Posted Mon Aug 31, 2015 at 01:30 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The industry definition for HDR displays has been revealed.
The Consumer Electronics Association has announced their compatibility guidelines for high dynamic range displays. The new designation is designed to help customers and retailers recognize products that are capable of handling HDR content.
"HDR provides a significant step-up in delivering an incredible viewing experience for the consumer," said Brian Markwalter, senior vice president, research and standards, CEA. "We encourage manufacturers and our industry partners to use this voluntary compatibility guideline to provide greater consistency and clarity while ensuring compatibility and interoperability across the full content development to display ecosystem."
High dynamic range TVs, monitors, and projectors are able to display content with greater levels of brightness and shadow detail, bringing out highlights with superior contrast. In order to qualify under the CEA definition for HDR compatibility, a display must meet these guidelines:
HDR10 Media Profile is defined as:
In addition to their new HDR guidelines, the Consumer Electronics Association has also done extensive work to help designate 4K Ultra HD products with their own requirements and logos.
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