Eros Now launches Dolby support

Leading Indian OTT platform Eros Now has announced support for Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. At launch, the service will stream several films in Dolby Atmos including historical romance Bajirao Mastani, romcom Manmarziyaan and action thriller Action Jackson. Original series available in Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos are promised in the near future.  Eros Now […]

Netflix teams up with Dolby for HDR and Atmos

Netflix has teamed up with Dolby Laboratories to deliver the first combined Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision high-dynamic range (HDR) streaming experience to consumers around the world. With the release of Netflix Original Movie Okja, Netflix subscribers around the world will have access to the first combined Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision experience streaming from Netflix […]

DTG appoints Virgin TV, Dolby to council

The DTG has added senior executives from Virgin TV and Dolby to its governing body. Virgin TV director of digital entertainment product development, Louise Fussell, and Dolby director of imaging standards and technology Simon Gauntlett join the DTG Council. “With a wealth of experience, both Simon and Louise are expertly placed to take on their […]

DTG announces restructure, departure of CTO

The DTG has announced a restructure that will see a number of its members take new roles in the organisation, as CTO Simon Gauntlett departs to work for Dolby. Gauntlett, who has been at the DTG for 10 years, is leaving at the end of September to become director of imaging standards and technology at […]

TRT offers HbbTV VoD in Dolby Digital Plus

Turkish Radio and Television has become the first national broadcaster in Turkey to broadcast its HbbTV VoD services in Dolby Digital Plus. The first content to be streamed will be the historical documentary East to West: The River Flowing Westward from LionTV UK and TRT. TRT’s HbbTV VoD services, also known as TRT ARTI, are […]

MStar adopts Dolby Vision for 4K UHD TV SoCs

Chipset provider MStar has teamed up with Dolby to deliver Dolby Vision-based 4K Ultra HD system-on-a-chip solutions for HDR TVs next year. Dolby has been an early leader in HDR, though its technology is one of a number of HDR systems that are competing for attention – others include proposals from Japan’s NHK, the UK’s […]

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 […]

UltraViolet content partners choose Dolby Digital Plus

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros Home Entertainment are to encode movies and TV shows in the UltraViolet Common File Format using Dolby Digital Plus, enabling UltraViolet users to view content with Dolby Digital Plus sound. The UltraViolet CFF is due to launch later this year, following work done by DECE members […]

Dimetis’s Boss Stream Viewer supports Dolby standards

Dimetis’s Boss Stream Viewer, a software based multi viewer for monitoring and analysis of video streams, has been adapted to support Dolby standards.   The Boss Stream Viewer has been extended to meet crucial additional functions, the processing of multi-channel audio according to Dolby Digital 5.1. The display of six audio channels is svailable as […]

Dolby and Philips launch Dolby 3D

Dolby has teamed up with Philips to launch Dolby 3D, a 3D HD format and set of technologies it says can deliver full HD 3D content to 3D-enabled devices including glasses-free displays. The technology will be demonstrated at next week’s NAB Show. The focus of the project will be to work with original equipment manufacturers […]