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Implication of high dynamic range and wide color gamut content distribution
Author(s): Taoran Lu; Fangjun Pu; Peng Yin; Tao Chen; Walt Husak
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Paper Abstract

High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wider Color Gamut (WCG) content represents a greater range of luminance levels and a more complete reproduction of colors found in real-world scenes. The current video distribution environments deliver Standard Dynamic Range (SDR) signal. Therefore, there might be some significant implication on today's end-to-end ecosystem from content creation to distribution and finally to consumption. For SDR content, the common practice is to apply compression on Y'CbCr 4:2:0 using gamma transfer function and non-constant luminance 4:2:0 chroma subsampling. For HDR and WCG content, it is desirable to examine if such signal format still works well for compression, and it is interesting to know if the overall system performance can be further improved by exploring different signal formats and processing workflows. In this paper, we will provide some of our insight into those problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 2015
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9599, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVIII, 95990B (22 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2188572
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Taoran Lu, Dolby Labs., Inc. (United States)
Fangjun Pu, Dolby Labs., Inc. (United States)
Peng Yin, Dolby Labs., Inc. (United States)
Tao Chen, Dolby Labs., Inc. (United States)
Walt Husak, Dolby Labs., Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9599:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVIII
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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