David Wood

DVB to discuss dynamic metadata for HDR

Discussion is still on-going at the DVB over how to include additional elements in the UHD-1 Phase 2 specification for HDR, with agreement that there could be a commercial case for the inclusion of ‘dynamic metadata’. The DVB last year agreed the inclusion of the Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) system developed by the BBC and NHK, which […]

HDR due next year as DVB approves UHD-1 Phase 2 specification

The DVB Steering Board hailed a “major milestone for the industry” as it approved the specification for UHD-1 Phase 2 yesterday. The move means that the first DVB UHD-1 Phase 2 services, including new features like High Dynamic Range (HDR) and higher frame-rates, could be available from next year. The new specification, which was described […]

DVB’s Wood outlines progress towards HDR recommendation

Standards bodies are slowly progressing towards a recommendation for sharper contrast technology HDR in UHD TV standards, but difficult choices still have to be made, ANGA COM attendees heard this morning. David Wood, CM-UHD TV chairman at the DVB Project Office, outlined steps to date, current thinking and the choices still to be made on […]