Webinar: UHD – commercial success or work in progress? (May 2020)
The webinar was moderated by Ian Nock, who chairs the Interoperability Working Group of the Ultra HD Forum. For the discussion that followed the presentations, the speakers were joined by Virginie Drugeon (Panasonic), Chair of the DVB Technical Module AVC Working Group.
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- Introduction – Ian Nock, Chair of the Interoperability Working Group of the Ultra HD Forum
- An overview of DVB’s UHD specifications for broadcast and broadband – Jason Power (Dolby), Chair of the DVB Commercial Module AVC Working Group
- The trials and tribulations of tracking UHD services – Ben Schwarz, Chair of Ultra HD Forum Communication Working Group
- The outlook for UHD services worldwide – Paul Gray, Research Director at Omdia
The recently launched UHD Service Tracker from the Ultra HD Forum shows robust growth with 150 commercial UHD services – from just 50 less than three years ago. DVB specifications underpin the majority of services that an estimated 300 million viewers around the world consume in UHD. So, is UHD now mainstream, or has it still got to prove itself? Will the COVID-19 lockdowns accelerate or slow down UHD penetration?
This free webinar, offered in collaboration with the Ultra HD Forum, marked the launch of the UHD Service Tracker by providing an overview of both the market and the technology underpinning it.
Have UHD services developed as quickly as expected? Which of the video and audio technology options are proving most popular? Where can further development be expected?
Date and time
Tuesday 12 May 2020, 11:00-12:00 CEST