Home Theater and Projectors

The Technical Side

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.


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.


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).


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.


Dealing with Different Aspect Ratios

This blog post includes a discussion of dealing with video material with different aspect ratios and also provides a few updates to information posted in my previous blogs.