Malissa Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I
OLED Curve of the Future
Malissa Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I, CQT, CQD, JOATMON
InfoComm Top Woman in AV 2012
InfoComm Educator of the Year 2013
Cer>ﬁca>on CommiLee Alumni
SME and Item Writer for Infocomm
18 Years in the Industry
A black level lower than .0005 nits and a max brightness of at least 540 nits
A black level lower than .05 nits and a max brightness of at least 1,000 nits
Must meet one of these two standards….Why?
• Comparison of the brightest whites to
the darkest blacks
• 300:1 Brightness (luminance) of the
white areas in the image are 300 >mes
brighter than that of the blacks
• Important as this aﬀects our ability to
perceive both image brightness and
Can You See a Difference?!
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Organic Light-Emifng Diode
Doesn’t require a backlight
Thin and low-energy consuming
Eastman Kodak invented OLED
technology in the early 1980s
Lifetime of OLED!
Display used 10 hours per day for 10 years
Total Usage = 36,520 hours
LG claims OLEDs lifespan of 100,000 hours
2013 Lifespan was 36,000 hours
LCD Half-Life typically rated for
G6 Series by LG
• OLED (Organic Light-Emifng Diode) panel, RGBW method
• 4K (3840 x 2160) Resolu>on
• Premium HDR compliant (at least .0005 nits minimum luminance ,
at least 540 nits maximum luminance)
• Capable of HDR10 playback
• Extended OLED color range approxima>ng the DCI-P3 color space
• Pasive 3D capable
• 4.2 Channnel 60@ audio
• Four HDMI 2.2 Capable inputs
• Web OS 3.0 smart plalorm
• LG Is the First to Market with OLED
• Inﬁnite Contrast Ra>o
How it’s Made!
– A large backlight shines through the screen
– Full Array and Edge Lit
How it’s Made!
Edge Lit Full Array
• LED Full Array
• U>lizing Local Dimming
• Zones of control for backligh>ng
• Samsung KS9800 150 zones
• Sony X940D 96 zones
• Actually Blue Leds coated with a Yellow
High Dynamic Range!
• Boosts Contrast Ra>o
• Much ﬁner detail in shades
• Introduces Wide Color Gamut (WCG)
• More Colors
HDR is there a Difference?!
Dolby Vision HDR No HDR
2 Players Enter the Arena!
Vizio Reference Series
HDR 10 – Dolby Vision!
Both require minimum 4k (3,840 x 2,160)
Both call for Wide Color Gamut 90% of DCI-P3
Both require 10 bit color depth
Dolby Vision Beyond!
• Mastering supports up to 10,000 nits peak brightness, with
a current 4,000 nit peak brightness target
• HDR 10 mastering supports 4,000 nits peak brightness with
a current 1,000 nit peak brightness target
• Dolby Vision mastering supports up to 12 bit color depth
• HDR 10 is mastered for 10 bits
• Dolby vision mastering supports up to BT2020 color space
• HDRr10 is mastered for DCI-P3
Test HDR and Dolby Vision!
• Two iden>cal displays
– LG OLED 4K TVs