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Digital Video and HD, 2nd Edition by Charles Poynton

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1920 ×1080 HD

This chapter details a family of high-definition television systems standardized in SMPTE ST 274. The systems have an image format of 1920 ×1080, an aspect ratio of 16:9, and square sampling.

SMPTE ST 274, 1920 × 1080 Scanning and Analog and Parallel Digital Interfaces for Multiple Picture Rates.

SMPTE ST 274 represents agreement on colorimetry according to the international standard BT.709. Previous revisions of SMPTE ST 274 allowed use of 240M colour and luma parameters on an “interim” basis. It will take some time for manufacturers and users to complete the transition to the new standard.

HD equipment based on 1125/60 scanning and 1920×1035 image format, with nonsquare sampling, according to SMPTE 240M, was deployed for several ...

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