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Sacramento May Section Meeting

Let’s Talk High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut

Sacramento May Section Meeting

Let’s Talk High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut

Description

In this month’s meeting, we will take a deep dive into the world of HDR and WCG.

Topics include:

*    What is dynamic range?

    • HDR Photography vs HDR Video
    • What kinds of images benefit from HDR?
  • What is color gamut?
    • What kinds of images benefit from WCG?
  • What is video? (How does a camera make video?)
    • Why is there Gamma?
  • Optimizing the Gamma curve
    • Optimal: PQ
    • Compatible: HLG
  • Making an HDR Test Pattern
    • Convert color space, or redesign?
    • Revealing the pitfalls of HDR/WCG
  • The OOTF and why you should care

About the speaker: Norm Hurst is a Senior Principal Research Engineer with SRI International. He has been staring closely at TV pictures for over three decades.  The projects he has worked on include D-Cinema watermarking, CCD camera simulations, Sarnoff MPEG Compliance Bitstreams, and the DirecTv and Grand Alliance prototype MPEG encoder/decoders.  Lately he has been developing HDR/WCG test patterns to guide us through the jungle of formats that digital video has brought us.

He is a SMPTE fellow and holds over 35 patents. He also received the SMPTE Digital Processing Medal Award and The Camera Origination and Imaging Medal Award.