Huawei and Dolby Laboratories announce world’s first Dolby Vision-enabled set-top box


Huawei and Dolby Laboratories, recently announced that the Huawei Q22 set-top box is the first IPTV set-top box in the world to support Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) technology.

“Locally, with the rapid deployment of high speed broadband networks, IP video with its high quality video and interactive experience will attract a growing number of
users,” says Edison Xie, head of media relations Southern Africa region.

Leveraging the HDR innovation that powers Dolby’s most advanced cinemas around the world, Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colours. Dolby’s deep expertise in bringing advanced technologies from the cinema to the home has led to distinct features that enable Dolby Vision to deliver extraordinary viewing experiences to home consumers. Dolby today delivers spectacular experiences in broadcast, gaming, music, and other genres, and this expertise serves as the foundation that will enable Dolby Vision to drive the future of entertainment.

“It is tremendously exciting to see Huawei deliver the first IPTV set-top box with Dolby Vision support, adding to the ever-expanding list of Dolby Vision ecosystem partners,” said Giles Baker, senior vice president, Consumer Entertainment Group, Dolby Laboratories.

Xie adds, “We are ready, alongside local partners to deliver these IPTV set-top boxes to the market, and in so doing meet a multi-level demand.”

From content creation to distribution and playback, Dolby Vision is an end-to-end solution supported by leading Hollywood directors, major studios and distributors, and TV OEMs worldwide.