Thursday January 03, 2019

VESA Introduces DisplayHDR True Black Standard for OLED and Emissive Displays

VESA has announced that it has created a new variant of the DisplayHDR standard that promises up to 100X deeper black levels for OLED and other emissive displays. When compared to VESA's DisplayHDR 1000 performance tier; DisplayHDR True Black allows for up to 100X deeper black levels, a greater dynamic range and a 4X improvement in rise time. Vesa has also added in a new 500 performance level test for ultra-lightweight HDR laptops. This standard will also apply to monitors. "A specification performance summary table for the VESA DisplayHDR and DisplayHDR True Black standards is available for download."

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"Embracing the new DisplayHDR True Black standard, OLED is the ideal display technology for mixing bright highlights with deep, true blacks, so consumers can create extraordinary content or simply appreciate incredibly breathtaking imagery on their PCs," said Jeremy Yun, vice president, OLED Marketing Team, Samsung Display Company. "The new standard, when coupled with VESA's DisplayHDR logo program, will show consumers that True Black represents a highly important step in enhancing gaming, TV or movie watching, as well as viewing and editing of photos and videos. Users can see and feel a dynamic range that yields a superior high-end HDR experience."