UHD ALLIANCE PRESS RELEASE
December 8, 2015

UHD ALLIANCE COMPLETES PREMIUM SPECIFICATIONS FOR ULTRA HD DISPLAYS,
CONTENT AND DISTRIBUTION
— UHDA Information Agreement Available to Interested Companies —

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8, 2015 – The UHD Alliance (UHDA), the inter-industry group charged with fostering an ecosystem that fully realizes and promotes the consumer benefits of Ultra HD entertainment technology, announced today the completion of premium specifications for 4K Ultra HD displays, content and distribution.

Composed of the leading film studios, consumer electronics manufacturers, content distributors and technology companies, the UHDA will announce details of the new specifications and unveil a consumer-facing certification logo to identify products that can deliver the ultimate UHD experience at CES® 2016.

The UHDA’s specifications cover a combination of key features and consumer-tested benchmarks that will usher in a new era of in-home entertainment. The specification outlines performance metrics related to resolution, high dynamic range, and wide color gamut, as well as recommendations for immersive audio, among others. Advances in resolution, brightness, contrast, color and audio will enable certified displays and content to replicate the richness of life’s sights and sounds and allow in-home viewers to more fully and accurately experience the content creator’s vision.

Companies interested in the UHDA specification and the associated licensing terms can obtain a copy of the UHDA Information Agreement by going through: http://www.uhdalliance.org/contact-us/.

UHDA leadership and board members will be in attendance at the UHDA’s CES media briefing at 7 p.m. on Jan. 4, 2016, in Surf Ballroom D at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, immediately following CES Unveiled.

Media interested in attending the UHDA press event should email their details to press@uhdalliance.org.

For media inquiries:
HoogComm
Heather Schroeder Gioco
+1-713-299-1312
hgioco@hoogcomm.com

ABOUT THE UHD ALLIANCE:

The UHD Alliance (UHDA), comprising more than 30 member companies, is a global coalition of leading film studios, consumer electronics manufacturers, content distributors and technology companies aligned to foster the creation of an ecosystem that fully realizes and promotes the next generation premium in-home entertainment platform. Key characteristics of a robust next generation experience should offer 4K resolution as well as a mix of other features that include high dynamic range, wide color gamut, high frame rate and immersive audio, among other features. UHDA Board members are executives from: The DIRECTV Group Inc, Dolby Laboratories, LG Electronics, Netflix, Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Sony Corporation, Technicolor, The Walt Disney Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Entertainment. To learn more about the UHD Alliance, please visit: www.uhdalliance.org

About UHD Alliance

The UHD Alliance is a global coalition of leading film studios, TV brands, content distributors, post-production and technology companies that aim to create a unified criterion for premium UHD platforms, from devices to content including next generation features like as 4K resolution, High Dynamic Range, Wide Color Gamut, High Frame Rate and Immersive Audio. The group is composed of DIRECTV, Dolby Laboratories, LG Electronics Inc., Netflix, Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Sharp Corporation, Sony Visual Product Inc., Technicolor, The Walt Disney Studios, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Entertainment.