BEAVERTON, OR — At NAB, Tektronix (www.tek.com) showcased end-to-end solutions focused on content quality, signal integrity and regulatory compliance while the industry is embracing the challenges of transitioning to next-generation technologies and workflows. For post, the company showcased its Tektronix WFM8000 series 4K HDR waveform monitors. With the increasing adoption of 4K/Ultra High Definition (UHD) with High Dynamic Range (HDR) displays by the consumers and the increasing drive from the content delivery companies to differentiate their product offerings, there is an increasing demand from content providers to produce more content with stunning 4K HDR picture quality.
Tektronix WFM8000 series 4K HDR waveform monitors enable the creation of 4K HDR content starting from content acquisition in production trucks or studio applications to color grading or correction in post production applications, ensuring high levels of content quality with images that deliver a highly realistic viewing experience.
HDR features include graticules specifically set up for 18 percent grey (20 NITS) and 90 percent reflective white (100 NITS) for easy adjustments to correct grey and white points of content, essential in HDR applications. Other HDR capabilities include support for both SMPTE ST 2084 standard and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) as per the ARIB ST B-67 standard and support for a wide selection of camera log curves adopted by various camera manufacturers including S-Log, S-Log 2, S-Log 3, C-Log and Log-C.