UHD-1 Phase 2


DVB puts finishing touches to UHD-1 specification

The DVB steering board has approved final revisions and updates to the DVB UHD-1 specification. The standards body says the UHD-1 standard is now complete. The revisions and updates pertain to DVB-DASH, audiovisual coding and bitmapped subtitles. The DVB approved the revision of ETSI TS 103 285, the DVB MPEG-DASH Profile for Transport of DVB Services […]

ETSI brings UHD TV and HDR closer with publication of DVB spec

UHD TV services including HDR have moved a step closer to becoming a reality with the publication by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) of a new DVB-approved video and audio coding spec covering HDR. The move follows approval by the DVB Steering Board for TS 101 154 V2.3.1 – “Specification for the use of […]

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 embraces HDR with next-phase Ultra HD TV requirements

The DVB has approved commercial requirements for the next phase of Ultra High Definition television, opening the door for HDR and other new capabilities to be introduced from 2017. In what it termed as a “major milestone for television” the Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) group reached an agreement on the requirements for a ‘UHD-1 Phase […]