RENNES – France, 3rd September 2018
BBright Supports Dolby AC-4 on its UHD-Decode.
BBright, the French specialists in advanced video technologies for broadcasters, IPTV/network operators and content owners, has co-worked with Dolby Laboratories to develop the most advanced audio features from its 4K/UHD decoder.
UHD-Decode now supports Dolby AC-4 in pass-through mode, as a first step, as well as all other Dolby audio formats, including Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby Digital and Dolby E. Such audio features position the UHD-Decode as a unique HEVC, AVC, MPEG decoder in the 4K/UHD market.
Other developments include compatibility with HDR streams (HLG or PQ/HDR10) with adequate HDR signalization. Video input resolution can be upscaled or downscaled, in real-time, to match the desired video output resolution. Quad 3G-SDI outputs come as standard, with HDMI 2.0b and 12G-SDI being an option.
“BBright UHD-Decode becomes more than ever a versatile and multi-function software-based video decoder allowing quick field upgrades at no hardware cost. Being used by Tier 1 service providers on major sports events in 2018, this product is equally suitable for lab work and tests of pioneering audio technologies such as provided by Dolby AC-4 and ATMOS. We are delighted and thankful to keep collaborating with a world leading technological partner such as Dolby Laboratories on their new generation audio solution,” said Laurent Appercel, BBright Marketing Director.
BBright company focuses on rapid market transitions around 4K – Ultra HD, HEVC, multiscreen and content delinearization. BBright develops high-end 4K and HEVC software-based technologies running on broadcast-grade appliances such as live Ingest & Replay Playout servers (baseband or transport stream), professional Decoders and reference Test and QC systems for the Ultra HD video ecosystem. BBright serves various customers worldwide which are broadcast equipment manufacturers, 4K content vendors, video network operators (satellite, terrestrial), telco operators (IPTV) and public or private TV channels.
The company is privately held and was founded in 2013 in Rennes, France. www.bbright.com
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