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Building Block Standards for HDR Imaging

Thursday, 14 July 2016

1:00 PM EDT /10:00 AM PDT / 17:00 UTC / 18:00 BST

This SMPTE webcast presents an integral workflow system for mastering HDR content for theatrical and home distribution. The foundational building blocks are SMPTE Standards ST 2084, ST 2086, and the ST 2094-X suite. The definitions and use of these standards in support of HDR content creation and distribution will be examined with an emphasis on the methods enabling visual consistency across displays with a broad range of characteristics. Finally, examples of these building block standards working with other international standards in current ecosystems will be reviewed.

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Guest Speaker

Raymond Yeung

Raymond Yeung is a senior member of the Dolby Laboratories research staff, where he serves in the Imaging R & D group. He received a Ph.D. in high-energy physics from UCLA in 1987. After working on high-performance computing with a specialization in large-scale simulation, he has spent 20+ years in the field of entertainment technology. 

Yeung’s career began in digital imaging with Cinesite, the digital film center, a subsidiary of Eastman Kodak. He then spent several years leading VFX technology research and development. For the last decade, Yeung has been engaged in the technical and production advancement of digital mastering for feature films and television—from digital intermediates to theatrical and home distribution. Yeung joined Dolby Laboratories in 2012 to focus on HDR content creation and distribution. He also has been involved in SMPTE Standards development, serving as document editor for ST 2086 and ST 2094.