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Dolby Atmos for gaming: What is it and what games support it?

Dolby Atmos for gaming: What is it and what games support it?

By Adrian Willings

Dolby Atmos is the bleeding edge of home cinema technology when it comes to surround sound audio. We've covered what Atmos is and how it works before, but for gamers, things are getting more interesting now as it's now possible to get Dolby Atmos on both... Read more

Dolby Vision just got a lot more affordable thanks to Vestel partnership

Dolby Vision just got a lot more affordable thanks to Vestel partnership

By Max Langridge

Dolby and Vestel have announced a partnership that will see the former's Dolby Vision HDR TV technology arrive on all of Vestel's Ultra HD TVs, including OLED. What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained If you're not familiar with Vestel,... Read more

Mobile HDR: Dolby Vision, HDR10 and Mobile HDR Premium explained

Mobile HDR: Dolby Vision, HDR10 and Mobile HDR Premium explained

By Chris Hall

Mobile HDR is one of the biggest movements in mobile devices in 2017. It's something that's been landing on flagship phones through-out the year, with everyone from Apple to HTC getting in on the act. It's following a trend that's been tearing through... Read more

What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained

What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained

By Max Langridge

The television world is never short of technical terms and abbreviations, and keeping up with them all and understanding what they all do can be a nightmare. The biggest TV trend to come out of the past few years is High Dynamic Range, or HDR. We've already... Read more

What is Dolby Cinema? Why the UK needs 'the OLED of theatre'

What is Dolby Cinema? Why the UK needs 'the OLED of theatre'

By Mike Lowe

You know the phrase "seeing is believing"? On a recent trip to Dolby Laboratories we got to sample first hand exactly what that means in terms of theatrical installs, having sampled the reference Dolby Cinema on site at the company's headquarters.To some... Read more

Dolby Atmos explained: What is it and how do I get it?

Dolby Atmos explained: What is it and how do I get it?

By Rik Henderson

Home cinema isn't just about the picture, sound is just as important too. For years we've have 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound systems, but now that's all changed thanks to the mainstream arrival of Dolby Atmos.Dolby Atmos has made a big impact since its... Read more

Dolby Atmos in a laptop? First impressions of Dolby Atmos Sound System

Dolby Atmos in a laptop? First impressions of Dolby Atmos Sound System

By Chris Hall

Huawei has unveiled the MateBook X, its attempt to muscle in on the thin and light laptop space, rivalling devices like the Apple MacBook or the Asus ZenBook 3.There's a number of firsts that you totally expect from Huawei: really thin bezels give you... Read more

Dolby Vision is now available as a software update to upgrade compatible kit

Dolby Vision is now available as a software update to upgrade compatible kit

By Max Langridge

Dolby Vision is Dolby's very own end to end HDR solution for movies and TV. We've been able to see it in action on numerous occasions and have always been blown away by the image quality it serves up. What is Dolby Vision?: Dolby's very own HDR TV tech... Read more

Football in 4K and Dolby Atmos, is there anything better? Our verdict

Football in 4K and Dolby Atmos, is there anything better? Our verdict

By Max Langridge

We've written a lot about Dolby Atmos of late, especially about the audio tech's ability to enhance movie viewing. But it doesn't stop there.BT Sport has taken the bold step to accompany some of its Ultra HD presentations of live footy matches with Dolby... Read more

Liverpool v Chelsea to be broadcast in 4K and Dolby Atmos

Liverpool v Chelsea to be broadcast in 4K and Dolby Atmos

By Rik Henderson

Tonight, BT Sport will broadcast the first football match with Dolby Atmos audio. And as it's also being presented in 4K Ultra HD, it could very well be the best television presentation of footy we've ever seen.The top of the tablet clash between Liverpool... Read more

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

By Luke Edwards

The year of 4K UHD Blu-ray is here in 2016 and it's bringing High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos too.Finally those 4K TVs that were bought in the Christmas sales can really get some use with enhanced picture vibrancy, colours and contras from this new... Read more

Special edition Game of Thrones Blu-ray box-sets get Dolby Atmos soundtracks

Special edition Game of Thrones Blu-ray box-sets get Dolby Atmos soundtracks

By Rik Henderson

Home cinema buffs who have already invested in AV receivers with Dolby Atmos support have struggled to find natively recorded content in the format's relatively short life so far, but it looks like a corner has been turned.HBO has decided to remaster... Read more

Dolby Vision finally ready for public consumption, partners with Sharp and Netflix to bring it to market

Dolby Vision finally ready for public consumption, partners with Sharp and Netflix to bring it to market

By Rik Henderson

Dolby has announced that it is finally ready to bring Dolby Vision to market. The television technology has been discussed and touted for a while, but companies such as Sharp and TCL are expected to release supported sets later this year. Prototype TVs... Read more

Lovefilm adds Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround to PS3

Lovefilm adds Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround to PS3

By Luke Edwards

If you’re a Lovefilm users who watches through a PS3 you might have been wasting your 5.1 surround system, until now. Lovefilm on PS3 now supports full Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround.The new Lovefilm app for PS3 can be downloaded now to instantly upgrade... Read more

Dolby creates super screen tech with 4000 nits brightness

Dolby creates super screen tech with 4000 nits brightness

By Luke Edwards

Not satisfied with pioneering amazing sound delivery with Dolby Atmos, Dolby is now also moving to screens. It’s new pet project aims to deliver a super screen with a brightness that’s never been seen before. It's also working on glasses-free 3D that... Read more

Dolby Atmos: Realising fully immersive surround sound

Dolby Atmos: Realising fully immersive surround sound

By Mike Lowe

Pocket-lint was invited to Dolby’s new European HQ in central London to take a gander - well, lend an ear - to its latest surround technology, Dolby Atmos.So what exactly is it? Dolby Atmos is a cinema-only (at least for now) surround system, but it... Read more

Dolby Axon wants to improve your chatter on your console

Dolby Axon wants to improve your chatter on your console

By Stuart Miles

Dolby has released a new audio technology that it hopes will let Xbox 360 and PS3 gamers hear realistic voice communication, complete with surround panning and distance attenuation, at GDC in San Francisco.Called Dolby Axon, and already available on some... Read more

TerraTec  launch Aureon 7.1 PCI featuring Live Dolby Digital encoding

TerraTec launch Aureon 7.1 PCI featuring Live Dolby Digital encoding

By Stuart Miles

Terratec has launched a new sound card that promises eight channels and Dolby Digital Live Encoding for anyone seeking an affordable option for equipping computers with state-of-art Surround technology. The new promises Terratec Aureon 7.1 PCI allows... Read more