Chapter 11

High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut Video Standardization — Status and Perspectives

E. François; P. Bordes; F. Le Léannec; S. Lasserre; P. Andrivon    Technicolor, Cesson-Sevigne, France

Abstract

With the advent of ultra-high-definition TV services, high dynamic range (HDR) and wide color gamut (WCG) have become two highly desired image quality improvements for delivering immersive video experiences to the consumer mass market. Capture and rendering technologies have reached a level of maturity that now allows HDR and WCG enhanced video to be deployed across all distribution channels — including: over-the-top providers, broadcasters, and packaged-media distributors (eg, Blu-ray discs). For this reason, standards bodies have ...

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