Ultra HD Forum: Phase A Guidelines

The purpose of this document is to describe consistent methods for the creation and delivery of Ultra HD content for consumer distribution along with a uniform set of characteristics that may be combined to produce content that can be considered “Ultra HD,” referred to as “UHD Phase A” in this document.

The scope includes delivery via the Internet, satellite, terrestrial broadcast and cable as transmission methods. It does not include encode and delivery of content via storage media, such as Blu-ray disc, HDD, SCSA devices, or similar, nor does it include encode and delivery of Digital Cinema content.