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BBright to pioneer support of Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos on an HEVC contribution and monitoring decoder

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06 April 2020

BBright to pioneer support of Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos on an HEVC contribution and monitoring decoder.

The new and upgraded UHD-Decode platform is the first professional HEVC software decoder to feature decoding support for Dolby Vision®, Dolby Atmos®, and Dolby Audio™ in a single product.

BBright, the French specialists in advanced media processing and technologies, worked with Dolby Laboratories, a leader in immersive entertainment experiences, to develop an unmatched HD, Full-HD, and Ultra HD contribution and monitoring professional decoder embedding Dolby VisionDolby Atmos, and Dolby Audio support over HDMI.

Moreover, the BBright UHD-Decode supports Dolby AC-4 pass-through and (in the coming next release) Dolby E & ED2 pass-through in order to add more customer’s use-case versatility. As of today, supported baseband outputs are quad-3G SDI, 12G SDI as well as HDMI 2.0b with future uncompressed baseband over IP (i.e., SMPTE-2110) output on the roadmap for later this year.

UHD-Decode will be deployed during several major sport competitions in the coming year.

“QC and monitoring are a critical part of a live production workflow that ensures viewers are enjoying a best-in-class experience,” said Jean-Christophe Morizur, Senior Director, Pro Products and Solutions, Dolby Laboratories. “BBright’s integration of Dolby technologies into its latest decoding platform is a critical milestone on our journey to scale the delivery of next-generation immersive entertainment.”

 We are truly delighted to work with an industry leader such as Dolby Laboratories in order to deliver highly engaging and immersive Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos experiences to our customers and finally to the end-users. Various sports events around the globe will undoubtly benefit from these new HDR and audio object technologies for a better overall experience either in Full-HD 1080p or with genuine Ultra HD resolution. With all our latest improvements, our UHD-Decode solution is now offering a unique set of features way above the competition” said Guillaume Arthuis – BBright President.

On request, the UHD-Decode product can be remotely demonstrated by the BBright Team.