Category Archives: Web Posting of the Week

What they said – These are some of the interesting postings seen on the web recently. (There may be more than one a week.)

Tech Potential and Promise of CinemaCon 2017

HDR (high dynamic range) seemed very vivid and a lot more certain when it was theoretical.

What the term HDR implied for cinemas – Higher and lower luminance, giving both more light and more dark slices of the CIE horseshoe (more volume) and Wider Gamut (or color space if you prefer …either way, ITU 2020, (or 1919 as the case may be to avoid speckle)), and the implications of that for Contrast Ratio, plus High Frame Rates, and perhaps Moore bits to the signal path…pun intended.

It was 3 years ago at CinemaCon 2014 that the term ‘Better Pixels’ blossomed from nowhere to be that season’s clever phrase. That was also just before the not-so-obvious vagaries appeared as the cognoscenti dove into the task of defining what these obvious picture benefits actually meant, and what attaining them would cost.

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Tech Potential and Promise of CinemaCon 2017

HDR (high dynamic range) seemed very vivid and a lot more certain when it was theoretical.

What the term HDR implied for cinemas – Higher and lower luminance, giving both more light and more dark slices of the CIE horseshoe (more volume) and Wider Gamut (or color space if you prefer …either way, ITU 2020, (or 1919 as the case may be to avoid speckle)), and the implications of that for Contrast Ratio, plus High Frame Rates, and perhaps Moore bits to the signal path…pun intended.

It was 3 years ago at CinemaCon 2014 that the term ‘Better Pixels’ blossomed from nowhere to be that season’s clever phrase. That was also just before the not-so-obvious vagaries appeared as the cognoscenti dove into the task of defining what these obvious picture benefits actually meant, and what attaining them would cost.

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Sound’s Like A Big Thing – CineTechGeek

For a quick review of Audio Basics, the ICTA presentation slides of Barry Ferrel’s Audio Basics for Cinema Sound Engineers can’t be beat (named Amplifier Power, at Film-Tech. Barry is very generous with time and knowledge, giving this type of presentation at several technical seminars of the ICTA (where he was President), and ShowWest/CinemaCon. Scour the interwebz for other examples, including his notes on Alternative Content.

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Sound’s Like A Big Thing – CineTechGeek

For a quick review of Audio Basics, the ICTA presentation slides of Barry Ferrel’s Audio Basics for Cinema Sound Engineers can’t be beat (named Amplifier Power, at Film-Tech. Barry is very generous with time and knowledge, giving this type of presentation at several technical seminars of the ICTA (where he was President), and ShowWest/CinemaCon. Scour the interwebz for other examples, including his notes on Alternative Content.

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Higgs!…and other summer distractions

3 September – Intravenous Ingenious Spontaneans

16 August – Is your password good for centuries? Passfault Open Source Code

13 August – DIY Drones [Birthday is coming up…<subliminal> I wonder if there are gift certificates?</subliminal>

ROTOR CONCEPT

1 August –

 

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Higgs!…and other summer distractions

3 September – Intravenous Ingenious Spontaneans

16 August – Is your password good for centuries? Passfault Open Source Code

13 August – DIY Drones [Birthday is coming up…<subliminal> I wonder if there are gift certificates?</subliminal>

ROTOR CONCEPT

1 August –

 

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