Many streaming services and devices boast the ability to show video in HDR (High Dynamic Range.) But what does HDR do exactly? Today, I’m going to explain everything you need to know about the HDR video standard. Difference Between 4K UHD and HDR Before we get into the HDR details, I want to explain the [read What is HDR TV]
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There seems to be a little confusion about Dolby’s HDR standard, Dolby Vision, and its capability. As we explained in our guide to HDR video, Dolby Vision offers 12-bit color, which translates to over 68 billion color possibilities. That’s much more than the 1 billion colors standard 10 bit HDR can offer. However, some very reputable tech [read Dolby Vision isn’t New, but Dolby Vision IQ Is]
UPDATE: Orby is no longer in business. The company released the statement below before closing down: Dear Orby TV Customer, We are sorry to announce that Orby TV has closed its doors, and the Orby TV service has ended. It was an honor to serve you. To provide you with an affordable satellite TV option [read Orby TV Works Great for Those With Slow or No Internet]
One of my worries when purchasing a smart TV is the streaming technology and video standards going obsolete. The 4K UHD resolution standard just came out a few years ago and 8K resolution is already on the horizon. Plus, there are color standards like High Dynamic Range (HDR) that are sure to evolve in the [read Samsung Has Rolled Out A Smart TV Upgrade Program]