Updates in anticipation of Avatar release

by Bob Raikes

What They Say In preparation for the release of Avatar:The Way of Water, we’ve seen a small flurry of activity. Barco sent out guidance to cinema operators of its projectors with details of the …

Tags:3D Cinema| Dolby| IMAX

Dolby acquires Millicast for Low Latency Streaming

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Dolby said that it had bought Millicast, a specialist in real time low latency. The firm says it can support up to 1 million global viewers with ‘sub-second’ latency with broadcast …

Tags:Asus| Dell| Dolby| Dolby Atmos| Dolby Vision| Financial Data| Mergers & Acquisitions| Samsung

Do You Need Higher Frame Rates with HDR for ‘the Cinematic Look’?

by Bob Raikes

I have long thought that HDR and higher resolution images alone or together makes the effect of low frame rates more obviously, so I was pleased to see a paper in the SMPTE Motion …

Tags:Dolby| HDR - High Dynamic Range| HFR - High Frame Rate| R&D (Research & Development)| SMPTE

So, There’s no Colour Content above P3 Gamut, is There? (Part 2)

by Bob Raikes

This is the second part of a short series on how wider colour gamut content is coming to the market. Yesterday , I looked at how the technology allows content with wider colour gamut …

Tags:Blu-ray| Cinema| Colour Grading| Dolby| Rec 2020| Rec 709| UltraHD| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Ssimwave Viewer Experience Solution Achieves Dolby Certification

by Artem Alekseenko

SSIMWAVE announced that its SSIMPLUS® Viewer Experience monitoring product has been approved by Dolby Laboratories for its ability to decode Dolby Vision® enabled content. The certification follows extensive tests and makes SSIMPLUS the first …

Tags:Certification| Dolby| HDR - High Dynamic Range

Dolby Laboratories and Wanying Cinema Line to Open More Dolby Cinemas in China

by Andrew Fenn

Dolby Laboratories and Wanying Cinema Line have announced a partnership to extend the Dolby Cinema experience to more moviegoers in China. The first location is expected to open at Wanying’s flagship site in Shenzhen, …

Tags:Back Panel| China| Cinema| Dolby| Dolby Vision| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 32

CineEurope 2018 Roundup

by Bob Raikes

Christie believes that the future is pure laser and, in contrast to Cinionic and Sony has decided not to offer Laser Phosphor in the cinema market. The company told us that pricing is at …

Tags:3D Cinema| Christie| CineEurope 2018| Cinema| Dolby| Large Display Monitor| NEC| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 26