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Old December 6th 17, 10:23 AM posted to
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Default Blue Planet II Comes To iPlayer In 4K HDR

"Java Jive" wrote in message

"The BBC's Blue Planet II programme is to become its first TV series to be
made available in 4K resolution and high dynamic range (HDR) colour via
its iPlayer catch-up service.

All seven episodes of the marine-themed show are being made available to
UK-based owners of select TVs.

Until now, the BBC had only released programmes in this format via
ultra-high definition (UHD) Blu-ray discs."

But what they don't say is whether the dynamic compression management
system employed on iPlayer's servers will allow end-users to download the
programmes without them being ruined by over compression at download time.

Pardon my ignorance, but would the 10k stream be for Flash or HTML5.....the
Beeb seems to be hanging on to Flash.