Static HDR is in most post-2015 TV sets, says UHD Forum, as debate moves to dynamic HDR variants

While the UHD story from IBC 2017 was how High Dynamic Range (HDR) had re-emerged as the 4K format’s battleground, this year in Amsterdam it appeared that peace had broken out – at least as regards the distribution standard. Ian Nock, Chairman of the 4K industry body, the UHD Forum, said: “We have fine-tuned the message because we realised people weren’t getting it. There are only two distribution HDR formats: there is HLG and there’s PQ – that is it.”