Dolby Laboratories

SMPTE appoints Dolby Labs VP as next president

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) has appointed Patrick Griffis, vice president of technology in the office of the CTO at Dolby Laboratories, as its next president. Griffis, who currently serves as SMPTE executive vice president, will take up his new post on January 1, 2019, and will hold the role for […]

Huawei and Dolby launch Dolby Vision HDR set-top box

Huawei and Dolby Laboratories have unveiled what they claim is the first IPTV set-top box to support the Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) technology. The Huawei Q22 set-top box will include the same Dolby HDR technology that can be found in cinemas, delivering greater brightness and contrast and a fuller range of colours in the home. […]

Thomson Video Networks, Dolby and STMicroelectronics in joint demo

Thomson Video Networks has teamed up with Dolby Laboratories and STMicroelectronics to demonstrate the delivery of HEVC compressed content with the Dolby AC-4 audio codec. According to Thomson, the partners demonstrated he first implementation of a complete encoding-decoding chain for HD and Ultra HD broadcast based on the new Dolby AC-4 audio codec at the […]