Next Generation Immersive Media
Quality requirements of next generation video and audio applications
Ultra-High Definition

Higher pixel density: more details
Wider field of view: more visible content
8K requires: 4X  data rate compared to 4K, and 16X to FHD

High Dynamic Range

High contrast: clear darker and brighter image areas
Improve sensation of sharpness
Requires at least 10-bit, and next gen 12-bit
Conversions between different formats needed (SDR, HDR10, HLG

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Wide Color Gamut

Extends the amount of colors than can be represented
Requires at least 10-bit
Conversions between difference spaces needed (BT.709, DCI-P3, BT.2020)

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High Frame Rate
100, 120, 200, 240, 300 fps

Provides smoother motion representation
More details in high motion regions
Requires 2X data rate for uncompressed video
20 to 30% more data for compressed video

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VR & 360 Video

360° video requires 3X-4X the resolution of the FoV (~100°)
Stereoscopic 360 ° video requires 2X the data rate

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Next Generation Audio

Object Based Audio: 5.1 + 4 objects
Multichannel: 22.2 for SHV
High Order Ambisonics: spatial 3D audio for VR

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