Digital TV News: Dolby

Reach of NEXTGEN TV HDR tops 70 million homes in the U.S.
Jun 13, 2024 – U.S. broadcasters are launching new interactive services and enhanced picture and sound quality with NEXTGEN TV, now that three-quarters of households have access to NEXTGEN TV signals.
News categories: Pearl TV, RUN3TV, Anne Schelle, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, USA, UX

Max arrives in France and Poland
Jun 11, 2024 – Max is now live and available to watch in France and Poland, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has announced, completing the first wave of European launches that began last month.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, JB Perrette, Digital TV, France, Poland, Streaming

ZTE launches soundbar STB powered by Android TV
May 30, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) unveiled a soundbar set-top box (STB) powered by Android TV at BroadcastAsia 2024. The STB also integrates Dolby Atmos immersive audio technology.
News categories: ZTE, Dolby, Android TV, Asia, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX

Panasonic offers Fire TV, Google TV and Powered by TiVo
May 14, 2024 – Panasonic has announced its line-up of OLED and LED TVs for 2024, with high-end TVs coming with Fire TV built in. Google TV and Powered by TiVo are also offered on its W70A and W60A LED models.
News categories: Panasonic, Paul Darch, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Gray Television rolls out advanced features with NEXTGEN TV
Apr 29, 2024 – Gray Television (NYSE: GTN) is using NEXTGEN TV at its NBC affiliate WAVE(TV) in Louisville, Kentucky to broadcast in HDR with immersive sound, and its FOX affiliate KVVU(TV) has launched as a NEXTGEN Virtual Broadband IP Channel in Las Vegas.
News categories: Gray Television, Pat LaPlatney, Sandy Breland, Rob Folliard, John O’Brien, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Shift2Stream to use Tolka ATSC 3.0 certified software in Vélo STB
Apr 11, 2024 – Shift2Stream and Tolka have announced that Shift2Stream will use Tolka's ATSC 3.0 certified software stack in Vélo, its NextGen TV hybrid OTT/OTA Google-certified STB powered by Android TV.
News categories: Tolka, Shift2Stream, Alex Day, Mark Jensen, Android TV, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, USA

Roku's new Roku Pro Series televisions now available
Apr 10, 2024 – Roku (Nasdaq: ROKU) has announced that its Roku Pro Series televisions are now available. The TVs combine picture innovations and a new Voice Remote Pro with Roku's operating system.
News categories: Roku, Chris Larson,, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, UX

Skyworth and China Mobile launch 8K set-top box
Mar 20, 2024 – Skyworth Digital and China Mobile have launched an 8K set-top box in the He Nan province of China, marking the first deployment of a commercial 8K TV service in the telecom market.
News categories: Skyworth, China Mobile, China, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box

Warner Bros. Discovery to launch Max in Europe beginning May 21
Mar 21, 2024 – Warner Bros. Discovery (Nasdaq: WBD) has announced that Max, its enhanced streaming service, will launch in the first European countries beginning May 21.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, JB Perrette, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming