HDR: High Dynamic Range, explained: There’s a reason to finally get a new TV
Atomos and SmallHD monitors now feature (High Dynamic Range) capabilities and in this article from Sam Machkovech of Ars Technica
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High Dynamic Range immediately and noticeably improves the kind of content that looks washed out or flat on SDR screens. Dark caves, sun-soaked beaches, and high-contrast scenarios look amazing when powered by HDR-10 metadata and translated properly on a compatible screen, even without an SDR screen nearby to compare to. Quality HDR-10 content currently exists, so set owners have a decent amount to watch right now. Because the required metadata can easily be captured on modern 4K/8K cameras, and barely affects the total bandwidth hit for sources like streaming-media apps, we expect compatible content to explode in availability this coming year, too. Buy now or buy soon, but either way, it's time.
[Check out the full article at Ars Technica]