UHD Alliance completes Ultra HD specifications

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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UHD Alliance Completes Premium Specifications for Ultra HD Displays, Content and Distribution

  • UHDA Information Agreement Available to Interested Companies

LOS ANGELES — The UHD Alliance (UHDA), the inter-industry group charged with fostering an ecosystem that fully realizes and promotes the consumer benefits of Ultra HD entertainment technology, announced today the completion of premium specifications for 4K Ultra HD displays, content and distribution.

Composed of the leading film studios, consumer electronics manufacturers, content distributors and technology companies, the UHDA will announce details of the new specifications and unveil a consumer-facing certification logo to identify products that can deliver the ultimate UHD experience at CES® 2016.

The UHDA’s specifications cover a combination of key features and consumer-tested benchmarks that will usher in a new era of in-home entertainment. The specification outlines performance metrics related to resolution, high dynamic range, and wide color gamut, as well as recommendations for immersive audio, among others. Advances in resolution, brightness, contrast, color and audio will enable certified displays and content to replicate the richness of life’s sights and sounds and allow in-home viewers to more fully and accurately experience the content creator’s vision.

UHDA leadership and board members will be in attendance at the UHDA’s CES media briefing at 7 p.m. on Jan. 4, 2016, in Surf Ballroom D at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, immediately following CES Unveiled.