Technicolor, Envivio, Images & Réseaux, Orange, SeaEvents, TDF, and Thomson Video Networks brought their talent together to test a full end-to-end TV channel that takes into account the most advanced technologies including binaural sound to enable immersive 3D rendering High Dynamic Range for greater image brightness levels and High Frame Rate technology at 50 frames per second, adding fluidity to traveling camera movements and to slow motion scenes.
Installed in the Brittany region office for the duration of the Lorient stopover, the next-gen Ultra HD HDR demonstration included a comparison of the same footage, presented in 4K UHD. The demonstration received highly positive feedbacks from general public and professionals who were really impressed by the image quality perceived in HDR.
For the event, Technicolor provided the following support:
Taking part to this project enables Technicolor to further promote its involvement in next generation Ultra HD technologies and commitment to shape the future of entertainment.
For more information on the event, don’t hesitate to have a look at the following:
The press coverage in French : http://www.lemag-numerique.com/2015/06/experimentation-ultra-haute-definition-a-loccasion-de-la-volvo-ocean-race-7491
Some articles about the Volvo Ocean Race Ultra HD HDR Test: http://www.digitaltveurope.net/385052/ultra-hd-high-dynamic-range-demo-staged-in-france/
The Volvo Ocean Race website:http://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/home.html
The photo below is from the demonstration at the race village: