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BBC trials 4K HDR video on iPlayer

Thursday 8 December 2016 | 13:37 CET | News
The BBC has begun a trial of 4K high dynamic range (HDR) video on its iPlayer streaming platform. The test involves four minutes of footage from the Planet Earth II series, which the BBC says will reveal more detail and present more vibrant colours than was possible before. As the trial went live, only Panasonic's latest screens supported the test's underlying technology, known as hybrid log-gamma (HLG).

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: BBC / Panasonic
Countries: United Kingdom
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