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Forum: Blu-ray Software   07-19-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 9,638
Posted By Joe Bloggs
It was a real feather shot against a bluescreen...

It was a real feather shot against a bluescreen held up with a "monofilament line" with a fan underneath.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZ2SWXwoYwQ

Though it was composited digitally, and is...
Forum: Latest Industry News   07-04-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 54,950
Posted By Joe Bloggs
No it can't. You need to get a UHD ("4K") Blu-ray...

No it can't. You need to get a UHD ("4K") Blu-ray player to play UHD ("4K") Blu-ray discs.
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-30-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Joe Bloggs
That doesn't mean they don't care about the...

That doesn't mean they don't care about the millions (such as $10.5 million or whatever per film per year or whatever) coming in from DVD, TV etc. If they weren't earning from those formats they...
Forum: Community Articles   06-30-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Joe Bloggs
Not necessarily. If it's not just one or two...

Not necessarily. If it's not just one or two films, but practically all the ones he thinks look bad and they all happen to be VC-1 encodes, then the codec could be the cause of the issue - or one of...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-27-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Joe Bloggs
So all the stockholders only care about the $50...

So all the stockholders only care about the $50 million they earn from that film from the initial release but none of them care about the >=$125 million they would receive from from other sources...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-26-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 243
Posted By Joe Bloggs
http://www.wsj.com/articles/for-hollywood-not-all-...

http://www.wsj.com/articles/for-hollywood-not-all-box-office-dollars-are-equal-1409241925
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-13-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By Joe Bloggs
I think the green-screen replacement part of it...

I think the green-screen replacement part of it ("depth screen"), and similar, was probably the most impressive in the video. I suppose their consumer/prosumer cameras aren't capable of that due to...
Forum: Community Articles   05-08-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Joe Bloggs
I don't know if VC-1 encoded Blu-ray's are always...

I don't know if VC-1 encoded Blu-ray's are always dithered, but I'm sure there is an option to and some will be dithered - the dithering process developed for VC-1 has been discussed (ie. for where...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-02-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By Joe Bloggs
I think BT vision is using 10 bit SDR. ...

I think BT vision is using 10 bit SDR.
http://www.pocket-lint.com/review/135287-bt-ultra-hd-youview-review-a-bold-step-into-future-4k-entertainment
But I bet a lot of UHD BDs will, too, it's just...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-02-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By Joe Bloggs
See the link below for the proposed supported...

See the link below for the proposed supported rates:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rec._2020

So 48 fps isn't listed so probably won't be directly supported in a UHD video/TV format based on...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-02-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By Joe Bloggs
I don't quite get it. Isn't the 10 bit SDR of UHD...

I don't quite get it. Isn't the 10 bit SDR of UHD BD almost what Joe Kane is talking about (apart from maybe the peak brightness that sets are supposed to be calibrated to which he may want up from...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-02-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By Joe Bloggs
He was saying SDR can (not necessarily always...

He was saying SDR can (not necessarily always will be) be better than HDR. He says banding can be less on SDR. Can't that also be true?

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Around 47:54 Joe Kane says something like "a single...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   05-02-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By Joe Bloggs
Can you explain a bit more please - how you can...

Can you explain a bit more please - how you can represent the range of 100 to 1,000 nits within half a bit. How do you store something in half a bit? Isn't 1 bit the minimum to store 2 values...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   04-22-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By Joe Bloggs
About HFR (1:01:56), all 3 of the Hobbit films...

About HFR (1:01:56), all 3 of the Hobbit films were shown at 48 fps for the 3D versions. About any blur in the 120 fps Billy Lynn's Long Half Time Walk - I think the blur per frame of a normal 24 fps...
Forum: Blu-ray Software   04-14-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23,304
Views: 3,652,561
Posted By Joe Bloggs
That thread says "Notice: This is the older,...

That thread says "Notice: This is the older, out-of-date version of the list".
Maybe the latest is...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   04-03-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Joe Bloggs
But even that isn't very informative. It's...

But even that isn't very informative. It's auto-translated - and so doesn't give a very informative text version of whatever the video is trying to say. eg. it says "the Blu-ray for disposal...", ...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   04-03-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By Joe Bloggs
How is it very informative (to users of an...

How is it very informative (to users of an English language forum) when the video is all in Dutch?
Forum: Community Articles   03-26-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By Joe Bloggs
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayPort It...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayPort

It says Display Port ver. 1.3 handles "an 8K UHD (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultra-high-definition_television) display (7680×4320) at 30 Hz, with...
Forum: Official AVS Forum Blu-ray Disc Reviews   03-17-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Joe Bloggs
I don't get how the "Resolution" score can be 4.5...

I don't get how the "Resolution" score can be 4.5 out of 5 compared to standard HD (1080p). Is it only compared to the same film on Blu-ray or the best film on Blu-ray? The Blu-ray is "5 out of 5"for...
Forum: High Dynamic Range (HDR) & Wide Color Gamut (WCG)   03-16-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By Joe Bloggs
Comparing HDR and SDR TVs (forum images)

On the forums, there are photos of the screens showing examples of the "HDR" and "SDR" example images side by side - such as photos of a HDR display showing HDR content, right next to a similar...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   03-09-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Joe Bloggs
I doubt it. Not when they know they aren't...

I doubt it. Not when they know they aren't getting any more than the 4:2:0 that is stored on the UHD Blu-ray disc. Plus the fact that they won't be able to play some titles/content (including extras...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   03-09-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Joe Bloggs
Yes, because the motion won't look 'wrong' and...

Yes, because the motion won't look 'wrong' and have strange artefacts with 50/60 real frames per second, whereas it will with 24 converted (especially automatically) to 50 or more. They wouldn't be...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   03-09-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Joe Bloggs
Are you talking about HDMI cables/connectors that...

Are you talking about HDMI cables/connectors that are not up to the current spec? Or the UHD Blu-ray spec or UHD in general? The UHD Blu-ray spec uses 4:2:0 chroma subsampling and the same bit depths...
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   03-08-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Joe Bloggs
As stated in the chat, US TV is already broadcast...

As stated in the chat, US TV is already broadcast at 60Hz (30 or 60 fps (or 24 fps within 60i)).
Forum: OLED Technology and Flat Panels General   03-08-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 62,569
Posted By Joe Bloggs
NHK were collaborating on 7.68K tests quite a...

NHK were collaborating on 7.68K tests quite a while ago with the BBC. It also modified display(s) for higher frame rate tests for the EBU. NHK's image resolution of 7680x4320 got put into the ITU...
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