Home Theater and Projectors

The Technical Side

New UHD Standards

Over the past 18 months I have posted several blogs discussing the various industry standards related to 4K / Ultra High Definition (UHD) video.  For this blog I’ll discuss a new voluntary standard for UHD products that has been released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and report a major step forward for the premier codec for the encoding/decoding of UHD video.

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High Dynamic Range and HEVC Update

This blog presents a overview of the “High Dynamic Range” capability being proposed in some quarters as one of the enhancements to be supported by future Ultra High Definition (UHD) displays and video sources/services.   Also included in this blog is an update on the update to the High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard, which defines one of the critical UHD related technologies.

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4K UHD Update – April 2014

This blog provides an update on several aspects of the 4K Ultra-HD technology and what’s new for 4K/UHD video sources.

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Using 4K Projectors with ‘Scope’ Screens

This blog includes the contents of the message we received from a visitor to our web site as well as some background and discussion on the subject of using a 4K Sony projector with 'Scope' projection screen, with an aspect ratio of 2.35:1 or 2.40:1, instead of the traditional HDTV aspect ratio of 1.78:1 (i.e., 16 x 9).

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CES 2014 – New Products/Technologies

This blog is focused only on new video projectors and Ultra High Definition (UHD) video sources introduced at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). I will also cover what's happening in general with the roll-out of UHD products and related technologies.

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