Aimee Ricca SMPTE

Your guide to what’s in store at SMPTE 2018


The SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition provides an opportunity to take a deep dive into the latest techniques and technologies shaping the media and entertainment industry, writes Aimée Ricca

RED 8K camera 3x2

The dawn of the 8K era?

2018-09-12T11:43:00+01:00By Andy Stout

8K, in the shape of NHK’s Super Hi-Vision, has been an important part of the IBC Future Zone for years. This year, however, it’s breaking out to the rest of the show. How long, then, before 8K starts to go mainstream?


On-demand webinar: IBC2018 themes

2018-08-17T10:02:00+01:00Brought to you by , by

Watch on demand as IBC365 previews the anticipated themes and highlights of IBC2018.

Picnic at hanging rock

European broadcasters unite to fight FAANG


After years of false starts, national broadcasters are now racing to create joint streaming platforms. But are they too late to take on Netflix and Amazon?


Direct view displays: The future of cinema?


Direct view LED displays promise greater luminosity and lower running costs, but will the high cost of installation and audience appetite for crisper images support rollout of the Samsung and Sony-backed technology?

365 na bwebinar 660x440

On-demand webinar: NAB Show 2018 Deconstructed


Not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas: IBC365 is joined by a panel of industry experts to review what went on, what was hot, and what happened at the NAB 2018 conference and show floor.

17 12 19 getting up close to 8 k, credit panasonic

From Las Vegas to Tokyo: The journey to 8K


The giant CES 2018 show opens on January 7 and it is widely expected that more than a few stands will be showcasing 8K video content on giant displays.

IBC Content delivery tech paper

Specifying colour tolerances for HDR and WCG displays

2017-10-26T12:00:00+01:00By Jaclyn A. Pytlarz and Elizabeth G. Pieri

With a new high-dynamic-range (HDR) and wide-colour-gamut (WCG) standard defined in ITU-R BT.2100, display and projector manufacturers are racing to extend their visible colour gamut by brightening and widening colour primaries.

Disney life

Analysis: What’s behind the spate of streaming services?


With Disney, Turner, Telefonica and Facebook launching their own streaming services what are the implications for the industry?

Projection system from the new renovation of universal city walk movie theater

From lasers to LED: Advances in cinema display technology

2017-08-15T12:28:00+01:00By Patrick Von Sychowski

Advances in display technology are providing cinema goers with sharper images and even greater dynamic range.

IBC Content delivery tech paper

Extended image dynamic range system for UHDTV broadcasting

2017-04-05T11:57:00+01:00By Y. Kusakabe Y. Ikeda N. Shirai K. Masaoka T. Yamashita Y. Nishida T. Ikeda and M. Sugawara N

The introduction of image systems with higher dynamic range and a wider colour gamut is a globally active topic.

content production index image

Managing HDR content production and display device capabilites

2017-03-27T13:04:00+01:00By M. Zink; M. D. Smith Warner Bros. USA; Wavelet Consulting LLC USA

Next-generation video technologies include a variety of features – 4K resolution, high frame rates, wide color gamut, and high dynamic range.

tech advances index image

HDR for legacy displays using sectional tone mapping

2017-03-21T13:29:00+00:00By Lenzen L. RheinMain University of Applied Sciences Germany

One of the main goals of future television is to create a more immersive experience. The viewer should get the feeling that he or she is inside the action.

IBC Content delivery tech paper

High Dynamic Range subjective testing

2017-03-21T11:40:00+00:00By M. E. Nilsson and B. Allan British Telecommunications plc UK

UHD televisions are now retailing in significant numbers, and UHD services are starting to appear in the market.


sign up to newsletter 375x100 v3