Joel Silver, founder and president of the Imaging Science Foundation, and Robert Zohn, president of Value Electronics, talk about the Value Electronics TV Shootout last week, including a bit of the history of the event, which TVs were included and why, the entire evaluation system (including the new Panasonic UHD Blu-ray player, a new HDR pattern generator, and a new HDMI matrix switcher), the SDR calibration of each one, the challenges of evaluating HDR performance, how the proceedings were conducted, the evaluation criteria, the results, some problems encountered during the event, plans for next year, answers to chat-room questions, and more.

The calibration reports can be found in the forum thread; simply click on the Comments tab to go there.