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Dolby Atmos

Dolby revenues up; reduces guidance

Dolby Labs surprised analysts with outperforming consensus expectations. The company posted Q1 revenues of $334.37 million (€317.9m) in the period to March 31st 2022 (up from $319.6 million in the same period last year). Kevin Yeaman, CEO, told analysts that the industry Dolby served was still in uncertain times and consequently was reducing its outlook […]

May 9, 2022By Chris Forrester

Dolby crashes 10%

Dolby Laboratories, usually one of the more reliable technology stocks, crashed 10 per cent on February 4th following poor Q1 results and warnings that Covid-based problems were still impacting the business. On the upside the company said it had acquired ultralow-latency specialists Millicast. San Francisco-based Dolby’s numbers saw a near-41 per cent decline in Q1 […]

February 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Survey: US adults value audio quality

Findings from a new survey of US adults (18+ or older) who regularly listen to music, commissioned by immersive entertainment experiences specialist Dolby Laboratories, indicate that many, particularly Gen Z, have recently discovered iconic songs and artists from past decades for the first time while others are rediscovering songs from their past. The research revealed […]

December 6, 2021

HBO Max goes live in Spain and Nordics

HBO Max, the streaming platform from WarnerMedia, has rolled out in the Nordics and Spain, commencing its 27-territory rollout in Europe. HBO Max offers series and movies from Warner Bros, HBO, DC, Cartoon Network and Max Originals in one place. A month-long launch promotion (ending November 30th) has been announced that gives new customers 50 […]

October 26, 2021By Nik Roseveare

TAG Video Systems launches Realtime Media Platform

TAG Video Systems, a specialist in realtime, software-based deep monitoring of linear video workflows, has launched the Realtime Media Platform, an open-source paradigm that monitors, aggregates, manages and utilizes data-driven viewer analytics to provide users with the insight required to build performant linear media systems. The unique, multi-level Realtime Media Platform provides users with the […]

October 6, 2021

Wiztivi creates new personalised Video Soundbox experience

By creating the user interface of Sagemcom’s brand-new Video Soundbox, Wiztivi brings together the best of video, audio and voice control, and opens up new possibilities for a significant level of customisation. The user experience has never been so complete within a set-top box. The new Video Soundbox combines the latest technologies in video, audio […]

September 23, 2021

Comcast introduces XiOne streaming device

Leveraging its combined group technology expertise, Comcast has launched the XiOne, a new global wireless streaming device currently available in Italy and Germany to Sky Q customers and beginning its rollout in the United States to Xfinity Flex customers. In Europe, the XiOne enables the first delivery of video services over IP for Sky customers. […]

September 22, 2021

Telestream Vantage now supports Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision

Telestream, a provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring, and test and measurement solutions for the production and distribution of video, has announced that its Vantage Media Processing Platform now supports Dolby Atmos immersive audio and Dolby Vision HDR. Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos content is now available worldwide from the leading streaming and […]

July 20, 2021

Sagemcom launches Video Soundbox

Sagemcom announces its latest innovation, the Video Soundbox: an all-in-one compact product, developed with best-in-class partners, in order to offer the best of video, audio, OTT and voice recognition-based services to end users. The Video Soundbox is a product for service operators. It has been developed with Dolby to become the first certified Dolby Atmos […]

July 16, 2021

Vestel rolls out Dolby Atmos to more TVs across Europe 

Vestel is set to bring Dolby Atmos to more Smart TVs across Europe. Marking the next step in its commitment to Dolby Atmos, Vestel has now rolled out the immersive audio technology to the majority of Vestel 4K Smart TV ranges. These include 4K Smart TVs designed under Vestel-owned licence brands. “This wider roll-out of […]

July 13, 2021