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Dolby Vision Coming to Sony 4K Ultra HDTVs

Dolby Laboratories announced that Sony’s new line of premium 4K Ultra HDTVs will feature Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology.

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Dolby Laboratories Announces Dolby Vision Coming to Sony’s 4K HDR TV Line

LAS VEGAS — Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that Sony’s newly announced premium 4K HDR TV line will feature Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) technology. Sony’s new HDR TV line will give its global customers access to spectacular HDR experiences in the home with Dolby Vision.

Leveraging the HDR innovation that powers Dolby’s most advanced cinemas around the world, Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors. Dolby’s deep expertise in bringing advanced technologies from the cinema to the home has led to distinct features that enable Dolby Vision to deliver extraordinary viewing experiences to home consumers. Dolby Vision is the preferred HDR mastering workflow for major studios and a growing number of creative professionals, so consumers will have access to more of what they want to watch in HDR, including a robust portfolio of movies and episodic content. Dolby today delivers spectacular experiences in broadcast, gaming, music, and other genres, and this expertise serves as the foundation that will enable Dolby Vision to drive the future of entertainment tomorrow.

“Our collaboration with Sony marks another significant milestone for Dolby Vision,” said Giles Baker, Senior Vice President, Consumer Entertainment Group, Dolby Laboratories. ”Now consumers can experience next-generation imaging on Sony TVs worldwide, and have access to a vibrant selection of premium cinematic and episodic content.”

From content creation to distribution and playback, Dolby Vision is an end-to-end solution supported by leading Hollywood directors, major studios and distributors, and TV OEMs worldwide. On-demand streaming services feature a strong lineup of Dolby Vision content with more than 80 studio titles available today, including blockbuster favorites from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Additionally, more than 100 hours of original content is available in Dolby Vision across leading OTT providers globally, and consumers will soon have access to Dolby Vision titles on Ultra HD Blu-ray™ disc, with anticipated availability in early 2017.

“We are thrilled to work with Dolby to incorporate Dolby Vision into our newly announced premium 4K HDR TV line, giving our consumers access to top-of-the-line HDR content,” said Kazuo Kii, Deputy President, Sony Visual Products Inc. “Dolby Vision enables dramatic imaging, incredible brightness, breathtaking contrast, and a fuller range of colors that preserve artistic intent.”

About Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision transforms your TV experience with dramatic imaging—incredible brightness, contrast, and color that bring entertainment to life before your eyes via OTT online streaming, Ultra HD Blu-ray, broadcast, and gaming applications.

About Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories creates audio, video, and voice technologies that transform entertainment and communications in mobile devices, at the cinema, at home, and at work. For more than 50 years, sight and sound experiences have become more vibrant, clear, and powerful in Dolby. For more information, please visit