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Dolby Vision

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

Eutelsat: “UHD not as successful as we hoped”

Eutelsat’s Cristiano Benzi, SVP Global/Professional Video, speaking during the satellite operator’s Webinar on UHD and its prospects, stated that “UHD was not as successful as Eutelsat had hoped”. Out of some 7,000 channels carried by Eutelsat only 34 are currently in UHD. Benzi said that on Eutelsat’s important Hot Bird satellite position, there were almost […]

March 25, 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

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

Unified Origin software available in Microsoft Azure

Unified Streaming, a specialist in smart video streaming technologies, has announced the general availability of its Unified Origin software on Microsoft Azure, making it easier for many online broadcasters and video providers to launch OTT services. Unified Origin via the Azure marketplace provides the broadcast-grade capabilities of Unified Origin in a more flexible and cost-effective […]

August 4, 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

Harmonic supports Dolby Vision

Harmonic has announced the first implementation of public cloud support for the delivery of Dolby Vision HDR live content, driving forward the live broadcast and streaming UHD HDR revolution. Harmonic has integrated Dolby Vision into its VOS cloud streaming platform and XOS software-based appliance to streamline UHD HDR live production, ensuring the highest possible quality […]

July 15, 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

HBO Max app on Xfinity X1 and Flex

WarnerMedia and Comcast have confirmed the rollout of the HBO Max app on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex, providing Xfinity customers with access to HBO Max’s full portfolio of original series and programming in one integrated experience. X1 and Flex customers will be able to access the HBO Max app over the Internet by […]

December 16, 2020