Scenarist, LLC, the developer of Hollywood-standard Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc authoring systems announced today that in conjunction with world leading technology companies Samsung, Deluxe, and ATEME it is showcasing the complete ecosystem for delivering HDR10+ high dynamic range content on the Ultra HD Blu-ray format at NAB 2018. With increasing support from technology leaders, service providers, and major content holders, HDR10+ is rapidly gaining critical-mass in Hollywood due to its ability to easily harness the full capabilities of 4K UHD TVs. The completed production ecosystem means that Ultra HD Blu-ray titles enabled with HDR10+ can be developed quickly and easily to deliver the ultimate in image quality and blockbuster entertainment to the living room.
“Deluxe has always been an early adopter of new formats, and a leader in enabling content creators and distributors around the world to take advantage of them,” said Bob Michaels, SVP, Deluxe Distribution. “We’re excited to collaborate on this ecosystem to advance HDR10+ as part of our ongoing commitment to delivering the best possible viewing experience for consumers.”
Production of HDR10+ enabled Ultra HD Blu-ray titles relies heavily on precision video stream encoding with dynamic metadata and authoring with a refined multiplexing engine to ensure compatibility with HDR10+ capable players and TVs. Deluxe’s media delivery team has worked closely with ATEME and Scenarist to solidify the production workflow. ATEME has updated their renowned TITAN encoding platform to support HDR10+ metadata insertion, and Scenarist has developed HDR10+ support into their world-standard authoring system, Scenarist UHD.
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