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Samsung partners with Amazon to start streaming HDR10+ video content

Amazon Prime members having Samsung QLED and UHD TVs can enjoy HDR10+ content starting Wednesday

Samsung, Amazon to start streaming premium video content

Samsung says it will start the streaming HRD10+ videos via its premium TVs in partnership with Amazon. According to reports publishes on Yonhap News users of Samsung’s high-end QLED and UHD TVs can enjoy quality content through the Amazon Prime Video streaming application starting Wednesday.

HDR10+ technology is a next-generation standard for high-resolution video content promoted by Samsung. HDR10+, also known as HDR10 Plus, was announced on April 20, 2017, by Samsung and Amazon Video.

HDR10+ updates HDR10 by adding dynamic metadata which is based on Samsung application SMPTE ST 2094-40. The dynamic metadata is additional data that can be used to more accurately adjust brightness levels on a scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame basis. HDR10+ is an open standard and is royalty-free; it is supported by Colorfront’s Transkoder and MulticoreWare’s x265.

Amazon Video is the first streaming video service that will implement HDR10+ technology to deliver a new source of high-quality digital video to Prime Video customers, the company said.

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Credits: Samsung

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