UHD Forum Session: Ultra HD – where we are and where we are going

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18 Sep 2017

With over 50 commercial services worldwide, Ultra HD has already brought higher resolution to TV and video. Better new generation of sound, better HDR and higher frame rates will make the UHD experience even more immersive. The Ultra HD Forum Masterclass will discuss all of this with an in-depth look into Next Generation Audio from Dolby, DTS and Fraunhofer.

Hear from the forum members creating the next generation of entertainment:

12.00 – 12.40 Part 1. Where are we with UHD?
• State of the industry
• Operators’ current plans: New Ultra HD Forum Operator Survey Results, and How the Forum’s Phase B Guidelines Apply
• Interoperability today: What Ultra HD Forum Plugfests are Telling Us About the Future of UHD

12.40 – 13.25 Part 2. Where UHD is heading?
• HDR of tomorrow - better, smarter pixels
• High Frame Rate and other aspects of the Forum’s Phase B Guidelines
• Stories from the bleeding edge: French Open 2017 tennis tournament, the world’s first UHD + HDR + Next Gen Audio

13.25 – 14.00 Part 3. Zoom on next generation audio
• What is NGA under the hood?
• Panel moderated by Skip Pizzi

Thierry Fautier, Chairperson and President - Ultra HD Forum
Fadi Malak, Director, Strategy & Standards, Office of the CTO - DTS - XPERI
Ian Nock, UHDF Interoperability WG - Fairmile West
Ludovic Noblet, Director Hypermedia - b<>com
Madeleine Noland, WG Chair - Ultra HD Forum
Patrick Griffis, UHDF Vice-President - Dolby Laboratories
Rob France, Senior Product Marketing Manager - Dolby Laboratories
Simon Gauntlett, Director of Imaging Standards & Technology - Dolby Laboratories
Skip Pizzi, Vice President, Technology Education & Outreach - National Association of Broadcasters
Stefan Meltzer, Technology Consultant - Fraunhofer IIS
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