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Images that engage your senses and stir your emotions—Dolby Vision brings entertainment to life before your eyes through a connection between cutting-edge playback technology and specially mastered content.
Feel the drama of a blazing orange sunset over deep turquoise waters, or the power of red metallic muscle cars racing through city streets at night. Be moved as Dolby Vision™ images captivate your senses with astonishing brightness, incomparable contrast, and brilliant color you can feel.
With a wider color gamut and high dynamic range (HDR), Dolby Vision revolutionizes the viewing experience in the cinema and on TV.
Available soon on the VIZIO Reference Series TV with streaming content from VUDU.
Now available in Dolby Cinema locations.
Current TVs display only 33 percent of colors. Dolby Vision expands that range dramatically.
Dolby Vision creates images up to 40 times brighter than current UHD TV signals.
Dolby Vision shows you the fine details in shadows, and greater depth in 2D and 3D images.
A richer and larger palette of color for stories: every shade, every hue, every storyline is as powerful as it gets. Dramas are more dramatic, adventures more exciting, mysteries more intriguing.
With Dolby Vision, this cityscape explodes with electric color.
Dolby Vision delivers images up to 40 times brighter than current TVs and allows for 500 times more contrast in the cinema. Highlights and images blaze out brightly from the screen. You get a finer sense of dimension, with more natural depth and shading.
The blast from the fire-eater's mouth radiates with heat you can almost feel.
When scenes are dark and shadows well defined, powerful emotion and drama come through. With a larger range of blacks and sharper contrast, you not only see and feel the difference, you sense fine details.
Details like the boxer's sweat and his tense muscles come to life in Dolby Vision.
Get it at home or see it at a Dolby Cinema, where powerful new laser projectors present images with unsurpassed color and contrast.
See your next movie at a Dolby Cinema for a truly immersive experience.
Dolby Vision enabled TVs, like the VIZIO Reference Series, increase brightness capacity and color accuracy to achieve the best image quality.
Learn more about the latest VIZIO® TVs with Dolby Vision. Visit VIZIO >
Content mastered in Dolby Vision will be available first on streaming services like VUDU. Use the app on your Dolby Vision enabled TV to watch the latest movies.
The Lego Movie in Dolby Vision is coming soon to VUDU®. Visit VUDU >
Check back here for the latest Dolby Vision titles at a Dolby Cinema and content that's coming soon from your favorite streaming service providers.
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Today's HD and ultra high-definition (UHD) TVs display the current Rec. 709 color gamut, but Dolby Vision massively expands luminance and color toward the newer Rec. 2020 color space. The Dolby Vision projector goes one step farther, encompassing Rec.2020 to achieve native color space.
Dolby Vision allows greater color grading, brightness, and contrast manipulation while using illumination ranges of up to 4,000 nits on mastering displays. This results in higher-quality visuals for more powerful stories.
No matter how many pixels are used to show moving images, Dolby Vision technology makes each capable of encompassing more dynamic range and a wider color gamut. Now, true, vivid colors can be displayed across the entire brightness range.
The Dolby Vision viewing experience begins with the creative concept. Once the visuals are captured with HDR cameras, postproduction techniques enable Dolby Vision distribution channels to deliver content to equipped TVs and cinema screens. This technology gives content creators a broader range of possibilities for expressing their creative vision. And Dolby Vision unleashes the dramatic difference.
In the past, filmmakers and content creators had to limit their creativity, knowing that their vision would be truncated throughout the process. But with Dolby Vision, directors have total control over brightness, highlights, and contrast. They can now envision greater drama and deliver more spectacular experiences.
Imaging technology has advanced greatly over the past few years, but current broadcast and cinema standards still impose limits. With Dolby Vision, creators can now tell their stories the way they intended to by capturing the exact levels of brightness and color and delivering them to you.
After shooting, directors and colorists can expand how they treat footage in dynamic new ways. With the greatest range of color and luminance available, and the most control over contrast and exposure, creators can push the limits of what's possible during postproduction and color grading.
Current limitations of delivery standards for video and cinema require the original content to be reencoded before it can be distributed, reducing the quality you experience.
Dolby Vision technology delivers more information and better images to the cinema or your living room, to help meet your desire for the highest-quality content.
The unleashed power of color and light presents a sensory experience found nowhere else except in a Dolby Vision technology enabled TV or cinema. Stories are no longer just seen, they are felt.
When your eye detects light, it signals the colors your brain sees. In the real world, the human eye also has the amazing ability to recognize a mixture of dark and light scenes.
Brightness is measured in a unit called a nit (that is, 1 candela/m2). For example, a sunny day is measured at up to 50,000 nits. Ninety percent of people surveyed prefer a viewing brightness level of up to 20,000 nits and trillions of colors. But today's TVs offer images displayed only at 100 nits and a small subset of colors. Cinemas are also constrained with limited peak brightness and less than 50 percent of the visible color space.
Now, Dolby Vision delivers the viewing experience that's closer to what we want to see.
There's been a disconnect between what's captured on camera and what can be displayed on TV and in the cinema. Constrained to 100 nits in broadcast and less than 50 nits in most movie theatres, today's standards result in reproduced images with narrow dynamic range. When the maximum brightness is restricted, brighter colors quickly become desaturated, limiting the quality of the experience.
To alleviate this problem, Dolby Vision masters content at 4,000 nits, resulting in more detailed images with greater contrast in both the cinema and at home. Brighter highlights and more nuanced darks go far beyond what is displayed today.
Instead of just adding more pixels with UHD (4K), we're making each pixel better by sending content mastered in Dolby Vision to a Dolby Vision enabled display.
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Dolby Vision capable monitors can display the entire latitude and color volume that today's advanced digital cameras capture.
Dolby Vision offers powerful, flexible capabilities for content creation and editing.
Content creators can color-grade using Dolby Vision prototype reference monitors to ensure the highest-fidelity master.
Digital cinema and live broadcast cameras can capture a wider dynamic range and color volume than a Rec. 709 monitor can display. Dolby Vision capable monitors provide the necessary range and color gamut.
The playback cameras and on-set data management systems support playback in SMPTE ST 2084:2014 (PQ) into a Dolby Vision capable monitor, providing a direct view and playback of the camera image in high dynamic range and wide color gamut on the set.
Dolby Vision capable monitors allow professionals to see the entire latitude and color volume that live-event cameras capture.
In live broadcast applications, broadcast cameras implement the SMPTE ST 2084 standard to provide broadcasts in Dolby Vision. The SMPTE 2084 camera output can be viewed live on Dolby Vision capable monitors.
Today's Rec. 709 monitors require you to bracket the exposure to see either highlights or black details. Dolby Vision monitors can simultaneously display the full dynamic range and color volume.
You can be sure that your VFX shots can be accurately matched or composited with other live action or VFX materials.
You won't need to change the way you work to take advantage of the wider dynamic range and color gamut.
The Dolby Vision metadata is saved and exported with the timeline, giving the editor and director the greatest flexibility in establishing the look of the movie after the cut.
Editing in Dolby Vision gives editors the complete visual information they need for better decision making.
The mezzanine file contains the Dolby Vision image essence and metadata, allowing easier creation of deliverables localized for language, political or cultural sensitivities, and creative changes.
While similar to existing color-grading workflows, the Dolby Vision workflow preserves more of what the camera originally captured and limits creative trade-offs.
The grade is created in traditional fashion except that imagery data is specified in PQ space (SMPTE 2084:2014), a perceptual space based on human vision that preserves dynamic range and color.
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