Thursday, February 11, 2016

IP&TV News -- 81% of US households have DVR, Netflix, or VOD

New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group (LRG) found that 81% of US households have a DVR, get Netflix, or use on-demand (VOD) from a cable or Telco provider — with 30% of households using two of the services, and 13% using all three.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Digital Trends.-- Netflix is Already Looking Beyond 4K to HDR

In the real world, you have 14 bits of brightness difference, so imagine stepping outside to look at a reflection of water or shadow of a tree that’s between 12 and 14-bits of range, TV only represents 8 bits, so you lose one or the other; you can’t have the brights and the darks at the same time.

That’s the key to creating an image that the viewer has never seen before — light and colors, rather than more pixels.