You may have missed it but the CEDIA 2019 show took place earlier this month, bringing together thousands of home technology professionals and hundreds of exhibitors for a weeklong expo. For those unable to make the trip out to Denver for this year’s show, I’d like to share a few of my takeaways from what proved to be a thought-provoking experience.
Digital cinema technology in the Pro AV industry is changing at an ever-accelerating rate, no one is arguing that. What makes this shift unique, though, is the fact that evolving cinema technology is changing the consumer experience on a wholesale level, not simply changing the technology that the consumer uses. To explain what this means for the Pro AV industry, NanoLumens‘ chief technology officer Gary Feather sat down with host Sean Heath on this new episode of NanoSessions.
Technological evolution in digital cinema led to the creation of the Digital Cinema Initiatives. Now, nearly two decades on, further innovation has prompted a raft of new specifications. Gary Feather, CTO at NanoLumens, creators of LED visualization solutions, examines developments.
High-Dynamic-Range video, or HDR as you’ve likely read it, describes video with a greater dynamic range than that of standard-dynamic-range (SDR) video, with dynamic range defined as the difference between the brightest and darkest points of an image. The day where HDR content is on every display is still in the future, so right now consumers should turn to the manufacturers they trust if they’re targeting an HDR experience for their audience.
For anyone paying attention, direct view LED display technology is tracking to replace projection technology within the cinema space with better performing digital alternatives. Here's a glossary of terms - the words and phrases you need to know before embarking on a digital cinema project.