UHD HDR now compatible with existing HD SDR monitoring infrastructures!

26 November 2018

RENNES – France, 26th November 2018

UHD HDR now compatible with existing HD SDR monitoring infrastructures!

BBright, a leading solution provider for Ultra HD deployments, announced today that its flagship UHD-Decode now supports real time HDR (PQ and HLG) to SDR down-conversion to simplify UHD HDR monitoring in master control rooms and monitoring centre. BBright UHD-Decode already provides the largest set of features, with Ultra HD HEVC 4:2:0/4:2:2 decoding capabilities up to 120 Mbps, HDMI 2.0b / 12-SDI / Quad 3G-SDI outputs, DolbyTM audio bit stream pass-through, video up/downscale capabilities, closed captioning video burning and many more.

Since 2013, our mission is to simplify and accelerate Ultra HD adoption and channel deployments. With a new set of features which include HDR-SDR real-time conversion, scaling capabilities, and HDR metadata analysis, our UHD-Decode is now the perfect match for Ultra HD contribution and delivery monitoring. UHD-Decode allows our customers to integrate their Ultra HD workflows into their legacy HD SDR multiviewers and existing monitoring infrastructures. Let’s make HDR and UHD simpler than ever! ”, said Guillaume Arthuis, BBright CEO.


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Example of BBright UHD-Decode integration in HD SDR contribution monitoring workflow

Thanks to BBright’s 100% software-based processing, the UHD-Decode is constantly improving and continues to include new features to closely follow the never stopping 4K / UHD technological evolutions. Laurent Appercel, BBright Marketing and Business Development Director, explained: “BBright UHD-Decode is currently widely deployed at Tier 1 MSO networks. UHD-Decode large set of features gives our customers the ability to use a single solution for multiple Ultra HD decoding applications: UHD HDR contribution monitoring, contribution decoding, delivery monitoring, new audio formats monitoring… Leveraging BBright’s open REST API, our customers can easily integrate such decoder into their existing infrastructure. BBright was the first company to provide broadcast quality SDR to HDR up-conversion in 2016 and we continue to extend our portfolio of HDR conversions on our products.”

About BBright.

BBright company focuses on rapid market transitions around 4K – Ultra HD, HEVC, multiscreen and content delinearization. BBright develops high-end 4K and HEVC software-based technologies running on broadcast-grade appliances such as live Ingest & Replay Playout servers (baseband or transport stream), professional Decoders and reference Test and QC systems for the Ultra HD video ecosystem. BBright serves various customers worldwide which are broadcast equipment manufacturers, 4K content vendors, video network operators (satellite, terrestrial), telco operators (IPTV) and public or private TV channels.

The company is privately held and was founded in 2013 in Rennes, France. www.bbright.com

Media contacts:

Laurent Appercel
Tel: +33 (0)2 99 12 17 65