Amazon Prime first to stream HDR video content

Published in Post & VFX

It’s something of a limited launch: one series in one country on one make of television, but it’s still a launch. HDR is coming, albeit slowly, and it's coming first to Amazon Prime.

YouTube adds HDR support and showcases RED’s HELIUM Sensor

Published in Production

YouTube’s status as a barometer for new video formats is well-established, and now it has given its seal of approval to HDR.

A recent firmware update for Shogun and Ninja Assassin display/recorders by Atomos improves these products' ability to monitor HDR footage, even though they are not technically HDR units.

The start of a different speed of change

Published in Technology & Computing

So, now that the dust has settled, what can we conclude from NAB 2016? Phil Rhodes reckons that we're moving into a period of evolution rather than revolution.

Quality control: It's only going on the web...

Published in Studio & Broadcast

Opinion: The days of relegating web video to the lower rung of content for exhibition should be booted squarely into the past.

Phil Rhodes looks at the limitations of film stock for archival storage and options, present and future, that may extend the lifespan of your media in long-term storage.

We’ve talked before about High Dynamic Range imaging and how we think it might turn the industry on its head, providing not just more pixels but better ones with a lot more colour information. Even better though, it’s coming to a set near you soon courtesy of Dolby Vision and VIZIO. This is now a 2015 technology.

Think you know what to do with your high dynamic range video recordings? There may be other creative possibilities of HDR that you should consider.

High Dynamic Range (HDR) Video

Published in Technology & Computing

HDR or High Dynamic Range, is a way to record the massive distance between light and dark that exists in nature. Used well, it can produce amazing images. Overdone, it can make nature look like a videogame

This image is from a recent test of NASA’s QM-2 rocket motor, set to be the most powerful in the world when it debuts in 2018, and it is the first outing of the Space Agency’s equally impressive new High Dynamic Range Stereo X (HiDyRS-X) camera.

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