High frame rate


BT: Ultra HD upgrades ‘two years away’

BT will be able to integrate new technology like High Dynamic Range into its Ultra HD offering, but does not expect upgrades to come for another two years, according to Delia Bushell. Speaking at IBC this morning, the managing director of BT TV and BT Sport said that the UK operator had a “big debate” […]

YouTube introduces 60fps live streaming

YouTube has launched 60fps live streaming, a few months after adding support for higher frame rate video playback on its site.  YouTube launched 60fps live streaming yesterday as an “early preview” on HTML5-compatible browsers. “When you start a live stream on YouTube at 60fps, we’ll transcode your stream into 720p60 and 1080p60, which means silky […]

HDR and UHD developments should be separated out, says SES

High dynamic range (HDR) is “too big a topic” to be simply linked to the rollout of Ultra High Definition content, according to SES’s vice-president, reception systems, Thomas Wrede.  Delivering the closing keynote at the SES Ultra HD conference in London yesterday, Wrede said that HDR promises to “change television forever” and greatly improve picture […]