More information about the videolab’s equipment and capabilities.

General Setup

  • Room compliant to ITU-R BT.500.
  • Sound proofed against outside noise.
  • Individually dimmable lights (6500K) for different and reproducible lighting conditions.
  • Depending on test conditions, up to five test subjects.


  • Video server with fast video raid (>500MB/s) and HD-SDI Dual-Link output.
  • D1 tape deck.
  • 7.1 surround sound system.

Displays & Supported Formats

  • Beyond HD  (2560x1600) up to 50 fps progressive
    • EIZO CG301W (30")
  • FullHD (1920x1080) up to 60 fps progressive
    • Sony BVM-L230 Class A HDTV reference display (24")
    • Sony 55X4500 (RGB-LED matrix backlight) (56")
    • EIZO CG243W (24")
    • JVC DLA-HD750 Projektor (2.4 m screen)
  • FullHD (1920x1080) up to 30 fps progressive
    • Cine-tal Cinemáge reference display (24")
  • SD-PAL
    • Sony BVM-2011P Class A SDTV reference display (20")
  • for CIF and smaller
    • Eizo S1921 (19")

Capabilities and Experience

  • Subjective video quality tests in all resolutions up to 2560x1600.
  • Experience with common standardized double/single stimulus methods.
  • Multiple tests done successfully for HDTV and SDTV material.