded all of their Grass Valley LDX 86N 4K cameras with perpetual HDR licenses Beginning of season 2018/2019 broadcast production company NEP Switzerland is producing all matches of the Raiffeisen Super League (RSL), Switzerland’s premier football league in UHD/HDR. Since the start in July 2018, NEP Switzerland has produced more than 20 matches ...

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Red Bee Media delivers the World Cup in UHD-HDR for Dutch National Television

Red Bee Media, World Cup
Red Bee Media distributes the channel NPO 1 UHD through multiple distribution networks via satellite, fiber, cable and IPTV During the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Red Bee Media is providing Dutch National Broadcasters NPO and NOS with full Ultra High Definition (UHD) footage of all the matches. The broadcasts will also include images ...

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Grass Valley webinar: Insights & analysis of what is driving HDR in live productions

Grass Valley, webinar, HDR, Broadcast Magazine
HDR is the latest “next big thing.” Many experts see the improvements in the perceived image quality delivered by HDR as greater than any of the features that make up UHD. Still HDR productions and delivery to the home have not been widely adopted yet, especially for live content. What’s holding up more widespread adoption ...

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Axon releases a technical guide focused on HDR and WCG challenges

Axon, magazine broadcast, technical guide
CTO Peter Schut presents how to address the technical challenges of HDR and WCG for an enhanced viewing experience In a new paper released on December 04, “The Road to Enhanced Pictures: A technical guide to HDR and WCG”, Peter Schut - Axon’s CTO and VP of R&D - discusses the challenges faced by both ...

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4K, HDR, LASER, LED. The latest developments in projection systems

Projection Systems, broadcast
Text: Javier Guerra   There is no need to go to great lengths to see that we have definitely reached a turning point, both regarding the technology for the reproduction of images and the content itself that we are going to broadcast through any modern visualisation system.   Within this qualitative leap forward, there is ...

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National Theatre Live delivers its first HDR production thanks to SAM

National Theatre Live, SAM
SAM’s Kahuna running FormatFusion4 allows seamless multi-format production Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that the UK’s National Theatre has delivered its first HDR/UHD production thanks to SAM’s latest Kahuna production switcher. The two-part live broadcast of the National Theatre Live’s Angels in America was produced by Production Company, Creative Broadcast Solutions together with OB ...

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Rohde & Schwarz and Portrait Displays release new HDR calibration capabilities

Rohde & Schwarz, Broadcast Magazine, magazine broadcast
Portrait Displays partners with Rohde & Schwarz Portrait Displays has partnered with Rohde & Schwarz to provide test pattern support for HDR-10 High Dynamic Range (HDR) displays. High dynamic range (HDR) is a technological advancement that makes the home theater experience more intensive and more realistic, Rhode & Schwarz claims. This technology matches the picture's ...

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